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Candidates, left to right, Leslyn Lewis, Roman Baber, Jean Charest, Scott Aitchison, Patrick Brown, and Pierre Poilievre pose on stage following the Conservative Party of Canada English leadership debate in Edmonton, on May 11, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Poilievre continues to lead polls 2 months out from Conservative leadership race vote

British Columbians less in favour than other Canadians, latest Leger poll shows

 

Conservative leadership candidate Pierre Poilievre gestures towards Jean Charest as Roman Baber, left, Scott Aitchison and Leslyn Lewis, right, look on during a debate at the Canada Strong and Free Network conference, in Ottawa, Thursday, May 5, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Tory leadership contenders cross swords on inflation, Quebec’s secularism law

Tory leadership contenders cross swords on inflation, Quebec’s secularism law

 

FILE - Pennsylvania Republican Senate candidates David McCormick, left, and Mehmet Oz during campaign appearances in May 2022 in Pennsylvania. (AP Photo/File)

Oz, McCormick race heads into recount in Pa. Senate primary

Oz, McCormick race heads into recount in Pa. Senate primary

 

Conservative leadership candidate Jean Charest delivers remarks during a debate at the Canada Strong and Free Network conference, in Ottawa, Thursday, May 5, 2022. A former Conservative leadership candidate says expectations will be high for former Quebec premier Jean Charest when he takes the stage in his home province for the party's French-language debate this week. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Conservative leadership candidates to battle for crucial Quebec in French debate

Conservative leadership candidates to battle for crucial Quebec in French debate

Conservative leadership candidate Jean Charest delivers remarks during a debate at the Canada Strong and Free Network conference, in Ottawa, Thursday, May 5, 2022. A former Conservative leadership candidate says expectations will be high for former Quebec premier Jean Charest when he takes the stage in his home province for the party's French-language debate this week. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
A police officer walks past 10 Downing Street in London, Monday, May 23, 2022. The general public waits for the release of Sue Gray's report into COVID lockdown breaches across Whitehall, the so called "Partygate". (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

UK’s Boris Johnson awaits judgment of ‘partygate’ report

UK’s Boris Johnson awaits judgment of ‘partygate’ report

A police officer walks past 10 Downing Street in London, Monday, May 23, 2022. The general public waits for the release of Sue Gray's report into COVID lockdown breaches across Whitehall, the so called "Partygate". (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
Conservative MP for Abbotsford Ed Fast rises during Question Period, Wednesday, March 30, 2022 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Ed Fast out as Tory finance critic after criticizing leadership candidate Poilievre

Ed Fast out as Tory finance critic after criticizing leadership candidate Poilievre

Conservative MP for Abbotsford Ed Fast rises during Question Period, Wednesday, March 30, 2022 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Mehmet Oz, a Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania, speaks to supporters at a primary night election gathering in Newtown, Pa., Tuesday, May 17, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Oz, McCormick still neck and neck in Pa. GOP Senate primary

Oz, McCormick still neck and neck in Pa. GOP Senate primary

Mehmet Oz, a Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania, speaks to supporters at a primary night election gathering in Newtown, Pa., Tuesday, May 17, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
State Sen. Doug Mastriano, R-Franklin, a Republican candidate for Pennsylvania governor, gestures as he speaks at a primary night election gathering in Chambersburg, Pa., Tuesday, May 17, 2022, with his wife, Rebbeca. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Takeaways: Election denier wins, bad behavior dooms Cawthorn

Takeaways: Election denier wins, bad behavior dooms Cawthorn

State Sen. Doug Mastriano, R-Franklin, a Republican candidate for Pennsylvania governor, gestures as he speaks at a primary night election gathering in Chambersburg, Pa., Tuesday, May 17, 2022, with his wife, Rebbeca. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Attorney General Merrick Garland speaks before President Joe Biden presents Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor awards to fourteen recipients, during an event in the East Room of the White House, Monday, May 16, 2022. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

House 1/6 panel rejects Justice Dept.’s transcript request

House 1/6 panel rejects Justice Dept.’s transcript request

Attorney General Merrick Garland speaks before President Joe Biden presents Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor awards to fourteen recipients, during an event in the East Room of the White House, Monday, May 16, 2022. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Candidate Pierre Poilievre makes a point at the Conservative Party of Canada English leadership debate in Edmonton, Alta., Wednesday, May 11, 2022. Poilievre is denouncing the "white replacement theory" that is believed to be a motive for a mass shooting in Buffalo, N.Y., over the weekend as "ugly and disgusting hate mongering." THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Tory leadership candidate Pierre Poilievre denounces ‘white replacement theory’

Tory leadership candidate Pierre Poilievre denounces ‘white replacement theory’

Candidate Pierre Poilievre makes a point at the Conservative Party of Canada English leadership debate in Edmonton, Alta., Wednesday, May 11, 2022. Poilievre is denouncing the "white replacement theory" that is believed to be a motive for a mass shooting in Buffalo, N.Y., over the weekend as "ugly and disgusting hate mongering." THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Coalition Avenir du Quebec leader Francois Legault, right, speaks to Chamber of Commerce President Michel Leblanc, in Montreal, Friday, Sept. 28, 2018. As Quebec’s contentious language law wends toward likely adoption this spring, the province’s business community is growing increasingly anxious about the impact on operations, from the bottom line to daily communication — or decamping entirely. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

