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Independent Toronto MP Kevin Vuong asks Poilievre to let him join Conservative caucus

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 24, 2024 1:56 pm 1 min read Descrease article font size Increase article font size Independent Toronto MP Kevin Vuong says he is asking Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre to let him join the Tory caucus, and intends to seek a nomination for the …

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Conservative leader supports Manitoba’s attempt to be exempt from carbon backstop – Winnipeg

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Federal Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre said Thursday he supports Manitoba’s request for an exemption from the federally imposed carbon price. “The fact is that Manitoba produces a phenomenal amount of green energy through its hydroelectricity, and a carbon tax will come nowhere …

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Longtime Winnipeg city councillor considers run for federal seat – Winnipeg

By Kevin Hirschfield Global News Posted January 22, 2024 10:20 pm Updated January 22, 2024 10:39 pm 1 min read Descrease article font size Increase article font size A longtime Winnipeg city councillor is considering making the jump from municipal to federal politics. Janice Lukes confirmed to 680 CJOB’s The …

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Former conservative insider brought in to look for Ford government Greenbelt conflicts

As Premier Doug Ford weathers the Greenbelt scandal and RCMP investigation, his government has turned to a well-known political insider to identify potential conflicts of interest that could land the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party in hot water. Global News has confirmed that Deb Hutton, who served as a one-time chief …

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Poilievre presents himself as PM in waiting at Conservative convention – National

Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre tried painting himself as a prime minister in waiting in an election-style speech to party faithful Friday, filling it with the messages he plans to take to Canadians, while throwing some red meat to his base. Poilievre’s address to the more than 2,500 supporters gathered for …

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A new United Conservative Party leader — and Alberta’s next premier — to be announced tonight

Tonight, the United Conservative Party will announce its new leader and Alberta’s 19th premier.  Nearly four months after the leadership contest began, one of seven contenders will emerge the victor. Close to 124,000 people bought or renewed UCP memberships by the Aug. 12 deadline to qualify to cast a vote. Party members …

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Poilievre replaces top lawyer at Conservative Party

Pierre Poilievre has replaced the Conservative Party’s top lawyer with his own pick, CBC News has learned, as he continues to shake up the party’s upper echelons.  The party’s legal counsel, Arthur Hamilton, has been replaced with Michael Wilson, a Poilievre ally and partner at the law firm Goodmans, according to sources. The …

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The Conservative heartland has a new leader in Pierre Poilievre

Pierre Poilievre walked onto the stage of Ottawa’s Shaw Conference Centre to roaring cheers on Saturday night. His win marked the end of the Conservative Party of Canada’s leadership race and ushered in a new era for supporters across the country. Nearly 3,500 kilometres west of where Poilievre made his first …

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Liberals won’t underestimate new Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre, minister says

Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc says his party won’t underestimate new Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre after the MP won a decisive victory in the party’s leadership election. “We don’t underestimate at all … our adversaries in politics,” LeBlanc told chief political correspondent Rosemary Barton during an interview on Rosemary Barton …

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Interim Conservative Leader Candice Bergen says she’s not running in next election

Interim Conservative Leader Candice Bergen says she won’t be running in the next federal election, but will stay on as an MP after a new leader is selected this weekend. “Serving the constituents of Portage-Lisgar for 14 years has been the honour of my political life and I am eternally …

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