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, ...
Best results ever in a non-election year Scroll to the bottom of this email to uncover our next goal.
But before doing that I wanted to tell you that I just wrapped up a meeting with our Executive Director, Dimitri, and he asked me to pass along an important message:
We did it together!
Despite the constant attacks from Justin Trudeau and his allies in the Ottawa Press Gallery, we had our best non-election year ever.
We raised more than $18 million in 2013 – best non-election year ever
We raised more than $5.2 million in the last quarter of 2013 – best non-election year Q4 ever.
We raised more than $600,000 from online donors in December alone – best month for online fundraising ever.
Thanks to you, we met – and greatly exceeded – our Seize the Moment goal in December.
With your help, 2014 will be another great year for our Party.
The next election is around the corner.
Our Leader, Stephen Harper, will be ready for the 2015 Election.
Now we need your help to make su
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Meeting with Stephen Harper The Prime Minister and I are meeting so that I can update him on our Seize the Moment campaign fundraising numbers.
I want to have good news for him. We're so close to meeting our target.
I knew $2 million in one month was an ambitious target. But I also knew I could count on you to deliver.
This is your final chance to be a part of our Seize the Moment campaign – and your last chance to get a tax credit for 2013.
Donate $25 or whatever you can afford today – before our midnight deadline.
Let's do this.
President, Conservative Party of Canada
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