The Canadian Press

2015-11-05 | Conservative Interim Leader

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Conservatives pick an interim replacement today for Stephen Harper -- a decision that could, at least temporarily, mark a shift to how the party operates. Canadian Press reporter Terry Pedwell says there are eight members of Parliament running for the position, which was vacated by Stephen Harper after the Tories lost the October federal election. (Each candidate will be given three minutes to address their fellow caucus members today, and convince them why they would be the best choice to head the party until a more permanent replacement is chosen.)

Date: 2015-11-05
Placeline: OTTAWA.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 18 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << behind the scenes of the candidates have been lobbying hard to win the job but some have been criticized for being too closely associated with Stephen Harper's team or for having embraced the former leaders tone there are perks of the job including a hike in pay a car and driver and accommodation at stornoway the official residence of the opposition leader >>