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Quebec Sovereigntists: Conservatives and Andrew Scheer

quebec sovereigntists: In the 1980s, it successfully allied the restive West and fiscal conservatives with moderate Quebec sovereigntists, according to The Chronicle Herald. Under Stephen Harper, fiscal and social conservatives joined middle-class families in the West and Ontario to produce nearly 10 years of Conservative rule. By times it has amalgamated aggrieved westerners with striving suburbanites and rural traditionalists. Conservatives seemed to know who they were as a modern, right-of-centre party. Differences over ethnicity, immigration and culture, unless fixed, will limit the party's appeal in diverse communities of voters. Now deeply held views on sensitive topics threaten to undermine the current Conservatives and their little-tested leader, Andrew Scheer. ( As reported in the news.