Conservative Party of Canada accepts second French language debate

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Parliament of Canada

Parliament of CanadaOTTAWA – There will be two French Election debates. Today the Conservative Party states they have accepted the proposed second French / Bilingual debate.

Statement by Conservative Party of Canada spokesperson, Kory Teneycke:

“We have accepted the proposal for a French language debate between the federal party leaders to be held at the studios of Radio-Canada in Montreal on September 24th.

“This is the fifth and final leaders’ debate accepted by the Conservative Party of Canada during the 42nd General Election. These five debates will offer Canadians an unprecedented opportunity to hear from the party leaders. It is a win for the democratic process.

“We have also agreed to changing the Munk Debates leaders’ debate to a bilingual format.”