Kellie Leitch

<script async src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js"></script> <ins class="adsbygoogle" style="display:inline-block;width:970px;height:90px" data-ad-client="ca-pub-5132695833487250" data-ad-slot="4212883907"></ins> <script> (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); </script>

Andrew who? In search of Scheer's still-elusive Conservative identity

And he offered nothing to Kellie Leitch, the leadership candidate who during the 2015 federal election had called for an RCMP tip line on which...

Why it's wrong to ignore Doug Ford: Hepburn

It's the same argument made against MP Kellie Leitch during her bid for the federal Conservative leadership in which she promoted a controversial proposal to...

Dr. Danielle Martin Tells Bernie Sanders It's Time For Canada To Implement National Pharmacare

That reference was to Kellie Leitch, who in January suggested to Fox News' Business Network that she doesn't agree with universal health care. Leitch, a...

A whole lot of people owe Kellie Leitch an apology

I mean, here's Scheer getting front-page headlines as public enemy number one and, all of a sudden, former leadership candidate Kellie Leitch is persona non...

How Kellie Leitch accidentally revealed Canadian values - Maclean's

Her attempt at Trumpian populism repulsed most voters outside her party. But were Conservatives paying attention?Chris Selley: 'Canada's Donald Trump' was never on offer in...

Candidate's Call to Save 'Canadian Values'? Un-Canadian, Critics Say

To Kellie Leitch, one of more than a dozen candidates vying to lead Canada's Conservative Party, the most pressing issue today is something that some...

Leitch surges in latest Mainstreet Tory leadership poll

iPolitics.ca (subscription) - iPoliticsiPolitics.ca (subscription)Conservative leadership candidate Kellie Leitch listens during the Conservative leadership debate in Saskatoon, Wednesday, November 9, 2016.Kouvalis still on campaign team...

Kellie Leitch Launches Petition Against Motion To Recognize And Study Bigotry

Progressive-Conservative candidate Kellie Leitch has launched a petition to oppose Motion M-103, a private member's motion introduced by Liberal MP Iqra Khalid intended to recognize...

Sarah Leamon: It only costs $15 to thwart Kellie Leitch and Kevin O ...

Are you, like most Canadians, shocked and horrified by the current political climate south of the border?Like it or not, Leitch is our MP -...

Young Conservatives' "leadership seminar" featured food & water ...

Young Conservatives' "leadership seminar" featured food & water ...The Ontario Progressive Conservative Party has issued an apology to attendees at a 3-day, $300-400 Conservative Leadership...

Ontario Tories apologize to party activists after controversial youth seminar

“Consider that past CLF graduates include Patrick Brown, Kellie Leitch, Walied Soliman and numerous candidates and campaign managers,” the prospectus continued. “The CLF produces highly...

Health Minister Jane Philpott accused of misleading Parliament on limo tab

Kellie Leitch. "Obviously, if she's stated one thing and the reality is something different … this is something that's going to be a real problem...

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...

Kellie Leitch's fundraising success indicates deep shift in party dynamics

(subscription) (subscription)A staggering lead in fundraising support for Ontario Conservative MP and leadership candidate Kellie Leitch, combined with the fact Conservatives have not elected...

How much do Tory leadership hopefuls need to raise?

iPolitics.ca (subscription) - iPoliticsiPolitics.ca (subscription)The Conservative Party of Canada has only ever held one leadership race — the one Stephen Harper won 12 years ago,...

In or out? Tory leadership candidates say contenders should declare in time for early debates

(subscription) (subscription)The fact that some of the biggest names rumoured to be pondering a run for the Conservative leadership could skip out on the...

Tory leadership hopeful Maxime Bernier promises to shake up airline industry

Bernier, who raised $57,000 in the last quarter for his leadership campaign compared to $235,000 by leadership rival Kellie Leitch and $85,000 by Michael Chong,...

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...

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...

Conservative Party's unity to be tested in federal ...

Hill Times (subscription) - The Hill TimesHill Times (subscription)It's the party's second leadership convention since it was formed in 2003 when the Canadian Alliance and...

Weighing the odds in Conservative leadership race

(blog) (blog)The decision is exactly 300 days away, hardly an eternity when victory requires staffing, fundraising and selling memberships to claim the second most...

The team behind Kellie Leitch's leadership 'exploratory committee'

(subscription) (subscription)Kellie Leitch has filed her papers to run for Conservative Party leadership, and Hill Climbers has learned of a number of people behind...

'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...

