‘I will win this’: Charest says Conservatives need a ‘unifier’

‘I will win this’: Charest says Conservatives need a ‘unifier’

Two years ago, Jean Charest suggested the Conservative Party had changed from what he once knew. Today, he’s seeking to lead it. In an interview with The West Block’s Mercedes Stephenson, Charest remained adamant he can win the party’s leadership race, despite claims from his rivals that they have signed up hundreds of thousands of … Read more

Patrick Brown not ruling out city politics return if ‘Pierre was going to win’

Patrick Brown not ruling out city politics return if ‘Pierre was going to win’

Brampton Mayor Patrick Brown is not ruling out a return to municipal politics if the Conservative leadership race “got to a point where it looked like Pierre (Poilievre) was going to win.” “But I think we’re nowhere near that point,” Brown said in an interview with The West Block’s Mercedes Stephenson. “I continue to believe … Read more

Pierre Poilievre’s team claims record party memberships sales

Pierre Poilievre’s team claims record party memberships sales

OTTAWA—From its earliest days, Pierre Poilievre’s bid for leadership of the Conservative party was being called a movement by those in his inner circle. And now, it appears that movement has smashed records for sales in the Conservative party and outpaced even what the Liberals sold in the race that crowned Justin Trudeau. Poilievre’s campaign … Read more

Do Conservatives want to be in politics or government? Party stalwarts sound off on leadership – National

Do Conservatives want to be in politics or government?  Party stalwarts sound off on leadership – National

The next leader of the Conservative Party of Canada needs a vision to take the party — and the country — forward through turbulent economic and geopolitical times, according to two conservative stalwarts. Speaking to West Block guest host David Akin, former Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall said whoever ends up the next Conservative leader needs … Read more

Poilievre favorite to win Conservative leadership, but may struggle to grow party: poll – National

Poilievre favorite to win Conservative leadership, but may struggle to grow party: poll – National

The race to become the next leader of the Conservative Party appears to be Pierre Poilievre’s to lose, according to a new poll, that also suggests he may not be able to broaden the party’s appeal. The Ipsos poll conducted exclusively for Global News found 20 per cent of Canadians surveyed think Poilievre will win … Read more