Canada’s opposition Conservative Party elected Andrew Scheer as new leader

Andrew Scheer, leader of Canada's Conservative Party, speaks during a news conference following the Conservative Party Of Canada Leadership Conference in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, on Saturday, May 27, 2017. Canada's Conservative Party has settled on a stay-the-course candidate to be its next leader, electing Scheer to be Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s chief rival in a surprise multi-ballot victory. Photographer: Cole Burston/Bloomberg
Vastavam web: Canada’s main opposition Conservative Party has elected Andrew Scheer as its leader to take on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in the next election, expected in 2019.Scheer, 38, is a lawmaker from western Saskatchewan province who has pledged to reduce government spending and trim deficits. Scheer now faces the difficult task of uniting two deeply divided wings of the party ahead of the next election.He succeeds interim leader Rona Ambrose, who took over from then prime minister Stephen Harper after his defeat in the 2015 elections.