Michael Chong

Tory Leadership Contenders Slam O'Leary's Comments On Military

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.19.2016 | Canada Politics

O'Leary reportedly said, "there is nothing proud about being a warrior.''

Althia Raj

Tory Leadership Contender Blasts Leitch's 'Race-Baiting' Campaign

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 12.07.2016 | Canada Politics

And he gave Chris Alexander a piece of his mind, too.

'Lock Her Up' Chant Should Have Been Shut Down: Chong

The Huffington Post Canada | Ryan Maloney | Posted 12.05.2016 | Canada Politics

Chris Alexander's role at an Edmonton rally comes under fire.

Joshua Ostroff

Suzuki Slams Conservative Party's Trump-Like 'Rejection Of Facts'

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 11.22.2016 | Canada Politics

Much like climate change, the effects of Donald Trump's election will not stay on the southern side of the border.

Canada Can Avoid Another Brexit -- If We're Careful

Kristen Pue | Posted 11.15.2016 | Canada Politics
Kristen Pue

On Wednesday we woke up to see one of the nastiest, most divisive US elections end in victory for a demagogue. Hate and fear won in America on November 9. But on that same day I was able to find hope in the unlikeliest of places: The Conservative leadership debate.

Althia Raj

Tory Leadership Candidate Cheered For Dismissing Climate Change

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 11.14.2016 | Canada Politics

Global warming is apparently up for debate.

Tory Leadership Debate Turns Into Autopsy Of 2015 Election

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.16.2016 | Canada Politics

Notably absent was the most controversial candidate — Kellie Leitch.

Althia Raj

Leitch Makes Obvious Bid For Headlines As Tories Debate Future

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 01.18.2017 | Canada Politics

Conservative leadership hopefuls talk carbon taxes, trade, niqabs.

Tory Leadership Candidate Advocates For Carbon Tax

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.02.2016 | Canada Politics

He would use revenues to cut income and corporate taxes.

Looking For The Next One Of These

Ken Whyte | Posted 10.25.2016 | Canada Politics
Ken Whyte

I had the pleasure of moderating a debate - actually, more of a discussion - among six candidates for the Conservative Party leadership. Present were Kellie Leitch, Brad Trost, Erin O'Toole, Andrew Scheer, Michael Chong and Maxime Bernier. There is serious talent in the field.

Tory Leadership Race: Here's Who's In, Who's Out, Who's Mulling A Bid

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.24.2016 | Canada Politics

Some are still working on a bid. Others haven't made up their minds.

Former Public Safety Minister Mulls Conservative Leadership Bid

CP | Jordan Press, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.23.2016 | Canada Politics

Steven Blaney is the second Conservative in two days to make such a move.

Lisa Raitt Weighs In On 'Canadian Values' Debate

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.08.2016 | Canada Politics

And she's made up her mind about the Tory leadership race.

Canadians Prefer Female Leaders, Poll Suggests

The Huffington Post Canada | Ryan Maloney | Posted 09.06.2016 | Canada Politics


Tory Leadership Candidate Favours Free-Trade Deal With China

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.19.2016 | Canada Politics

Maxime Bernier said he believes Canada would emerge a winner in any such agreement and be able to increase its exports by $7.7 billion a year.

Lisa Raitt 'Leaning Positively' Towards Tory Leadership Bid

CBC | CBC News | Posted 07.16.2016 | Canada Politics

"I'm north of 50 per cent (likely to run)."

Tony Clement Makes His Tory Leadership Bid Official

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.13.2016 | Canada Politics

He's up against three others for now — Kellie Leitch, Maxime Bernier and Michael Chong.

Althia Raj

Clement 'Very' Excited To Join Tory Leadership Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 07.11.2016 | Canada Politics

He's been planning his bid for months.

Tory Leadership Hopeful Unhappy With PM's 'Quebec Nation' Remark

The Huffington Post Canada | Ryan Maloney | Posted 07.08.2016 | Canada Politics

Michael Chong quit Harper's cabinet in 2006 over the issue.

All Tory Leadership Contenders Will Be At Pride In Historic First

CBC | CBC News | Posted 07.02.2016 | Canada Politics

"They're turning the page on these divisive social issues."

Tories Considering Leadership Bids Mull It Over At Convention

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.29.2016 | Canada Politics

One of the factors for the party executive is money.

Althia Raj

Conservative Leadership Hopeful Wants To Modernize The Party

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 05.16.2016 | Canada Politics

“I’m running to attract new people to the party, and I’m very excited.”

Bernier Kicks Off Tory Leadership Campaign

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.16.2016 | Canada Politics

Maxime Bernier told a packed stadium Sunday morning he would run a small government if elected.

Zi-Ann Lum

Tories' Plan To Win In 2019? Pass 'Rich White Guys' Rep To Liberals

HuffingtonPost.com | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 03.22.2016 | Canada Politics

We spent part of our weekend to hang out with 300 conservatives to get a sense of how the party wants 'reconnect' with Canadians.

These Federal Tories Are Testing The Waters For Leadership

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.27.2016 | Canada Politics

Five potential hopefuls took the stage.