‘Making monsters of each other’: Businesses fear impact of Quebec language law

Legislation would impose tougher language requirements on small businesses

Coalition Avenir du Quebec leader Francois Legault, right, speaks to Chamber of Commerce President Michel Leblanc, in Montreal, Friday, Sept. 28, 2018. As Quebec’s contentious language law wends toward likely adoption this spring, the province’s business community is growing increasingly anxious about the impact on operations, from the bottom line to daily communication — or decamping entirely. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
FILE - White House deputy press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre takes a question from a reporter during the press briefing at the White House in Washington, July 30, 2021. President Joe Biden on Thursday, May 5, 2022, named Karine Jean-Pierre to be the next White House press secretary, with incumbent Jen Psaki set to leave the role next week. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Biden taps 1st Black woman, LGBT White House press secretary

Biden taps 1st Black woman, LGBT White House press secretary

FILE - White House deputy press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre takes a question from a reporter during the press briefing at the White House in Washington, July 30, 2021. President Joe Biden on Thursday, May 5, 2022, named Karine Jean-Pierre to be the next White House press secretary, with incumbent Jen Psaki set to leave the role next week. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
Conservative MP and leadership candidate Pierre Poilievre speaks during a press conference outside the Bank of Canada in Ottawa, on Thursday, April 28, 2022. The Conservative leadership candidate is among five who will appear in a debate Thursday evening in Ottawa.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Conservative leadership candidates spar over COVID-19 pandemic, trucker convoy

Conservative leadership candidates spar over COVID-19 pandemic, trucker convoy

Conservative MP and leadership candidate Pierre Poilievre speaks during a press conference outside the Bank of Canada in Ottawa, on Thursday, April 28, 2022. The Conservative leadership candidate is among five who will appear in a debate Thursday evening in Ottawa.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Primary takeaways: Trump passes test as kingmaker in Ohio

Primary takeaways: Trump passes test as kingmaker in Ohio

A Canadian flag hangs from a lamp post along the road in front of the Parliament buildings in Ottawa, Tuesday, June 30, 2020. The Conservatives are accusing the prime minister of trying to create “an audience, not an opposition” in Parliament, after the government introduced changes to allow midnight sittings for the rest of the spring.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Conservatives, Bloc pan government move to allow midnight sittings in Parliament

Conservatives, Bloc pan government move to allow midnight sittings in Parliament

A Canadian flag hangs from a lamp post along the road in front of the Parliament buildings in Ottawa, Tuesday, June 30, 2020. The Conservatives are accusing the prime minister of trying to create “an audience, not an opposition” in Parliament, after the government introduced changes to allow midnight sittings for the rest of the spring.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Patrick Brown announces his candidacy for the federal Conservative Leadership at a rally in Brampton, Ont., on Sunday, March 13, 2022. The Conservative party has confirmed that six candidates have been verified as leadership contenders. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Six verified candidates vying to lead the Conservative Party of Canada

Six verified candidates vying to lead the Conservative Party of Canada

Patrick Brown announces his candidacy for the federal Conservative Leadership at a rally in Brampton, Ont., on Sunday, March 13, 2022. The Conservative party has confirmed that six candidates have been verified as leadership contenders. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
Ontario MP Scott Aitchison is seen in an undated handout photo. The Conservative Party of Canada is now up to six contenders who are officially in the running for Erin O'Toole's former job. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Scott Aitchison, *MANDATORY CREDIT*

Conservative MP Scott Aitchison becomes sixth official candidate in leadership race

Conservative MP Scott Aitchison becomes sixth official candidate in leadership race

Ontario MP Scott Aitchison is seen in an undated handout photo. The Conservative Party of Canada is now up to six contenders who are officially in the running for Erin O'Toole's former job. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Scott Aitchison, *MANDATORY CREDIT*
Minister of Public Safety Marco Mendicino rises during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, April 26, 2022. The public safety minister says the judge tasked with leading a public inquiry into the government's decision to invoke the Emergencies Act will have access to information that "could" include cabinet secrets.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Emergencies Act inquiry ‘could’ get access to cabinet secrets: Mendicino

Emergencies Act inquiry ‘could’ get access to cabinet secrets: Mendicino

Minister of Public Safety Marco Mendicino rises during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, April 26, 2022. The public safety minister says the judge tasked with leading a public inquiry into the government's decision to invoke the Emergencies Act will have access to information that "could" include cabinet secrets.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Presidential campaign posters of French President and centrist candidate for reelection Emmanuel Macron, left, and French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, in Salies de Bearn, southwestern France, Saturday, April 23, 2022. French President Emmanuel Macron is facing off against far-right challenger Marine Le Pen in France’s April 24 presidential runoff. (AP Photo/Bob Edme)

To Europe’s relief, France’s Macron wins but far-right gains

Macron’s challenger, populist Marine Le Pen, still walked away with more votes than before

Presidential campaign posters of French President and centrist candidate for reelection Emmanuel Macron, left, and French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, in Salies de Bearn, southwestern France, Saturday, April 23, 2022. French President Emmanuel Macron is facing off against far-right challenger Marine Le Pen in France’s April 24 presidential runoff. (AP Photo/Bob Edme)
Brian Jean, left, and Jason Kenney walk in to a press conference in Edmonton on Thursday, May 18, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

New MLA sworn in; expects to sit in UCP caucus despite his dislike of Alberta premier

New MLA sworn in; expects to sit in UCP caucus despite his dislike of Alberta premier

Brian Jean, left, and Jason Kenney walk in to a press conference in Edmonton on Thursday, May 18, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson