File Photo circa 1990 Montreal (QC) CANADA - Peter Blaikie .
Blaikie ran as a Progressive Conservative candidate in the 1979 and 1980 elections in the federal district of Lachine. Each time he finished second against Liberal incumbent Rod Blaker.
Blaikie was a leadership candidate at the party's 1976 and 1983 conventions. In both cases, he dropped from the race before the first ballot took place.
He was the party's president from 1981 to 1983.