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May 19, 2020

Andrew Scheer Statement on Canadian Forces Snowbirds Crash

Ottawa, ON – The Honourable Andrew Scheer, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and of the Official Opposition, issued the following statement on the crash of a Canadian Forces Snowbirds aircraft near Kamloops, BC: “On behalf of the entire Conservative caucus, I would like to express our sincere condolences to the family...

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May 19, 2020

The Conservative Case for Parliamentary Democracy

Ottawa, ON – Today, Conservative members of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs, Blake Richards, John Brassard, Eric Duncan and Corey Tochor published a report outlining the Conservative case for parliamentary democracy and calling on the Trudeau government to restore normal Parliamentary sittings.“There has been a tremendous amount...

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May 19, 2020

James Cumming Responds to Government’s CEBA Changes

Edmonton, AB – Today, James Cumming, Conservative Shadow Minister for Small Business and Export Promotion, issued the following statement regarding the Trudeau government’s decision to expand the eligibility criteria for the Canada Emergency Business Account:“Canada’s Conservatives are committed to helping Canadian business owners and workers through these trying times. Last...

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May 19, 2020

Hon. Andrew Scheer, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and of the Official Opposition, issues statement to celebrate Vesak

Ottawa, ON – The Honourable Andrew Scheer, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and of the Official Opposition, issued the following statement on Vesak: “Today, Buddhists in Canada and around the world will commemorate the birth, enlightenment, and the passing of Buddha.  “As the most important day in Buddhism, the community would normally celebrate by...

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Leona Alleslev

Meet Your MP

Leona Alleslev is the Member of Parliament (MP) for Aurora—Oak Ridges—Richmond Hill. Leona is a former Canadian Air Force Officer, Senior Manager, and entrepreneur.

After being elected in 2015, Leona was appointed as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public Services and Procurement. Leona later served on the National Defence Committee and the Citizenship and Immigration Committee. Leona is currently a member on the Foreign Affairs and International Development Committee and serves as the Shadow Cabinet Minister for Global Security, as well as a member of the Canadian NATO Parliamentary Association.

Prior to serving as your MP, Leona held leadership positions in the Department of National Defence, as well as senior managerial roles with IBM Canada and Bombardier Aerospace. She served on the Aerospace Industry Association of Canada, the Ontario Aerospace Council and the Women in Aerospace Association joint government/industry change initiatives.

Leona has also owned and operated two small businesses; an eco-tourism business in Temagami, and a custom closet and ‎home organization company in Aurora.

Leona earned a B.A. (Honours) in History and Political Science from the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston and received her Queen’s Commission to serve as an Air Force Logistic Officer.

She has lived all across Canada but Leona now calls Oak Ridges her home, where she has lived for the past 12 years with her husband Ted, and their two children Christopher and Hillary.

Leona is committed to serving her constituents and her country. As a Member of Parliament, some of her top priorities include working to achieve structural changes that will strengthen Canada’s economy, and supporting a comprehensive foreign and defence policy that will ensure our global competitiveness and security.

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