John Ivison: Social conservatives determined to play big role in choosing next federal Tory leader

Kellie Leitch was given an amber light because while she says her experiences as a pediatric surgeon means she is pro-life, she voted against Woodworth's...

Chong wants debate with Leitch on carbon pricing

(subscription) (subscription)The Wellington-Halton Hills MP challenged his rival Simcoe-Grey MP Kellie Leitch to debate carbon taxes after she announced her opposition to them Thursday.

Kady O'Malley: As local riding associations rake in cash, which ones have the most money on hand?

Maxime Bernier (Association du Parti conservateur de Beauce). Total contributions: $110,450. Number of contributors: 338. Kellie Leitch (Simcoe — Grey). Total contributions: $186,634. Number of...

@Kady — Rags to riches on local party fundraising

Finally, on the Conservative leadership front, Kellie Leitch's Simcoe — Grey riding association leads the pack with $186,634 in contributions from 431 donors. Riding finances...

Liberals can be defeated in 2019, Tory leadership candidates say

Conservative leadership candidate Kellie Leitch, far left, chats with Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound Conservative MP Larry Miller and fellow Tory leadership hopefuls Michael Chong and Tony Clement...

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...

Liberals can be defeated in 2019, Tory leadership candidates say

Conservative leadership candidate Kellie Leitch, far left, chats with Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound Conservative MP Larry Miller and fellow Tory leadership hopefuls Michael Chong and Tony Clement...

There are now five candidates for the federal Conservative leadership

Calgary MP Deepak Obhrai has reportedly sent out an email to his fellow MPs saying he has been in contact with communities and supporters and...

Conservative MP Deepak Obhrai stands in the House of Commons, on Friday May 30, 2014. (Fred Chartrand/The ...

... made up his mind. But the decisions this week by Obhrai and Ontario Tory MP Tony Clement to join the race are fuelling speculation...

Reid: For Trudeau, this is more than just a honeymoon

Or they note the absence of an alternative with the NDP committing Leadercide and the Conservatives struggling between least-worst options such as Kellie Leitch and...

The Conservative leadership race: who's in, who's out, who's waffling

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

East is the new West as Tories line up to lead

It's no surprise, then, that three of the declared candidates – Michael Chong, Tony Clement and Kellie Leitch – have strong ties to the 905.

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...

A subdued Stampede for Calgary businesses hit by oil price collapse

He joined Mr. Nenshi, Veterans Affairs Minister Kent Hehr, and federal Conservative Party leadership candidate Kellie Leitch in making the rounds. A few hours later,...

Parry Sound-Muskoka MP Clement to make announcement about political future

Simcoe-Grey MP Kellie Leitch announced earlier this year her intention to run for leader of the party. Clement is a former minister of health and...

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...

Oh, Canada: Whither the conservative movement in the Great White North?

(blog)Two of the most notable include Harper's former foreign minister, Maxime Bernier, and Kellie Leitch. Both are very liberal when it comes to social...

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.

Conservative leadership contenders to join Toronto Pride parade

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.

Saskatchewan MP eyes Conservative leadership

Saskatoon-University MP Brad Trost has confirmed he is pondering a run for the Conservative Party leadership, saying the party needs a "full spectrum" candidate and...

Regina politician considering a run at federal Conservative leadership

... country and seeing if it's the right decision for his family and for the party "to be able to rebuild toward 2019." So far...

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,...

Kelly McParland: There's no real choice for Kenney; it's Alberta or irrelevance

To appeal to a broader range of voters, the next Tory leader needs to look and sound like Lisa Raitt, Kellie Leitch or possibly Peter...

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...

Conservative leadership contenders say they can beat Liberals in 2019 .. but first, a few changes

In an unofficial Calgary kickoff to the Tory leadership campaign, declared and potential candidates Michael Chong, Kellie Leitch, Tony Clement, Lisa Raitt and Andrew Scheer...

Trudeau gets burned at barbecue forum for Conservative leadership candidates

Calgary MP Michelle Rempel, (far-left), hosts a barbecue with Conservative leadership candidates Andrew Scheer, Kellie Leitch, Tony Clement, Lisa Raitt. Co-host with Rempel is Banff-Airdrie...

Potential candidates for Tory leadership roast Liberals at fundraising barbecue

Conservative Barbecue 2016 In an unofficial Calgary kickoff to the Tory leadership campaign, declared and potential candidates Michael Chong, Kellie Leitch, Tony Clement, Lisa Raitt...