‘Justinflation’ can’t be said in the House of Commons, but MPs are trying anyway

‘Justinflation’ can’t be said in the House of Commons, but MPs are trying anyway

Speaker of the House of Commons Anthony Rota looks on during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on June 16.Justin Tang/The Canadian Press The Conservatives’ cheeky term for inflation under the Liberals has got some MPs into trouble in the House of Commons, where saying “Justinflation” has been deemed … 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 wins Conservative leadership race

Pierre Poilievre wins Conservative leadership race

OTTAWA — Pierre Poilievre has won the Conservative leadership race, setting the stage for a new era in Canadian politics. His stunning and substantial first ballot victory Saturday marks a generational change for conservative politics and a resolute endorsement of his campaign’s central strategy: that outreach to the disconnected and disaffected is the path to … 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

Patrick Brown conservative leadership | The Star

Patrick Brown conservative leadership |  The Star

OTTAWA— The legacy under Brampton Mayor Patrick Brown’s bid for leadership of the federal Conservative party grew shaker Tuesday with the defection of his campaign co-chair to rival Jean Charest. Hours later, Brown’s remaining team said though they’ll continue to fight their disqualification from the race, if that fails, Brown will also back Charest. “At … Read more

Race to succeed Boris Johnson as Conservative leader most diverse in British political history

Race to succeed Boris Johnson as Conservative leader most diverse in British political history

Outgoing British Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks at the start of a cabinet meeting in Downing Street in London on July 5.POOL/AFP/Getty Images Britain’s Conservative Party has long been seen as a bastion of privilege – largely made up of white, upper-class men. But the race to succeed Boris Johnson as leader has become the … Read more

Boris Johnson to resign as Conservative leader after months of heated political controversy

Boris Johnson to resign as Conservative leader after months of heated political controversy

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson holds a news conference during a NATO summit in Madrid, Spain on June 30, 2022.YVES HERMAN/Reuters British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to resign as party leader on Thursday less than three years after winning one of the largest landslides in British history. Media reports said Mr. Johnson had … 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 campaign recruits record number of new members to Conservative Party during leadership race

Poilievre campaign recruits record number of new members to Conservative Party during leadership race

Conservative leadership candidate Pierre Poilievre has recruited more new members than the total number of people who joined the party during the last leadership race two years ago, Mr. Poilievre’s campaign said Saturday. Jenni Byrne, Mr. Poilievre’s senior adviser, said his camp had signed up 311,958 new members before the midnight deadline on Friday. In … Read more

Doug Ford’s PCs have won Ontario’s election. Horwath and Del Duca are stepping down. What now? The new Queen’s Park explained

Doug Ford’s PCs have won Ontario’s election.  Horwath and Del Duca are stepping down.  What now?  The new Queen’s Park explained

Doug Ford supporters celebrate at Thursday’s election-night rally at the Toronto Congress Center after the Progressive Conservatives won a second majority government.Spencer Colby/The Globe and Mail latest updates Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservatives have comfortably won a second majority in an Ontario election where, by early estimates, turnout hit record lows. Mr. Ford used his Thursday-night … Read more