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CTV Winnipeg: Stefanson no longer leader of Manitoba PCs, interim leader to be named soon

January 16, 2024 — 

Caucus is expected to name a new interim leader this week who will have to guide the party during question period and navigate two ethics complaints about the silica sand controversy.

“It’s not just a caretaker interim leader. It’ll be somebody who people have to trust in caucus and can handle the media,” said Chris Adams, an adjunct professor of political studies at the University of Manitoba.

The party also voted on rule changes for the leadership selection process, moving away from one member one vote, to a weighted points system for constituencies. This after Stefanson narrowly defeated Shelly Glover in the 2021 leadership contest.

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