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Schmale and O’Toole in minority on climate change recognition

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Schmale and O’Toole in minority on climate change recognition

Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock MP Jamie Schmale found himself in the minority last month when a majority of Conservative delegates refused to vote for a statement that read “climate change is real and the party must be willing to act.”

A full 54 per cent of Conservative delegates voted against the statement with an election likely to be called within the next 12 to 18 months.

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Schmale backs O’Toole for Conservative Party leader

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Schmale and O’Toole in minority on climate change recognition

Jamie Schmale, the Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock MP, has thrown his support behind Erin O’Toole for the leadership of the Conservative Party of Canada, which will be determined by mail-in ballot in mid-August.

“Erin is a strategic thinker, level headed and a voice of reason in difficult times,” Schmale said.

The decision was not taken lightly, and the local member shared that both what he wanted, and the wishes of the local riding executive were taken into consideration before he declared for O’Toole.

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