Conservative Party of Canada

Jeremy MacKenzie, right, a Canadian military veteran who served in Afghanistan, talks with an unidentified woman outside the venue where Omar Khadr, the former child soldier is speaking in Halifax on Monday, Feb. 10, 2020. Conservative Party Leader Pierre Poilievre says he has referred comments made about his wife by MacKenzie, a popular, far-right streamer, to the RCMP.  THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Poilievre denounces Diagolon ‘losers’ over threat of sexual assault against his wife

‘My office has referred these comments to the RCMP to assess whether criminal charges should be laid’

 

Candidate Leslyn Lewis makes a point at the Conservative Party of Canada English leadership debate in Edmonton, Alta., Wednesday, May 11, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Poilievre’s leadership win could signal change for social conservative wing of party

Analyst: because Poilievre didn’t make promises, social conservatives don’t fear disappointment

 

Conservative MP and leadership candidate Pierre Poilievre walks with his caucus colleague Andrew Scheer, a former leader of the party, as they arrive for a press conference outside the Bank of Canada in Ottawa, on Thursday, April 28, 2022. Poilievre is tapping Scheer to serve as his chief lieutenant in the House of Commons, as the newly minted Conservative leader prepares his party for next week’s return of Parliament. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Quebec MP leaves Tories as Poilievre unveils new leadership team

Former leader Andrew Scheer to have role as Opposition House leader

 

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrives at the Algonquin Resort St. Andrews by-the-Sea for the Liberal summer caucus retreat in St. Andrews, N.B., on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese

Trudeau on the attack against Poilievre’s ‘irresponsible’ politics

Poilievre says the Liberals caused inflation with out-of-control spending during the pandemic

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrives at the Algonquin Resort St. Andrews by-the-Sea for the Liberal summer caucus retreat in St. Andrews, N.B., on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese
Newly elected Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre speaks at the Conservative Party of Canada leadership vote, in Ottawa, Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

First the win, now the work: What Pierre Poilievre has to do next as new Tory leader

Poilievre must decide who among his party will fill critic roles before House resumes sitting

Newly elected Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre speaks at the Conservative Party of Canada leadership vote, in Ottawa, Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Conservative Party of Canada Leader Pierre Poilievre delivers a speech after he was announced as the winner of the Conservative Party of Canada leadership vote, in Ottawa, on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Conservative Party of Canada Leader Pierre Poilievre delivers a speech after he was announced as the winner of the Conservative Party of Canada leadership vote, in Ottawa, on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
A man is silhouetted walking past a Conservative Party logo before the opening of the Party’s national convention in Halifax on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018. The Conservative party says the event announcing the next leader scheduled for Saturday will go ahead as planned, but in a more muted way. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese

Tories to announce next leader ‘with a revised program’ reflecting Queen’s death

Party has axed parts of the event that gave it a festive atmosphere

A man is silhouetted walking past a Conservative Party logo before the opening of the Party’s national convention in Halifax on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018. The Conservative party says the event announcing the next leader scheduled for Saturday will go ahead as planned, but in a more muted way. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese
Pierre Poilievre, contender for the leadership of the federal Conservative party calls on members to cast their ballot, at a rally, Saturday, August 20, 2022 in Charlottetown P.E.I. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot

Five policy questions Tory leadership front-runner Pierre Poilievre hasn’t answered

Throughout the Conservative party’s leadership race, Pierre Poilievre has campaigned on fighting…

Pierre Poilievre, contender for the leadership of the federal Conservative party calls on members to cast their ballot, at a rally, Saturday, August 20, 2022 in Charlottetown P.E.I. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot
Interim Conservative Leader Candice Bergen rises during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, June 22, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Voting wraps up in Conservative leadership race ahead of Saturday convention

Interim leader Candice Bergen announced Tuesday she won’t be running in the next federal election

Interim Conservative Leader Candice Bergen rises during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, June 22, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Pierre Poilievre, contender for the leadership of the federal Conservative party, speaks at a rally, in Charlottetown P.E.I., Saturday, August 20, 2022. With nine days left in the Conservative leadership race, Poilievre is waging one of his final battles.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot

Fight for fewer words: Pierre Poilievre promises new law against government jargon

Pierre Poilievre is waging one of his final battles in the Conservative…

Pierre Poilievre, contender for the leadership of the federal Conservative party, speaks at a rally, in Charlottetown P.E.I., Saturday, August 20, 2022. With nine days left in the Conservative leadership race, Poilievre is waging one of his final battles.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot
Pierre Poilievre, contender for the leadership of the federal Conservative party speaks at a rally in Charlottetown P.E.I., Saturday, August 20, 2022. An advocacy group started by centrist Conservatives to provide more of a voice to the political middle has dropped the party's name to expand its base. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot

As Centre Ice group drops ‘Conservative’ from name, where are moderate Tories to go?

