Leslyn Lewis, Tory Leadership Hopeful, Says Her Candidacy Sends ‘Very Strong Message’

Article Link: https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/entry/leslyn-lewis-tory-leadership-race_ca_5ed7ab17c5b69bb48b6089bc

Discussion posted by: David McNamara

OTTAWA — Conservative leadership candidate Leslyn Lewis is the only woman in the race, the only immigrant, the only visible minority. Though she could seize on those qualities to differentiate herself from her three white male opponents, or to hammer home a point about the party being a big blue tent, she isn’t. For her, the campaign is not about ticking boxes. “My presence alone sends a very strong message,” she said in a recent interview with The Canadian Press.