Form BC premier Christy Clark says federal Tories running to the ‘extreme’

Form BC premier Christy Clark says federal Tories running to the ‘extreme’

Former British Columbia premier Christy Clark on Thursday endorsed Jean Charest to be the next leader of the federal Conservatives at a time when she says the party is racing to the extremes. She also expressed choice words for a pitch from a front-runner in Alberta’s United Conservative Party leadership contest who has vowed to … Read more

Patrick Brown: Liberal MP seeks probe on whether CPC ‘benefitted’ from alleged wrongdoing – National

Patrick Brown: Liberal MP seeks probe on whether CPC ‘benefitted’ from alleged wrongdoing – National

Alleged wrongdoing by now ex-Conservative leadership candidate Patrick Brown may have “benefited” the party and warrants investigation, one Liberal MP is urging the federal elections watchdog. In a letter to the interim Commissioner of Canada Elections on Thursday, Liberal MP Adam van Koeverden requested the office probe whether the federal party may have reaped any … Read more

Patrick Brown disqualified from Conservative leadership race

Patrick Brown disqualified from Conservative leadership race

The Conservative party of Canada’s leadership election organizing committee says it has disqualified candidate Patrick Brown from the race. Election committee chair Ian Brodie says in a statement the party became aware of “serious allegations of wrongdoing” by Brown’s campaign that appear to violate financing rules in the Canada Elections Act. The statement did not … Read more

Patrick Brown disqualified from Conservative leadership race – National

Patrick Brown disqualified from Conservative leadership race – National

Patrick Brown, a candidate for the Conservative Party of Canada leadership race, has been disqualified, according to a statement released by the party on Tuesday. Brown currently serves as the mayor of Brampton, Ont. In the statement, Ian Brodie, chair of the Leadership Election Organizing Committee (LEOC), states that Brown was disqualified after the chief … Read more

Poilievre leads march of convoy protesters beside man with far-right extremist ties – National

Poilievre leads march of convoy protesters beside man with far-right extremist ties – National

WARNING: Story contains strong language. Discretion is advised. The day before Canada Day, Conservative leadership candidate Pierre Poilievre strutted down an Ottawa street with a crowd of red and white adorned supporters trailing behind him. Alongside him, helping to lead the crowd of protesters who were pushing for a permanent end to vaccine mandates, was … Read more

Conservatives ban pre-paid credit cards after Poilievre camp warns of membership ‘fraud’ – National

Conservatives ban pre-paid credit cards after Poilievre camp warns of membership ‘fraud’ – National

The Conservative Party is moving to ban the use of pre-paid credit cards to purchase memberships after Pierre Poilievre warned they could be used to fraudulently buy the leadership. The party quickly reversed its position on the use of pre-paid credit cards Thursday, after the Poilievre camp demanded they be banned and the party cancel … Read more

The story of Pierre Poilievre’s east Vancouver house

The story of Pierre Poilievre’s east Vancouver house

VANCOUVER—A roof with spotty collections of black gunk and moss tops this house, which was built nearly 100 years ago. Paint is flaking off the window frames, while the front gate, part of a fence surely longing for its youth, sits ajar and half resting on the front lawn. Almost all generations of housing are … Read more