Conservatives Name Shadow Cabinet

Update: Candice Bergen appointed Conservative House leader as Andrew Scheer has stepped down to consider run for the party leadership.


Interim Conservative Leader Rona Ambrose named her shadow cabinet for the upcoming parliament. Here is a list of MPS and their critic roles:

Rona Ambrose (Sturgeon River—Parkland) – Leader of the Opposition, Status of Women

Denis Lebel (Lac-Saint-Jean) – Deputy Leader, Intergovernmental Affairs

Ziad Aboultaif (Edmonton Manning) – National Revenue

Candice Bergen (Portage-Lisgar) – Natural Resources

Maxime Bernier (Beauce) – Innovation & Science, Economic Development

James Bezan (Selkirk—Interlake—Eastman) – National Defence

Steven Blaney (Bellechasse—Les Etchemins—Lévis) – Public Services & Procurement

Kelly Block (Carlton Trail—Eagle Creek) – Transport

Sylvie Boucher (Beauport—Côte-de-Beaupré—Île d’Orléans—Charlevoix) – La Francophonie

Alupa Clarke (Beauport-Limoilou) – Veterans Affairs

Tony Clement (Parry Sound—Muskoka) – Foreign Affairs

Gérard Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent) – Employment & Workforce, Labour

Ed Fast (Abbotsford) – Environment and Climate Change

Marilyn Gladu (Sarnia—Lambton) – Science

Kellie Leitch (Simcoe—Grey) – Health

Cathy McLeod (Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo) – Indigenous & Northern Affairs

Rob Nicholson (Niagara Falls) – Justice

Deepak Obhrai (Calgary Forest Lawn) – International Development

Erin O’Toole (Durham) – Public Safety & Emergency Preparedness

Pierre Poilievre (Carleton) – Treasury Board

Lisa Raitt (Milton) – Finance

Michelle Rempel (Calgary Nose Hill) Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship

Blake Richards (Banff—Airdrie) – Tourism

Gerry Ritz (Battlefords—Lloydminster) – International Trade

Peter Van Loan (York—Simcoe) – Canadian Heritage

Karen Vecchio (Elgin—Middlesex—London) – Families, Children, and Social Development

Chris Warkentin (Grande Prairie—Mackenzie) – Agriculture

Dianne Watts (South Surrey—White Rock) – Infrastructure & Communities