Canadian politics, Conservative politics

CPC sets virtual convention for March

Due to uncertainty around COVID-19 restrictions and public health guidelines in the coming months, the Conservative Party’s National Council voted to hold the previously scheduled in-person convention as a virtual convention. “With the decision to move the convention to a virtual one, the Party will now host the convention earlier than the re-scheduled date of August 2021. The Conservative Party…

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Canadian history

In Flanders Fields

In Flanders Fields, the poppies blow.Between the crosses, row on row,That mark our place; and in the skyThe larks, still bravely singing, fly.Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead. Short days agoWe lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,Loved and were loved, and now we lie,In Flanders fields. Take up our quarrel with the foe:To you from failing…

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Canadian politics

Erin O’Toole Announces Shadow Cabinet

Conservative House of Commons Leadership Team: Deputy Leader: Hon. Candice Bergen (Portage – Lisgar, Manitoba) Quebec Political Lieutenant: Richard Martel (Chicoutimi – Le Fjord, Quebec) House Leader of the Official Opposition: Gérard Deltell (Louis-Saint-Laurent, Quebec) Chief Opposition Whip: Blake Richards (Banff – Airdrie, Alberta) Deputy House Leader of the Official Opposition: Karen Vecchio (Elgin – Middlesex – London, Ontario) Deputy Opposition Whip: Alex Ruff (Bruce – Grey – Owen Sound, Ontario) Caucus-Party Liaison: Hon. Tim Uppal (Edmonton Mill Woods, Alberta) Question Period Coordinator: Eric Duncan (Stormont – Dundas – South Glengarry, Ontario) National Caucus Chair: Tom Kmiec (Calgary Shepard, Alberta) Conservative Shadow Cabinet: Leona Alleslev (Aurora – Oak…

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