The Hon. Candice Bergen, Interim Leader of the Official Opposition, on March 16, 2020 issued the following statement on social media on Purim:
Tonight at sundown, Jews across Canada and the world celebrate the joyous holiday of Purim. This is a time to recognize Jewish history, religion, and culture and commemorate the Jewish people’s strength and perseverance. On behalf of the Conservative Party of Canada, Happy Purim!