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Opposition critic calls for security review of offer to acquire Sandvine Corp.

WATERLOO REGION — The federal government must do a complete and formal security review of the proposed sale of Waterloo-based Sandvine Corp., says the Conservative...

The Pollcast: Kevin O'Leary's exit and the BC leaders debate

2016: Your primer on the Conservative leadership race; May 2016: The state of the Conservative leadership race; July 2016: Tony Clement in, Jason Kenney out;...

'It hasn't even been a week': O'Leary's bow out shocks Manitoba campaigner

Globalnews.caThe businessman and reality TV star said he was confident he could win the Conservative race, but wasn't sure he could defeat Prime Minister Justin...

Tony Clement, Ralph Goodale Have Feisty Exchange Ahead Of ...

A pair of veteran members of Parliament had a spirited exchange Thursday over the “integrity” of the former Liberal justice minister who advised the government ...and...

June 2016: In Review | Brockville Recorder

News, Local, Provincial, Canada, World, Sports, High School Sports, Local Hockey, Hockey, Basketball, Baseball, Football, Soccer, Lacrosse, Curling, Other ...and more »...

Conservatives hold 1st bilingual leadership debate tonight

Surely more than one of the Conservative leadership candidates were tossing and turning in their beds last night, envisioning a worst-case scenario at tonight's debate:...

Tony Clement Drops Out Of Conservative Leadership Race

OTTAWA — Conservative MP Tony Clement is ending his bid for the leadership of his party, saying he has fallen short of financial and other...

Bernier, Clement lead declared Conservative candidates in survey, but more would prefer someone else

(subscription) (subscription)Conservative MP Maxime Bernier has a narrow edge over Conservative MP Tony Clement among declared candidates in the Conservative leadership race, according to...

It's time to jail terrorists, says Tory leadership candidate Tony Clement

"This is not the time to dial back some of the provisions of Bill C-51," says Conservative leadership candidate Tony Clement. "It's not just about...

It's time to jail terrorists, says Tory leadership candidate Tony Clement

"This is not the time to dial back some of the provisions of Bill C-51," says Conservative leadership candidate Tony Clement. "It's not just about...

Tony Clement, Canada-US parliamentary group head to Republican convention

(subscription) (subscription)As the U.S. Republican Party prepares to nominate its unlikely presidential candidate, Donald Trump, in Cleveland, several Canadian parliamentarians — including Conservative Party...

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

A small group of conservatives, including some MPs, had been pushing Ambrose to consider making the jump from interim leadership of the party to the...

The Pollcast: Tony Clement in, Jason Kenney out of Conservative leadership race

Conservative MP Tony Clement is applauded by supporters as he holds a rally in Mississauga, Ontario to announce his candidacy for the leadership of the...

Tony Clement looks to move Conservatives beyond niche politics if elected leader

OTTAWA – Conservative leadership hopeful Tony Clement says his party needs to move beyond the niche approach to politics and policy that characterized its decade...

Tony Clement: It's Time To 'Turn The Page' From Harper Era, But Experience Counts

OTTAWA — There were some things that bothered Tony Clement about the last years of the Conservative government, but he doesn't want to dwell on...

It's official! Tony Clement launches campaign for Conservative Party leader

It's official. Tony Clement has thrown his hat into the ring, entering the race to become the next Conservative Party of Canada leader. During his...

Stories from overnight

Former Conservative cabinet minister Tony Clement is now running for the leadership of his party — but it's not the first time he has pursued...

Former Conservative cabinet minister Tony Clement launched his bid for the party leadership today in Mississauga ...

Conservative MP Tony Clement launched his campaign Tuesday evening to become the next leader of the Conservative Party of Canada. Clement made the announcement surrounded...

Tony Clement Is Officially In The Conservative Leadership Race

OTTAWA — Former Conservative cabinet minister Tony Clement declared Tuesday that he's running for the leadership of his party — but it's not the first...

Tony Clement, former Harper minister, to run for Conservative leader

Veteran Conservative MP Tony Clement is set to join the leadership race to take over the helm of his party. The former cabinet minister will...

Tony Blair, Iraq and the struggle for the British left: Why the UK's political soap opera is important

Both major political parties in both countries now find themselves beset by internal division and turmoil, although at least on the surface Britain's ruling Conservatives...

Brexit Britain: the way forward for the centre-left

It is no coincidence that the Conservatives, acrimonious and nasty as they have been for much of their existence, have managed to dominate British politics...

DELINGPOLE: Why I'm Backing Boris Johnson and Michael Gove

New StatesmanNo party or leader or cause has ever been so popular: not Winston Churchill, not Tony Blair, not Clement Atlee not Margaret Thatcher. So...

British-born Canadian Conservative MPs use Brexit vote to push for referendum on electoral reform

(subscription) (subscription)Conservative MP Tony Clement, right, says the U.K. referendum on leaving the EU was an 'act of democracy,' while caucus colleague Peter Kent...

First the Suez crisis, then the invasion of Iraq. And now this referendum

But being a man of considerable intelligence and first-class education, he will no doubt have known of Clement Attlee's swift rebuff to Winston Churchill in...

