April 10th, 2020

Canadian Press NewsAlert: Conservatives suspend party’s leadership race

By The Canadian Press on March 26, 2020.

A cowboy hat is left inside an empty ballroom at the Conservative national convention in Halifax on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese

OTTAWA – The Conservative party is suspending its leadership race in the face of the ongoing crisis caused by COVID-19.

The party’s organizing committee made the decision in a meeting tonight, following days of pressure to adjust the campaign schedule.

More coming.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published March 26, 2020.

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