What has been rumoured for weeks will apparently become reality on Wednesday.
Former Speaker and Conservative House Leader Andrew Scheer will announce in Ottawa he is ready to officially join the leadership race joining five others who have already entered, and many others considering it.
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Stories of the Regina MP running to replace Stephen Harper as party leader started surfacing months ago, but Scheer continued to keep silent on the issue when it was brought up.
Conservatives select their new leader in May 2017.