Conservative Party Canada

Harper Responds To Mulroney's Stern Criticism

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.05.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - What had been a renewed political friendship between Stephen Harper and Brian Mulroney could be back on the rocks.The prime minister found hi...

Althia Raj

Why The Fair Elections Act Is A Very Good Thing For Rich Politicians

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 04.30.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — As MPs prepare for a second day of clause-by-clause debate over amendments to the Fair Elections Act, The Huffington Post Canada looks at ...

'Significant Challenge' On Tory Horizon

CBC | Posted 12.30.2013 | Canada Politics

As the Senate scandal continues to dominate the agenda on parliament hill and just days before the Conservative policy convention in Calgary, Conserv...

'Arrogant And Out Of Touch'

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

CALGARY - Federal Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau says Prime Minister Stephen Harper and the Conservatives have forgotten their roots and risk the wrath...

What Warren Kinsella Can Teach the Conversatives

Matt Price | Posted 12.22.2012 | Canada Politics
Matt Price

In his new book Fight the Right, Warren Kinsella gets some big things correct while leaving some big things out. Yes, progressive politicians should take Kinsella's advice about authenticity, simplicity and speaking to the heart. Yes, we need a new progressive narrative as a counterweight to the one that is currently trashing our country and our planet. But, we shouldn't fool ourselves into thinking that we don't have a lot of hard work to do

Carbon Tax is Not the Villain in This Political Fairytale

Matt Price | Posted 11.21.2012 | Canada Politics
Matt Price

It likely didn't occur to the strategists in the permanent Conservative Party war room that they would be mounting a push against the NDP and carbon taxes at a time when the severity of the impacts of climate change would be on such full display. So now this is all going on at the very same time as story after story tells us how much trouble humans are in as a species.

Tory Backers Also Got Robocalls, Conservative MP Says

CBC | Posted 05.03.2012 | Canada Politics

A Conservative MP from Manitoba says her St. Boniface constituency office has heard from a number of voters who claimed they received liv...

For Real Democracy, Canadians Need Only Look South

J.J. McCullough | Posted 03.07.2012 | Canada Politics
J.J. McCullough

For the next couple of months the Americans will be participating in an exercise in mass democracy entirely without precedent or equivalent in our sad dominion, and offering a thoroughly irritating reminder of just how backwards and elitist the Canadian party system remains in contrast.