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Poilievre calls supervised consumption sites ‘drug dens,’ vows to close some

Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre gave his clearest position yet on supervised consumption sites, referring to them as “drug dens” and vowing to shut down some of these sites if elected prime minister. Poilievre also said a Conservative government would pull federal funding for such operations. “We will close safe injection …

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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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Poilievre allowed back in House of Commons after getting kicked out Tuesday – National

Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre will be allowed back in the House of Commons on Wednesday for question period after Speaker Greg Fergus had kicked him out for refusing to withdraw comments calling Prime Minister Justin Trudeau a “wacko.” Speaker’s office spokesperson Mathieu Gravel says that under the standing orders of …

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Poilievre claps back ahead of carbon price hike: ‘Eby’s constituents can’t even afford baloney”

Conservative leader Pierre Poilievre has shot back at B.C. Premier David Eby’s comment that his plea to halt a federal carbon price increase is a “baloney factory” campaign tactic. Poilievre told The Roy Green Show on Saturday that Eby’s “constituents can’t even afford to buy baloney after eight years of …

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A closer look at the growing diversity of Conservatives under Poilievre

Jamil Jivani, earlier this week, won the right to be the next member of Parliament for the Ontario riding of Durham, succeeding former Conservative leader Erin O’Toole. In doing so he also became the first Black man to hold a seat in the 20-year-old history of the modern Conservative Party …

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Trudeau sharpens political attacks on Poilievre ahead of Parliament return – National

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sharpened his attack on his chief rival Thursday as he tried to rally his caucus for the upcoming parliamentary sitting. Liberal MPs are holding three days of caucus meetings in Ottawa to plan for the return of the House of Commons, and to shore up party …

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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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Poilievre calls on feds to reverse Paul Bernardo prison transfer

Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre is calling on the federal government to use whatever tools it can to reverse a decision by the Correctional Service of Canada to transfer killer Paul Bernardo to a medium-security prison. Bernardo‘s move to a facility in Quebec was made public last week after the correctional …

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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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