Conservatives can win in 2019 but new policies and approach are needed, say 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...

Revenge of the betrayed: Abandoned by the metropolitan political elite, their lives utterly changed by mass ...

Vote Leave activist Bill Palfreman, 38, a UKIP supporter, is knocking on doors in the (staunchly Labour) streets around his home with Amy Green, 33,...

MP Clement boosts small business

PRESCOTT - Conservative Party MP Tony Clement, who is contemplating a Tory leadership bid, presented himself as a friend of small business and a foe...

Justin Trudeau 'dissatisfied' with how Chinese minister treated journalist

Tony Clement, a Conservative MP, blasted Dion after the incident, tweeting, “And Mr Dion just stands there??” Later Clement said he was willing to give...

Chinese foreign minister's 'tantrum' sign of troubled relations, ex-ambassador says

"China must learn from other countries that there are acceptable norms of behaviour when dealing with other nations," Conservative foreign affairs critic Tony Clement said...

Veteran MP Tony Clement at #CPC16: Conservatives turn the page on the past and look ahead with optimism

Watch as Tony gives his impressions of the convention and also reflects on the positive combination of having 33 rookie MP's in Parliament who bring...

'You get to let your hair down a little bit,' Conservative Party leadership, national council candidates host dozens ...

(subscription) (subscription)“It's a great way to reach out, it's a great way to gauge support, it's a great way to keep building your contacts...

Harper urges Conservatives to stay united in first major speech since election

Other potential candidates include bigger name Conservatives such as former cabinet ministers Tony Clement, Jason Kenney, Peter MacKay and Lisa Raitt. Kevin O'Leary, the chair...

Some Conservatives now ready to support bill on transgender rights

When C-279, the private member's bill that would have added gender identity to the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Criminal Code, came before the...

Michael Chong, Ontario MP, Enters Conservative Leadership Race

Unlike some of his colleagues, such as interim leader Rona Ambrose, who reversed her position and came to support an inquiry into missing and murdered...

Kelly McParland: Conservatives eye term limits to save them from Harpering themselves again

Maybe pleasant Rona Ambrose or bland Tony Clement could have replaced prickly Stephen Harper, and smoothed the rough edges off his legacy in time to...

Time for Trudeau to risk some political capital

“You think this is Trudeaumania?,” Conservative MP Tony Clement said to me when I asked him Wednesday about recent polls which showed more Canadians would...

Conservative Claim About Leaving Behind Surplus Contains 'Some Baloney'

Indeed, Lisa Raitt, the Conservative finance critic and former senior government minister, confirmed in an interview that former Treasury Board President Tony Clement sent stern...

Keep the pressure on Tehran

To a regime like Iran's, mushy policy messages only signal that it is free to pursue business however it wants, without consequences. . Linda Frum...

Rona Ambrose made 'solemn vow' not to run for Tory leadership, Tony Clement says

A former top Conservative cabinet minister — and a potential leadership candidate — says interim leader Rona Ambrose would damage her credibility among her caucus...

Plane Talk: Tony Clement on moving from government to Opposition and building a music career

Tony Clement has announced his intention to run for a leadership position, but it's not the one you think. “I'd like to announce my candidacy...

Ambrose takes on Liberal charge of deficit hypocrisy

(subscription) (subscription)Radwanski used Conservative foreign affairs critic Tony Clement's newfound opposition to the light-armoured vehicle sale to Saudi Arabia as a prime example, but...

Kelly McParland: What good is a Liberal government if public servants can't expect special treatment?

The Conservatives sought to end the practice of “sick days,” which allowed public employees to build up stockpiles of time they could use if they...

Meet the youngest Conservative MP with the most to say on the Hill

(subscription) (subscription)... that once the Conservative leadership race takes off, a spot on the committee may open up. “Tony, of course, has been named...

Canada more conservative than the US? Not likely.

(blog)And under Canada's recent "conservative" government, "the government of Canada found $2.5 million to build a sparkling new museum in Tony Clement's riding, dedicated...

Morning Digest: Kentucky Republican embraces Trump and launches the most offensive TV ad of the year

The conservative running for Congress who will help Trump build the wall! .... Romney only narrowly carried this seat and Clements has a notable $311,000...

Calling out Liberal rhetoric is already getting tiresome

First of all, the spectacle of Conservative MPs alive with moral outrage, demanding openness and transparency from the Trudeau government, is so decadently rich it's...

Liberals block NDP motion to create arms exports oversight body

Conservative foreign affairs critic Tony Clement said his party was prepared to field MPs to staff its share of a subcommittee to scrutinize weapons export...

Ministers, parliamentarians at Taiwan event anger China

(subscription) (subscription)Conservative MP Tony Clement (Parry Sound-Muskoka, Ont.) also delivered remarks at the event, which he said he has attended for five years. “As...

Liberals block motion to convene subcommittee on arms trade

(subscription) (subscription)Conservative MPs, including Tony Clement (Parry Sound-Muskoka, Ont.) and Garnett Genuis (Sherwood Park-Fort Saskatchewan, Alta.) voiced their support for Ms. Laverdière's motion. Ms.