Peter MacKay expected to announce he will run for the Conservative leadership

High-profile Conservative Peter MacKay is expected to announce Wednesday he will make a bid to replace Andrew Scheer as the party’s leader, a source close to MacKay’s campaign tells Global News. MacKay will take to social media to announce he…

Bryan Brulotte drops out over tight rules for Conservative leadership race

Tight new rules for the Conservative leadership election have led businessman and longtime party volunteer Bryan Brulotte to declare he’s no longer making a bid for the job. Instead, he’s encouraging people to support potential contender Peter MacKay, saying MacKay…

Bryan Brulotte to launch Conservative leadership campaign

When it comes to potential candidates for Conservative leadership, Bryan Brulotte isn’t exactly an outsider. He’s been involved in conservative politics for nearly three decades. But around those mostly volunteer efforts, he served in the military, got an M.B.A., and…

Is the Left/Right political spectrum outdated?

December 27 2019 7:00am Political parties and voters tend to focus on where they land on the left-right political spectrum, but how accurate is it? And is there another method we could use to more accurately represent someone’s political ideology?…

MP Matt Jeneroux on future of Conservative party post-Andrew Scheer

December 20 2019 8:40am Last week federal Conservative leader Andrew Sheer announced he is stepping down, and now the party is in search of a new leader. Edmonton-Riverbend MP Matt Jeneroux joined the morning news to talk about it. ‘…

Rona Ambrose most favoured by Canadians to be next Tory leader, survey suggests

Former interim Conservative leader Rona Ambrose is the most “appealing” choice to head the federal party, according to a survey released Tuesday. The poll, conducted by Angus Reid Institute, asked respondents to pick their top choices from among a list…

‘A shock’: Manitoba MPs react to Andrew Scheer’s resignation as Conservative leader

The resignation of Conservative Party of Canada Leader Andrew Scheer took many Canadians by surprise, including members of his own party. In Manitoba — where Scheer’s party made inroads in October’s federal election, adding two seats in Winnipeg — Conservative…

What’s next for the federal Conservatives after Scheer’s resignation?

December 13 2019 10:40am Political strategist Michael Diamond discusses Andrew Scheer’s resignation as the leader of the federal Conservatives and what the party’s next move might be. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] !=…

Division on display at 1st Question Period of new parliament session

It was back to business in the House of Commons on Friday, as MPs took part in the first full day of proceedings of Canada’s 43rd parliament. All parties have pledged to work together in the minority government situation. But…