Questions linger about what unity looks like in different parts of the Conservative coalition

Pierre Poilievre, contender for the leadership of the federal Conservative party speaks at a rally in Charlottetown P.E.I., Saturday, August 20, 2022. An advocacy group started by centrist Conservatives to provide more of a voice to the political middle has dropped the party's name to expand its base. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot
A man is silhouetted walking past a Conservative Party logo before the opening of the Party’s national convention in Halifax on Thursday, August 23, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese

Here’s how voting works in the Conservative Party of Canada leadership race

Of the 678,000 members who are eligible to vote in the contest, just over 350,000 have sent in ballots

A man is silhouetted walking past a Conservative Party logo before the opening of the Party’s national convention in Halifax on Thursday, August 23, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese
More than half of Conservative party members have returned their leadership ballots with one week before the deadline Sept. 6. Federal Conservative leadership candidate Pierre Poilievre holds a campaign rally in Toronto, Saturday, April 30, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Over half of Conservative members have voted for new leader one week before deadline

New party leader will be announced at a convention in Ottawa on Sept. 10

More than half of Conservative party members have returned their leadership ballots with one week before the deadline Sept. 6. Federal Conservative leadership candidate Pierre Poilievre holds a campaign rally in Toronto, Saturday, April 30, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
Pierre Poilievre, who is leading the race for the leadership of the Conservative Party of Canada, filled the main hall at Sidney’s Mary Winspear Centre Sunday afternoon with an estimated 1,200 poeple in the crowd. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)

Tory leadership hopeful promises economic autonomy, housing during B.C. stop

Pierre Poilievre speaks to a crowd of more than 1,200 people in Greater Victoria suburb

Pierre Poilievre, who is leading the race for the leadership of the Conservative Party of Canada, filled the main hall at Sidney’s Mary Winspear Centre Sunday afternoon with an estimated 1,200 poeple in the crowd. (Wolf Depner/News Staff)
Former B.C. premier Christy Clark speaks to media in Vancouver, B.C., on Monday, July 31, 2017. Clark says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau divided Canadians over his handling of the truckers’ convoy, and that the federal Conservatives are running to the extremes. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ben Nelms

Federal Tories running to the ‘extremes,’ says former B.C. premier Christy Clark

Clark was speaking to Conservatives at a conference in Edmonton hosted by a group that advocates for the federal Tories

Former B.C. premier Christy Clark speaks to media in Vancouver, B.C., on Monday, July 31, 2017. Clark says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau divided Canadians over his handling of the truckers’ convoy, and that the federal Conservatives are running to the extremes. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ben Nelms
Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre rises during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, June 15, 2022. The Ontario MP remains the heavy favourite to be the next Conservative Party leader.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

The Poilievre divide: Ontario MP preferred leader for Conservatives but not Canadians

Leger: 44 per cent of Conservative voters believe Poilievre would make the best party leader

Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre rises during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, June 15, 2022. The Ontario MP remains the heavy favourite to be the next Conservative Party leader.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Conservative leadership candidate Roman Baber shakes hands with Jean Charest and Scott Aitchison following the debate, Wednesday, August 3, 2022 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Conservative leadership candidate Roman Baber shakes hands with Jean Charest and Scott Aitchison following the debate, Wednesday, August 3, 2022 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Debate moderator Rob Batherson, left to right, and Conservative leadership candidates Roman Baber, Scott Aitchison and Jean Charest are shown during the Conservative party leadership debate in Ottawa on Wednesday, August 3, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Jean Charest pressed to outline political future after Conservative leadership race

Pressed again after the debate was over, Charest told reporters he is focused on winning

Debate moderator Rob Batherson, left to right, and Conservative leadership candidates Roman Baber, Scott Aitchison and Jean Charest are shown during the Conservative party leadership debate in Ottawa on Wednesday, August 3, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Debate moderator Rob Batherson, left to right, and Conservative leadership candidates Roman Baber, Scott Aitchison and Jean Charest are shown during the Conservative party leadership debate in Ottawa on Wednesday, August 3, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Debate moderator Rob Batherson, left to right, and Conservative leadership candidates Roman Baber, Scott Aitchison and Jean Charest are shown during the Conservative party leadership debate in Ottawa on Wednesday, August 3, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Jean Charest takes part in the Conservative Party of Canada French-language leadership debate in Laval, Quebec on Wednesday, May 25, 2022. The party’s last official debate of the race before results are revealed Sept.10 will happen tonight in Ottawa.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

3 out of 5 Conservative candidates to appear tonight for final party debate

Jean Charest, Scott Aitchison and Roman Baber will speak

Jean Charest takes part in the Conservative Party of Canada French-language leadership debate in Laval, Quebec on Wednesday, May 25, 2022. The party’s last official debate of the race before results are revealed Sept.10 will happen tonight in Ottawa.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz