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February 24, 2022

Conservatives condemn Putin’s invasion of Ukraine

Ottawa, ON – The Hon. Candice Bergen, Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada and the Official Opposition issued the following statement on Putin’s invasion of Ukraine: “The Conservative Party of Canada stands in solidarity with Ukraine and its people. “Together with millions of Canadians and the Ukrainian community in...

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February 24, 2022

Conservatives Celebrate Canada’s Agriculture Day

Ottawa, ON – John Barlow, Conservative Shadow Minister for Agriculture, Agri-Food and Food Security, Dave Epp, Conservative Deputy Shadow Minister for Agriculture, Agri-Food and Food Security, and Richard Lehoux, Conservative Deputy Shadow Minister for Agriculture, Agri-Food and Food Security, today released the following statement celebrating Canada’s Agriculture Day: “Today we...

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February 16, 2022

Justin Trudeau’s record-high inflation means higher prices for essentials

Ottawa, ON – The Hon. Candice Bergen, Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada and the Official Opposition, released the following statement on a Statistics Canada report warning that inflation reached 5.1 per cent: “For the first time since September 1991, prices are up 5.1 per cent compared to a...

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February 15, 2022

Conservatives call for a plan to end all federal mandates and restrictions

Ottawa, ON – The Hon. Candice Bergen, Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada and the Official Opposition, released the following statement on the Conservative Opposition Day motion calling on the Liberals to table a plan to lift all federal mandates and restrictions: “Canadians urgently need a plan to get...

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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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