Scott Armstrong to run for Conservatives in next federal election

Former MP Scott Armstrong has been confirmed as the Conservative candidate for Cumberland-Colchester in the next federal election.

Armstrong was the riding's MP for six years before losing to Liberal Bill Casey in the 2015 election.

The federal Conservatives have also confirmed the candidate for Kings-Hants -- Martha MacQuarrie.

MacQuarrie is a member of the Kentville Rotary Club, sits on the board of directors of Landmark East school, and is chairwoman of the Landmark East Foundation.

The next federal election will be held in October 2019.