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Tory MP Ben Lobb Asked To Apologize For Calling Ralph Goodale A 'Tool'

Conservative justice critic Rob Nicholson said it was “ridiculous” that big-spending Liberals could argue they lack the funds for a registry that he said would...

Ralph Goodale Should Rethink Idea Of Sex Offender Database: Officials

Conservative justice critic Rob Nicholson said the Liberal government should implement the database. "If a dangerous sex offender has been released or has moved into...

Melanie Joly Accused Of Misleading House About Madeleine Meilleur's Contact With Liberals

OTTAWA — Opposition MPs accused Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly Wednesday of misleading the House of Commons after she told them a former Ontario Liberal cabinet...

Liberal Pot Bill Could See Kids Recruited As 'Drug Mules' By Dealers, Tories Argue

Tory justice critic Rob Nicholson, a former attorney general, suggested the bill would make it effortless for kids to get their hands on pot. “Is...

Tory MPs Want Review Of Leadership Process After Scheer's Slim Win

Ontario Conservative MP Peter Van Loan said it's impossible for party members to personally meet more than one or two candidates and, thus, it's inevitable...

Tory MP Bernard Généreux Says Lisa Raitt, Not Andrew Scheer ...

As federal Conservatives try to come together after a lengthy and at times divisive leadership contest, a Tory MP would like it known that he...

Maxime Bernier Says He'll Keep 'A List Of Everyone Who Was With Me' In Tory Leadership Race

Quebec MP Maxime Bernier sent a fundraising email Saturday — hours before the results of the contest will be revealed in Toronto — giving supporters...

Why Did So Many Tory Hopefuls Stay Until The End? It's Complicated

Neither did any of the bottom tier of candidates, who barely register in public opinion polling, namely Obhrai, Blaney, Andrew Saxton, Rick Peterson, and Chris...

Maxime Bernier's Hometown Voters: We Vote For The Candidate, Not The Party

Since 2006, the various towns along the Chaudiere River have been represented federally by the Tories' Maxime Bernier, considered in some circles to be the...

I'm Asking All Conservatives For One Thing, Unity

Conservative leadership candidate Lisa Raitt speaks during the Conservative Party of Canada leadership debate in Toronto on Wednesday April 26, 2017. (Photo: Nathan Denette/CP). Where...

Who's Maxime Bernier? From Separatist And Scandal To Tory ...

Macleans.ca“I was separatist, I must have voted yes. Write I voted 'yes,' I have no problems with that,” he tells HuffPost Canada. He supported sovereigntists...

Steven Blaney Is All Worked Up Over Milk And Maxime Bernier

Steven Blaney toasts the audience with a glass on milk during a Conservative Party leadership debate on Feb. 13, 2017 in Montreal. (Photo: Paul Chiasson/The...

M-103: Tories Wonder What Islamophobia Means, Months After House Denounced It

Rona Ambrose receives applause in the House of Commons after commenting on the Quebec City mosque shootings on Jan. 30, 2017. (Photo: Adrian Wyld/CP). Liberals...

Bernier's Selling The Unapologetic Conservatism I Signed Up For ...

I joined the Conservative Party of Canada because of Stephen Harper. I am staying because there is a principled way for us to earn our...

Rona Ambrose Offers Prime Minister Support Ahead Of Trump Meeting

Interim leader Rona Ambrose has sent a letter to Trudeau calling for bipartisan efforts in building a relationship with the Trump administration. She notes members...

Steven Blaney Says He'll 'Dismantle' Reserves To Help First Nations Become 'Fully Canadian'

Conservative leadership contender Steven Blaney says that by dismantling First Nations reserves, indigenous people can move forward to become "fully Canadian." Blaney, a former public...

Peter Van Loan: Liberals 'Dishonouring' Soldiers Killed In Terror Attacks

Tory MP Peter Van Loan rose in question period Friday to note that Saturday will mark two years since the shooting on Parliament Hill, when...

Julian Fantino's Claims That Language Email Was Doctored Proved Wrong

OTTAWA — A document obtained under access-to-information laws refutes former Conservative cabinet minister Julian Fantino's claim that an email at the heart of an official...

Peter MacKay Blasts Trudeau's 'Neglect' Of Atlantic Canadians In ...

A former Conservative cabinet minister says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has "spit" in the eye of Atlantic Canadians by not guaranteeing the next Supreme ...and more »...

Liberals Examining Exceptions To Mandatory Minimum Sentences Championed By Tories

Conservative justice critic Rob Nicholson, who served as justice minister in the Harper government, makes no apologies for mandatory minimums, saying they send a stern...

Public Works Lists 29 Historic Canadian Women Who Deserve Buildings Named For Them

Most of the other buildings christened during that time gave the honour to men, including the James Michael Flaherty Building in downtown Ottawa, after the...

Andrew Saxton, Ex-B.C. MP, Preparing Bid For Tory Leadership

All of them — Kellie Leitch, Maxime Bernier, Michael Chong and Tony Clement — are current MPs and former cabinet ministers. Leitch, Chong and Clement...

Jason Kenney Congratulated For British Olympian's Medal Win

British cyclist Jason Kenny scored Olympic gold at the Rio games and Conservative MP Jason Kenney got congratulated for it. Kenney, who's running Alberta's Progressive...

Aaron Driver, Terror Suspect Killed By RCMP, Had Been Subject Of Peace Bond Debate

The office of former Tory public safety minister Steven Blaney defended the move, saying the government must combat terrorism. "We will continue to ensure that...

Let's Push The Prime Minister To Get Moving On Climate

Canada's target was tabled in May 2015 by former environment minister Leona Aglukkaq. It's the weakest in the G7. Of course, the previous government made...

