Poilievre’s snub of Hill media now stretches beyond 40 days

Poilievre’s snub of Hill media now stretches beyond 40 days

Conservative leader Pierre Poilievre stands during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, on Oct. 19, 2022.Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre’s practice of avoiding questions from journalists on Parliament Hill has now stretched beyond 40 days, an approach to the media that is at odds with decades … Read more

Pierre Poilievre names opposition critics, taps two former Conservative party leadership rivals

Pierre Poilievre names opposition critics, taps two former Conservative party leadership rivals

Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre speaks during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Oct. 6, 2022.Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press Federal Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre has announced a list of opposition critics that includes posts for his leadership rivals Scott Aitchison and Leslyn Lewis, but not former party leader Erin … Read more

Trudeau tops Poilievre for preferred prime minister, Nanos poll shows

Trudeau tops Poilievre for preferred prime minister, Nanos poll shows

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Conservative leader Pierre Poilievre greet each other as they gather in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Sept. 15.Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press Justin Trudeau is the preferred choice for prime minister compared with Pierre Poilievre, according to a new Nanos Research poll, though a significant portion … Read more

Justin Trudeau slightly favored over Pierre Poilievre for prime minister: new poll

Justin Trudeau slightly favored over Pierre Poilievre for prime minister: new poll

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Conservative leader Pierre Poilievre greet each other as they gather in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill to pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth in Ottawa on Sept. 15.Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press A new poll suggests a majority of Canadians still believe Justin Trudeau is still the best man for … Read more

Pierre Poilievre planning to move into publicly funded Stornoway residence

Pierre Poilievre planning to move into publicly funded Stornoway residence

Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre, wife Anaida and son Cruz arrive at a Conservative caucus meeting in Ottawa on Sept. 12.Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press New federal Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre plans to move into Stornoway, the residence provided for the head of the Official Opposition. “Of course he will be moving into Stornoway,” Anthony Koch, Mr. … Read more

Pierre Poilievre’s landslide victory charts new course for Conservatives

Pierre Poilievre’s landslide victory charts new course for Conservatives

Newly elected Conservative Party Leader Pierre Poilievre, in Ottawa, on Sept. 10.PATRICK DOYLE/Reuters After a landslide victory on Saturday night, new Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre began the job of pitching himself and his party to Canadians with a speech that leaned as heavily on the personal as it did on the political. The father of … Read more

Pierre Poilievre promises new law against government jargon

Pierre Poilievre promises new law against government jargon

Pierre Poilievre, contender for the leadership of the federal Conservative party, speaks at a rally, in Charlottetown PEI, on Aug. 20.Jacques Boissinot/The Canadian Press Pierre Poilievre is waging one of his final battles in the Conservative leadership race – one in which even his main rival is onside. His latest target? The jargon used by … Read more

Stephen Harper’s endorsement shows no boost for Pierre Poilievre, new poll suggests

Stephen Harper’s endorsement shows no boost for Pierre Poilievre, new poll suggests

Federal Conservative leadership candidate Pierre Poilievre holds a campaign rally in Toronto on April 30.Chris Young/The Canadian Press Stephen Harper’s endorsement of Pierre Poilievre for the Conservative Party leadership may have soured some voters on the Ottawa MP, a new poll suggests. The former Conservative prime minister recently said Mr. Poilievre is his preferred choice, … Read more

‘Leadership is about showing up,’ Jean Charest says, as Pierre Poilievre, Leslyn Lewis skip final Conservative debate

‘Leadership is about showing up,’ Jean Charest says, as Pierre Poilievre, Leslyn Lewis skip final Conservative debate

Conservative leadership candidates Roman Baber, from left, Scott Aitchison and Jean Charest prepare for the start of the leadership debate in Ottawa on Wednesday.Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press Jean Charest took on absentee candidates in the final Conservative leadership debate, declaring that showing up for such events is a show of respect for the party members … Read more

Former Conservative PM Stephen Harper endorses Pierre Poilievre for party leader

Former Conservative PM Stephen Harper endorses Pierre Poilievre for party leader

Pierre Poilievre, Conservative Party leadership candidate, attends a barbecue party in Calgary on July 9, 2022.Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press Former Conservative prime minister Stephen Harper has endorsed Pierre Poilievre to be the party’s next leader. In a rare public return to party politics, Harper, who didn’t wade into the Tories’ 2017 and 2020 leadership races, … Read more