Conservative party leadership

Newly elected Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole delivers his winning speech following the Conservative party of Canada 2020 Leadership Election in Ottawa on Monday, Aug. 24, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Erin O’Toole’s acceptance speech: Full transcript

The Ontario MP is leader of the Conservative Party of Canada after winning the leadership race earlier this week. Read his full acceptance speech here.

O’Toole is vying to be the party’s Top Gun (Photograph by Blair Gable)

Who really is Erin O’Toole?

The Ontario MP is back for another attempt to become leader of the Conservative Party, dropping the all-smiles routine for an angrier tone. But will drawing from the Andrew Scheer playbook pay off?

Lewis is the first-ever woman of colour to be seeking the Conservative leadership (Photograph by Dimitri Aspinall)

‘I don’t hide who I am’: Leslyn Lewis’s pitch to conservative voters

She’s the first-ever woman of colour vying to lead the Tories and her platform emphasizes fairness within the Conservative Party, a pushback against political correctness and a repeal of Liberal policies

Conservative supporters try to block Climate Change signs before party leader Andrew Scheer's arrival at a rally in Annapolis Royal, N.S., on Sept. 20, 2019. (Frank Gunn/CP)

To win the next election, Conservatives need a credible climate plan

Ken Boessenkool: The 905 presents a massive opportunity for the Conservative Party, if they can come up with a climate plan that reels in accessible voters

New Conservative leader, new climate plan?

Max Fawcett: The only place where the environment isn’t a higher priority than the economy is—you guessed it—the Prairies

‘Skippy’ for Conservative leader?

Andrew MacDougall: Underestimate Pierre Poilievre at your peril

Conservative Party: Here’s a lesson on branding

Dennis Matthews: The most successful brands insert themselves into culture without turning away existing audiences

The Conservative Party leadership debate that didn’t matter

Who ‘won’ the second French debate of the Tories’ leadership race? It’s immaterial. The real campaign is about to begin.

Inside the Conservatives’ identity crisis about identity

Evan Solomon on Kellie Leitch’s ‘values test’ for new immigrants, and what ‘Canadian values’ really even mean