Lisa Raitt: Liberals Treating Atlantic Canada Like 'Backwater Place'

Lisa Raitt talks with media in Ottawa on June 1, 2015. (Photo: Matthew Usherwood/The Canadian Press). Raitt spoke with CBC Radio's Mainstreet Thursday about the...

Maxime Bernier Promises Major Shake Up Of Air Industry If Elected PM

OTTAWA — Conservative leadership hopeful Maxime Bernier is appealing to innate Canadian frustration with the stresses of air travel by promising to shake up the...

Kellie Leitch Out With Early Lead In Conservative Leadership Fundraising

The first look at fundraising data for the Conservative leadership race shows Ontario MP Kellie Leitch off to an early lead over her rivals. Elections...

Alberta PC Leadership Hopeful Jason Kenney Launches 'Unite Alberta Truck Tour'

EDMONTON — Former Conservative cabinet minister Jason Kenney is hitting the road in Alberta to drum up support for uniting Alberta's divided right-of-centre parties. Kenney,...

'Non-Negotiable' That Next Federal Tory Leader Is Bilingual, Says Jason Kenney

Former Conservative immigration minister Jason Kenney says he has yet to make up his mind about whom, if anyone, he will support in the federal...

Phoenix Pay 'Debacle' Spurs Opposition Parties To Call For Committee Probe

"We are truly disappointed to see the Liberal members of this committee ignore our request to convene an emergency meeting," said Conservative public services critic...

Maxime Bernier Favours Free-Trade Deal With China

... milk, eggs and poultry. He has also endorsed the privatization of Canada Post and believes the two positions will help him in his fundraising...

Lisa Raitt 'Leaning Positively' Towards Tory Leadership Bid

Former Conservative cabinet minister Lisa Raitt says she is leaning towards entering the race to succeed Stephen Harper as leader of the party. "I'm leaning...

Catherine McKenna Tells AFN Traditional Indigenous Knowledge Key In Climate Fight

Former Conservative environment minister Leona Aglukkaq raised the ire of some in the conservation movement when she used a similar rationale to defend Canada's polar...

Conservative Leadership Race 2017: Who's In, Who's Out, Who's Waffling

Kellie Leitch. The pediatric orthopedic surgeon first elected as an MP in 2011 was the first official entrant in the race. She rolled out a...

Tony Clement 'Very' Excited To Join Conservative Leadership Race

"It's time we listen and learn from our members, many of whom have more election experience and plain common sense than the central campaign exhibited,"...

Welcome Back To A (Much) More Progressive Alberta, Jason Kenney

CBC.caWelcome back to Alberta, Jason Kenney. A lot has changed here since you left for Ottawa in 1997. Here are the Coles Notes. Almost 980,000...

Tories Call On Liberals To Hit Pause On CPP Reform

Lisa Raitt speaks with media in Ottawa, March 9. (Photo: Matthew Usherwood/The Canadian Press). She says there should be study on the effect on businesses...

Ed Fast: Brexit Jeopardizes 'Fine Balance' Of CETA Trade Deal

In an interview with The Canadian Press, former Tory trade minister Ed Fast also took exception to what he sees as an overly optimistic timeline...

Maxime Bernier Calls For Canada Post To Be Privatized Amid Labour Dispute

It's the latest headline-grabbing move from veteran Quebec MP Maxime Bernier, whose campaign has pushed for a dismantling of what he sees as big government...

Michael Chong Unimpressed With Trudeau's Remark About Quebec Nation

Conservative leadership candidate Michael Chong says he isn't interested in reopening old fights on the thorny matter of Quebec nationhood. But the longtime Ontario MP...

Conservatives Work In Playful Jab At Trudeau During Pride Parade

Interim Tory Leader Rona Ambrose and Ontario Progressive Conservative Leader Patrick Brown walked with supporters, some of which held signs that poked fun at Justin...

Pierre Poilievre, Maxime Bernier Weigh In Kids' Ottawa Lemonade Stand

The curious case of a kids' lemonade stand shut down by bureaucracy exemplifies how government overreach can stifle entrepreneurship, two prominent Conservatives say. CBC News...

All Tory Leadership Contenders Will Be At Pride In Historic First

Kellie Leitch, Michael Chong and Maxime Bernier will join members of LGBTory Canada, an advocacy group that championed overturning the party's traditional definition of marriage.

Brad Trost, Anti-Abortion Social Conservative, Mulls Tory Leadership Bid

So far MPs Michael Chong, Kellie Leitch and Maxime Bernier are the only declared leadership candidates, though Lisa Raitt, Tony Clement, Andrew Scheer, Jason Kenney,...

Jason Kenney Tweets Brexit Voters Chose 'Hope Over Fear,' Slams Trudeau

Perhaps the most-watched Conservative in Canada says the British people have chosen "hope over fear" by voting to leave the European Union. Veteran MP Jason...

Deepak Obhrai May Run For Tory Leadership, But Won't Deny Backing Peter MacKay

Peter MacKay is seen at the Conservative Party of Canada convention in Vancouver, Friday, May 27, 2016. (Photo: Jonathan Hayward/CP). "I'm not there yet, in...

Rona Ambrose Hopes Tight Tory Leadership Race Won't Divide Caucus

So far, the three declared candidates — Kellie Leitch, Maxime Bernier and Michael Chong — are sitting MPs. So are most of those contemplating a...

Mauril Belanger's Gender-Neutral Anthem Passes Final Vote

The Conservatives opposed the bill on the grounds that important pieces of the national heritage shouldn't be trifled with. If they are changed, it should...

Justin Trudeau, Rona Ambrose, Thomas Mulcair Denounce Florida Shooting

justin trudeau orlando rona ambrose Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Interim Conservative Leader Rona Ambrose, and NDP Leader Tom Mulcair stand beside each other as MPs...