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John Ivison: Conservative leadership candidate Leslyn Lewis has found her voice

Article content continued She offered a similarly upbeat take on Black Lives Matter as an opportunity to make life better for everyone. She dismissed the proposed actions put forward by activists. “Posturing is good for photo ops and talk is good for Twitter likes. But it is time Canadians got something better than that,” she […]

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Scheer facing an internal audit over use of Conservative Party funds

OTTAWA–Outgoing Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is facing an internal audit over the use of party funds to cover his children’s private school tuition. Two sources told the Star Friday night that the Conservative Fund board, which manages the party’s finances and counts former prime minister Stephen Harper as a member, has ordered a forensic audit […]

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How Andrew Scheer made an unlikely rise to the Conservative leadership — and then lost it two years later

OTTAWA — When Andrew Scheer entered the already-crowded Conservative leadership race in September 2016, few predicted he’d emerge triumphant. Scheer had made his career in Ottawa largely through the House of Commons Speaker’s office — a bastion for parliamentary procedure wonks, not partisan politics. He’d been a Conservative MP since the age of 25, but […]

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General election 2019: Child poverty ‘could rise’ under Conservative plans

Image copyright Getty Images Child poverty risks reaching a record high under the Conservative Party’s plans for benefits, according to a new report by the Resolution Foundation. The Conservative election manifesto does not propose changes to existing benefit policy, the think tank said. It found, as a result, relative child poverty could reach a 60-year […]

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The Conservative Party Leadership Race

The 2018 dystopian videogame We Happy Few takes place in an alternate version of Britain in 1964. A sparsely-detailed plot suggests that twenty years after the Nazi conquest of Britain, the Soviet counter-conquest of Europe, and the collapse of the Empire, 1960s Britain has become a desolate, hopeless land. Consequently the game’s setting, the fictional […]

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