Michael Chong

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.

Tory MP Rips O'Leary's Trump-Like Politics

CBC | Kate Bueckert, CBC News | Posted 01.25.2016 | Canada Politics

The Conservative MP for Wellington-Halton Hills in Ontario says "the more the merrier" when it comes to potential party leadership contenders – exce...

There's An Early Frontrunner To Replace Harper, Poll Suggests

The Huffington Post Canada | Ryan Maloney | Posted 12.07.2015 | Canada Politics

The survey tested the support for nine potential Conservative Party leadership contenders.

Veteran MP Is King Of Tory Caucus... For Now

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.29.2015 | Canada Politics

Deepak Obhrai says the role is somewhat ironic.

Reform Act Survives Senate Amendment Challenge

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.26.2015 | Canada Politics

Michael Chong's Reform Act is designed to give MPs in a party caucus the power to trigger a leadership review, and to subsequently vote to oust their leader.

Tory Senators Move To Gut MP's Reform Bill

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.19.2015 | Canada Politics

The Conservative MP's private member's bill was passed with the support of all parties in the House of Commons.

Tory MP's Reform Act Faces Rough Ride In Senate

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.25.2016 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Prospects are looking grim for Michael Chong's legislative baby, the Reform Act 2014.Conservative senators from Chong's caucus — along with...

It Would Be An Abomination If Senate Kills Reform Act: Tory MP

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.13.2016 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - It's hard to imagine the perpetually upbeat Michael Chong in a bad mood, but the earnest Conservative MP has abandoned hiding his frustration...

Althia Raj

Tory MP To Senate: 'Time Is Running Out'

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 05.11.2015 | Canada Politics

"My view is that the Senate needs to do its job."

Tories' Bill C-51 Has A New Foe

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 03.27.2015 | Canada Business

The Harper government’s anti-terrorism bill has a new opponent: The Firefox web browser. The Mozilla project, the open-source software community ...

Tory MP Puts Himself At Odds With Harper Government Over Bill C-51

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.23.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Conservative MP Michael Chong is calling for stronger parliamentary scrutiny of intelligence agencies — putting himself squarely at odds wi...

Chong's Reform Act Passes House Vote

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.26.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - His zigzag journey has lasted more than a year, but Michael Chong has crossed one critical finish line in his bid to rebalance power between ...

Good News For Michael Chong

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.10.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A Conservative backbench MP's bill designed to restore a measure of power to MPs in Parliament has passed another critical hurdle.A Commons c...

Tory MP's Bill Could Restrict Party Leaders From Suspending Members

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.09.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A Conservative MP's bill rapidly making its way through the House of Commons could restrict leaders in the future from unilaterally suspendin...

Tory MP Calls For Urgent Action On Climate Change

The Huffington Post Canada | Ryan Maloney | Posted 11.04.2014 | Canada Politics

Conservative MP Michael Chong is calling on the federal government to take action in the wake of a startling new report on climate change. Chong, a...

Chong's Bill To Redistribute MPs' Powers Passes Critical Vote

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.24.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Conservative MP Michael Chong's bid to shift the balance of power between caucuses and party leaders easily passed a critical vote in the Com...

Althia Raj

Harper 'Rathgebered' The Reform Act, Says Rathgeber

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 09.18.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — Conservative MP Michael Chong’s watered-down bill — originally introduced to to re-empower members of Parliament — is a big disappoi...

MP's Controversial Bill To Curb PMO Powers Gets Harper's OK

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.17.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Conservative cabinet is poised to support backbench MP Michael Chong's bill to rebalance the power between parliamentarians and the Prime...

Backbench MPs Are CRUSHING It

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Epilepsy, human trafficking, wine, autism, prize fighting — those are just a few of the topics covered by private member's bills and senate...

FINALLY

CBC | Posted 07.27.2014 | Canada Politics

Nearly six months after launching his backbench bid to rebalance the power dynamics between MPs and party leaders, Conservative MP Michael Chong final...

Althia Raj

Why Michael Chong Is 'Optimistic' About Reforming Ottawa

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 12.18.2014 | Canada Politics

Last week, maverick Conservative MP Michael Chong introduced a new version of his private member’s bill, the Reform Act 2014. His bill seeks to empo...

Will Reform Bill Makeover Help Chong?

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.07.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Two Conservative bills that would fundamentally change the Canadian electoral system, two very different approaches.On the one hand there is ...