Michael Chong

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

The highs and (many) lows of the Tory leadership race

From Leitch’s provocations, to O’Leary’s exit, to Bernier’s sustained traction, an intriguing contest is coming down to the wire

Could Maxime Bernier kill universal health care?

The Tory leadership front runner’s plan to end federal funding of health care might be his biggest gamble

Michael Chong on Kevin O’Leary quitting the Tory leadership race

Chong says Maxime Bernier’s ‘extreme vision’ would hand Trudeau’s Liberals the next election

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.

Justin Trudeau takes New York: Ottawa Power Rankings

Who’s up? The Prime Minister (and his backbench). Who’s down? A leadership contender for the Tories—and an NDP hopeful, too

The problems with Michael Chong’s carbon pricing plan

Michael Chong has earned jeers and plaudits over his carbon-pricing plan. One problem: It might just be a waste of time.

Michael Chong handles the hecklers: Ottawa Power Rankings

Who’s up in the nation’s capital? A pair of leadership hopefuls in two parties. Who’s down? Liberals looking to become MPs.

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

Ahmed Hussen plays it cool: Ottawa Power Rankings

Who’s up in the nation’s capital? Two Conservative leadership hopefuls. Who’s down? Two of their rivals (and a rookie Liberal minister).

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