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OTTAWA (LifeSiteNews) – As he enters into his tenure as party leader, newly elected Pierre Poilievre of the Conservative Party of Canada announced his new leadership team on Tuesday.

Notably, Leslyn Lewis, who finished third in the race and presented a strong pro-life, pro-faith message, was not included.

Lewis has a perfect rating on issues pertaining to life and family, according to Campaign Life Coalition, Canada’s leading pro-life group.

Poilievre tweeted an image of the team standing together at parliament with the caption: “My inflation-busting leadership team.”

As one of his deputies, Poilievre included Melissa Lantsman, who is an openly homosexual member of Parliament. In addition, Ontario MP Eric Duncan, an openly homosexual man was appointed to party-caucus liaison, a position he held under former leader Erin O’Toole.

For House Leader, Poilievre named former party leader Andrew Scheer to the position. Prior to becoming party leader, Scheer enjoyed a strong pro-life and family voting record, but changed his tune when he was party leader, acting against private member bills that would seek to support traditional marriage.

Another notable absence from the team was former party leader Eric O’Toole, who was ousted quickly after he took a squishy stance on the Freedom Convoy in February.

Almost three quarters of conservative MPs voted to oust O’Toole after he had lost confidence of the party, largely due to how he handled the issue of vaccine segregation.

Poilievre’s choice of MPs with anti-life and pro-LGBT voting records are not surprising, considering he himself has been given a failing grade by Campaign Life Coalition due to his pro-abortion voting record.

International media are labeling Poilievre a “right wing populist,” although his selections might say the opposite to social conservatives hoping for a right-leaning shift on issues besides merely economics and personal liberty.