The Conservative Party of Canada, colloquially known as the Tories, is a political party in Canada which was formed by the merger of the Canadian Alliance and the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada in 2003. The party is positioned on the right of the Canadian political spectrum. The party received 37.6% of the popular vote in the most recent federal election. The current party leader is Stephen Harper, who has been the Prime Minister of Canada since 2006.
Leader: Stephen Harper
Deputy Leader: Peter MacKay
Founded: December 7, 2003 (Incorporated CA and PC)
Merger of: Canadian Alliance, Progressive Conservative Party of Canada
Ideology: Conservatism (Canadian)
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The Conservative Party was fined $52,000 for breaking election rules in a deal that saw charges dropped against four senior officials, but guilty pleas by the organizations for which they made the decisions.
Under a deal accepted by Judge Celynne Dorval in an Ottawa courtroom Thursday afternoon, the party and its fundraising arm, the Conservative Fund, pleaded guilty to Elections Act charges of incurring election expenses exceeding the maximum allowable and filing election records that didn't set out all expenses.
More serious charges against the party and its fundraising arm of wilfully ...
OTTAWA - The Prime Minister’s Office has warned senior political staff across government not to interfere in the handling of access to information requests.
The warning comes as opposition MPs are calling for an independent investigation into “all instances of Conservative interference” to foil the release of information.
Guy Giorno, Stephen Harper’s chief of staff, penned a memo on Tuesday to chiefs of staff in federal departments reminding them to “respect” the access to information process, a senior official said.
And they were pointedly warned that ...
The Conservatives have opened up a small three-point lead after weeks of being in a virtual tie with the Liberals, a new EKOS poll suggests.
Asked which party they would support if an election were held tomorrow, 33.4 per cent of those polled chose the Conservatives and 30.3 per cent backed the Liberals.
The poll found 15.8 per cent of respondents supporting the NDP, 10.4 per cent the Green Party and 8.2 per cent the Bloc Québécois.
Although the Liberals have benefited from Canadians' dissatisfaction with the government's handling of recent issues such as the Afghan detainees, ...
170: A Strong, Stable, National Conservative Majority Today marks 159 days until Election Day – and that’s also the exact number of MPs who make up our Conservative majority in the House of Commons. But in the next election, the total number of seats in the House of Commons is going up from 308 to 338. That means simply repeating our success […]
Only a Conservative Majority Government In less than 200 days, Canadians will go to the polls. The Prime Minister and this Conservative government have accomplished a lot for Canadians, but there’s much more to be done. That’s why we simply cannot risk letting the Liberals and NDP have the chance to reverse all the progress we’ve made. Remember: Only a […]
Conservative Party Confirms Debate Participation TVA and Macleans/Rogers offers accepted, will accept up to 5 debates Statement from Kory Teneycke, Conservative Campaign Spokesperson: OTTAWA – “We are pleased today to accept the proposal from TVA for a French language Leaders Debate and the proposal from Macleans/Rogers for an English language Leaders Debate. These debates are to occur prior to October […]
Help Stop the Trudeau Tax Justin Trudeau pretends to care about the middle class, but his new risky scheme shows he clearly isn’t up to the task. His new family tax plan will take away every benefit our Conservative party has delivered for Canadian families. In fact, “for family incomes above $45,000, the Liberal plan will raise the marginal tax […]