Conservative Party of Canada

Carleton MP Pierre Poilievre spoke to members of the Red Deer & District Chamber of Commerce on Thursday during the association’s Coffee Break with the MPs 2021 event. (Photo from Facebook)

Quicker access to building permits needed, says MP

Federal government faces $381-billion deficit

Carleton MP Pierre Poilievre spoke to members of the Red Deer & District Chamber of Commerce on Thursday during the association’s Coffee Break with the MPs 2021 event. (Photo from Facebook)
The Peace Tower is pictured on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, Jan. 25, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Dreeshen tables petition in House of Commons

Calls for sanctions against those responsible for crimes against Uyghur people

The Peace Tower is pictured on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, Jan. 25, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Leader of the Opposition Erin O’Toole rises during Question Period in the House of Commons Wednesday February 3, 2021 in Ottawa. The federal Conservatives are seeking to use the power of the House of Commons to force senior Liberal staff, or the prime minister himself, to testify before committee. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Tories seek to force PMO staff, or PM himself, to testify at Commons’ committees

Conservatives have been trying to get witnesses to committees

Leader of the Opposition Erin O’Toole rises during Question Period in the House of Commons Wednesday February 3, 2021 in Ottawa. The federal Conservatives are seeking to use the power of the House of Commons to force senior Liberal staff, or the prime minister himself, to testify before committee. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Red Deer-Mountain View MP Earl Dreeshen and Red Deer-Lacombe MP Blaine Calkins answered questions at the Red Deer & District Chamber of Commerce’s annual breakfast with MPs on Thursday morning. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

Climate change motion lacked clarity, says Red Deer MP

‘We’ve stated that climate change is a global problem’

Red Deer-Mountain View MP Earl Dreeshen and Red Deer-Lacombe MP Blaine Calkins answered questions at the Red Deer & District Chamber of Commerce’s annual breakfast with MPs on Thursday morning. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole holds a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa Tuesday, March 9, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

What’s at stake for the Conservatives this convention? The grassroots.

O’Toole will deliver in his speech to delegates Friday night

Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole holds a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa Tuesday, March 9, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Conservative Party of Canada leadership candidates Erin O’Toole, left to right, Peter MacKay, Derek Sloan and Leslyn Lewis wait for the start of the French Leadership Debate in Toronto on Wednesday, June 17, 2020. Former Conservative leadership candidate and long-time party stalwart Peter MacKay won’t attend this week’s virtual convention. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Peter MacKay to sit out this week’s Conservative party convention

O’Toole has pledged the event will get the party focused

Conservative Party of Canada leadership candidates Erin O’Toole, left to right, Peter MacKay, Derek Sloan and Leslyn Lewis wait for the start of the French Leadership Debate in Toronto on Wednesday, June 17, 2020. Former Conservative leadership candidate and long-time party stalwart Peter MacKay won’t attend this week’s virtual convention. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
A man is silhouetted walking past a Conservative Party logo before the opening of the Party’s national convention in Halifax, Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese
A man is silhouetted walking past a Conservative Party logo before the opening of the Party’s national convention in Halifax, Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese
Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole holds a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, March 2, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole holds a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, March 2, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
FILE - NDP House leader Peter Julian says the Conservatives have adopted a strategy of blocking the government legislative agenda, no matter the bill — a strategy he fears is giving the Liberals an excuse to go to the polls arguing that they need a majority to get things done. (Photo contributed)

Tories block NDP attempt to break legislative impasse in House of Commons

Conservatives block NDP’s attempt to break legislative logjam

FILE - NDP House leader Peter Julian says the Conservatives have adopted a strategy of blocking the government legislative agenda, no matter the bill — a strategy he fears is giving the Liberals an excuse to go to the polls arguing that they need a majority to get things done. (Photo contributed)
Conservative Party leader Erin O’Toole speaks at a press conference in Ottawa on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/David Kawai

O’Toole calls for relocation of Beijing Olympics due to China’s ‘genocide’ of Uighurs

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole is calling on the government to…

Conservative Party leader Erin O’Toole speaks at a press conference in Ottawa on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/David Kawai
Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre rises during Question Period in the House of Commons Thursday December 3, 2020 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre rises during Question Period in the House of Commons Thursday December 3, 2020 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
The Canadian and American flags are seen on top of the Peace Arch at the Canada/USA border in Surrey, B.C. Friday, March 20, 2020. The federal Conservatives are calling for a special House of Commons committee devoted to Canada-U.S. relations. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Federal Conservatives call for special Commons study of Canada-U.S. relations

Conservatives want emphasis on ‘Buy American’ policy and Enbridge pipeline

The Canadian and American flags are seen on top of the Peace Arch at the Canada/USA border in Surrey, B.C. Friday, March 20, 2020. The federal Conservatives are calling for a special House of Commons committee devoted to Canada-U.S. relations. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Conservative MPs Michael Barrett and Pierre Poilievre hold a news conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on July 29, 2020. The federal Conservatives want MPs to create an anti-corruption committee to investigate the WE Charity issue. Barrett, the Tory ethics critic, says the new forum would press for answers to lingering questions about the controversy. In the meantime, the Conservatives plan to press the House of Commons ethics and finance committees this week to resume looking at the matter. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Conservative MPs Michael Barrett and Pierre Poilievre hold a news conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on July 29, 2020. The federal Conservatives want MPs to create an anti-corruption committee to investigate the WE Charity issue. Barrett, the Tory ethics critic, says the new forum would press for answers to lingering questions about the controversy. In the meantime, the Conservatives plan to press the House of Commons ethics and finance committees this week to resume looking at the matter. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Conservative Party of Canada leadership candidates Erin O’Toole and Peter MacKay wait for the start of the French leadership debate in Toronto on Wednesday, June 17, 2020. As he contemplates a failed Conservative leadership campaign that put the cart before the horse — winning a federal election instead of first securing the job — MacKay is reminded of an age-old cliche: “Nice guys finish last.” THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
Conservative Party of Canada leadership candidates Erin O’Toole and Peter MacKay wait for the start of the French leadership debate in Toronto on Wednesday, June 17, 2020. As he contemplates a failed Conservative leadership campaign that put the cart before the horse — winning a federal election instead of first securing the job — MacKay is reminded of an age-old cliche: “Nice guys finish last.” THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole holds a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020. Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole is naming his shadow cabinet, including his predecessor Andrew Scheer as the party’s infrastructure critic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Scheer finds place in Conservatives’ new shadow cabinet

Conservatives prepare economic recovery plan

Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole holds a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020. Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole is naming his shadow cabinet, including his predecessor Andrew Scheer as the party’s infrastructure critic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole introduces his Deputy Leader Candice Bergen as they holda a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

After MP’s offensive tweet, O’Toole says Tories will counter anti-Semitism

MP Kerry-Lynne Findlay recently retweeted a video of Liberal Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland

Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole introduces his Deputy Leader Candice Bergen as they holda a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole held his first news conference as leader on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole held his first news conference as leader on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick