Lisa Raitt

Anne McLellan attends a news conference in Ottawa on Dec. 13, 2016 (Adrian Wyld/CP)

And now, the alternative-reality government

Paul Wells: Two formidable former politicians, Anne McLellan and Lisa Raitt, are hosting an economic summit that says a lot about the state of Canadian politics today

Battleground Ontario: The 30 ridings that could win or lose this election

How the Toronto suburbs turn will be critical, and the best place to watch the fight might be Milton, where Liberal star Adam van Koeverden faces Tory veteran Lisa Raitt
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Why isn’t Lisa Raitt the next Tory leader?

She has blue-collar roots, experience as a Toronto-based executive, and an accomplished career in Ottawa. But it wasn’t enough.

Maxime Bernier was oddly flat in the final Tory showcase

But Bernier’s likely nearest rival, Andrew Scheer, rose to the occasion in front of the Tory crowd
Kevin O’ Leary

Conservative leadership race: The beginning of the end—but for whom?

The Conservative membership sign-up deadline is over—and the campaign messages have narrowed. Here’s what comes next.
Chris Alexander

What made sparks fly at the Conservative leaders’ debate

At the Conservative debate, friction came over carbon taxes, values screening, farmers and trade, and the value of being an MP
Steven Blaney, Maxime Bernier, Lisa Raitt

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.

Conservative leadership candidates who shouldn’t be named

Scott Gilmore on the contenders, the clones and the clowns in the Conservative leadership race
Conservative leadership

Would Trump win the Tory leadership?

Scott Gilmore on spotting cynical opportunists in the Tory leadership race

The Conservative Party begins the task of reinventing itself

Leadership candidates and young partisans begin by both building on and repudiating Stephen Harper’s legacy