February 6, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Ottawa, ON – The Hon. Candice Bergen, Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada and the Official Opposition, today announced the appointment of Luc Berthold (Mégantic—L’Érable) as Deputy Leader of the Official Opposition and Québec Political Lieutenant. Mr. Berthold will also retain his responsibilities as Shadow Minister for Health for the time being:
“I’m thrilled that Luc has accepted to serve as Deputy Leader alongside our Conservative Caucus and I. Luc is well respected within our ranks and will be a strong and principled voice for Québec and the entire country. His vast experience and political vision will be an asset to our team, and I can’t wait for us to get to work.
“I would also like to thank Alain Rayes for all his work over the last few months. I’ve had the privilege to work with Alain for many years and I know him to be a very passionate, kind, and tireless politician. I’m looking forward to continuing to work with him in the House of Commons as we hold the Liberal government accountable on behalf of Canadians.”