Conservative leadership candidate visits Cornwall

In this undated picture from his Twitter profile, Federal Conservative Candidate Pierre Lemieux will be visiting Cornwall on Saturday, March 25, 2017. (@CPCLemieux/Twitter via Newswatch Group)

CORNWALL – A Federal Conservative leadership hopeful will be making a stop in the city this weekend.

Pierre Lemieux will make a two hour stop at the Knights of Columbus at 205 Amelia Street starting at 11:30 a.m.

This will be Lemieux’s second stop in SD&G, after visiting Alexandria, Bonville and Chesterville earlier this month.

The Federal Conservative leadership vote will happen on Saturday, May 27, 2017.

Lemieux is among 14 candidates looking to take over for Stephen Harper, whose leadership ended in October 2015. The party is currently lead by interim leader Rona Ambrose.