The COVID-19 pandemic forced a five-week suspension to the leadership campaign and changes to the timeline, which originally called for a late-June election.
- In-person voting has been scrapped. Members will submit their ballots by mail, along with a declaration form and proof of identity, by 5pmET on Aug. 21. The date for announcing the winner has yet to be confirmed.
- The deadline for party membership (ensuring voting eligibility) was pushed back from April 17 to May 15.