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Conservative Party of Canada Leadership Race at a Glance

Conservative Party of Canada Leadership Race at a Glance

Click HERE for the contenders for the Conservative Party election June 27th (Continue reading)

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Pro-life leadership contenders need our support

Pro-life leadership contenders need our support

We have been stressing the need for every pro-lifer to take out a membership in the Conservative Party of Canada in order to vote for the pro-life and pro-family candidates running for its leadership. As we went to press, at least three Campaign Life Coalition-endorsed candidates were accepted by the party as approved candidates – Derek Sloan, Leslyn Lewis, and Jim Karahalios. A fourth, Richard Décarie, was awaiting approval ... (Continue reading)

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Décarie barred from Conservative leadership race

Décarie barred from Conservative leadership race

Richard Décarie   The Conservative Party of Canada's Leadership Election Organizing Committee (LEOC) has informed pro-life and pro-family candidate Richard Décarie he is not allowed to contest the party's leadership. In February, Décarie told CTV's Evan Solomon that he did not refer to people as LGBQT, which he labeled a liberal term, saying he looks at every person as an individual, not as a member of an invented term. He was criticized ... (Continue reading)

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CPC leadership race begins

CPC leadership race begins

After Andrew Scheer announced he was resigning as Conservative Party of Canada leader, the party scrambled to set up a leadership race, cancelling the leadership review and postponing the policy convention scheduled for May in Toronto. The leadership convention will be held June 27 in Toronto – the same day as the local gay pride parade – and the policy convention has been rescheduled for November and moved to Quebec City. ... (Continue reading)

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The Conservatives and The Interim

We often hear from readers that this paper seems too supportive of the Conservative Party. Campaign Life Coalition hears from their supporters that they are in the bag for the Tories. We appreciate why it seems this way, but it is not true. We are not partisan. We are pro-life. Unfortunately, in Canadian politics today the only major party that allows pro-life and pro-family Canadians to get involved in policy debates, local nominations, and leadership campaigns is the federal Conservative ... (Continue reading)

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Richard Décarie, first pro-lifer in 2020 Conservative leadership race

Richard Décarie, first pro-lifer in 2020 Conservative leadership race

Québec strategist who helped Harper unite the right in 2003, under attack for comments on LGBTQ Richard Décarie has been pilloried for his socially conservative stances. A bilingual political activist who was Stephen Harper’s Québec lieutenant when the former leader united the right, has launched his own bid to become leader of the Conservative Party of Canada. Richard Décarie, who served as Harper’s Québec organizer and deputy chief ... (Continue reading)

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Conservative leadership

This newspaper called on Andrew Scheer to resign as Conservative Party leader immediately after the October 21 federal election. We were not disappointed that he lost, like many of his critics within the Conservative Party. Our disappointment preceded the reporting of results. The Interimexpressed our dissatisfaction with Scheer’s refusal or inability to counter Justin Trudeau’s extreme pro-abortion position since he announced he was running. But he became ever more disappointing as leader. It was one thing for Scheer to say ... (Continue reading)

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Did the Conservatives lose because of Scheer’s position on moral issues?

Did the Conservatives lose because of Scheer’s position on moral issues?

Andrew Scheer MP Immediately following the Oct. 21 election, there was criticism of Andrew Scheer’s leadership from the usual suspects – the Toronto-Ottawa-Montreal media, opposition parties, and elite in the parasitic industries of government relations, public relations, and political strategy. The criticism was as predictable in its specifics as it was in its sources: the Conservative Party needed a leader who would worship at the altar of Diversity ... (Continue reading)

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Selling out … or compromise?

Selling out … or compromise?

Vicki Gunn Was anyone else part of the craze in the late 1960s that was called “Monkee Mania?” I was a fan from day one right through to the bitter end. Perhaps one of my favourite songs was “Shades of Grey.” The lyrics included the following: “It was easy then to know truth from lies, Selling out from compromise… But, today, there is no black or white, only shades of ... (Continue reading)

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Scheer’s Tories accused of nixing social conservative candidates

Scheer’s Tories accused of nixing social conservative candidates

Ann Gillies Christian psychotherapist Ann Gillies was six weeks into campaigning for the Conservative Party of Canada nomination in her Ontario riding when she received a curt email from party executive director Dustin Van Vugt telling her she’d been disallowed. A longstanding party member whose campaign in Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound had been building “really, really good momentum,” Gillies was “shocked” -- not just that she’d been disqualified, ... (Continue reading)

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