In 2017, Mr. O’Toole unsuccessfully sought to replace Mr. Harper as the party’s leader, running as a moderate. Last year, he prevailed with a hard-right approach, running as a “true blue Conservative” (blue is the party’s color) who promised to “take back” Canada. Once he won, though, Mr. O’Toole repudiatedContinue Reading

This week there was a surprise turn of events in Parliament that was highly unusual if not unprecedented. Conservatives shocked political analysts by wholly embracing a polarizing bill that just before the election the majority had vehemently opposed. Some Conservatives even hugged members of the opposition after they unanimously votedContinue Reading

Manitoba seems to have a surplus of premiers at the moment. On Tuesday, Heather Stefanson was sworn in as the province’s 24th premier. Around about the same time, however, Shelly Glover gave a different take on the situation to the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation: “I am the premier, not her,” sheContinue Reading

Canada may be known for its cold weather, but this summer, parts of the country were an inferno. The Western provinces suffered record-setting heat waves, which were a confirmed cause of death for 569 people in British Columbia. Wildfires burned more than two million forest acres in that province andContinue Reading

Canada may be known for its cold weather, but this summer, parts of the country were an inferno. The Western provinces suffered record-setting heat waves, which were a confirmed cause of death for 569 people in British Columbia. Wildfires burned more than two million forest acres in that province andContinue Reading