Conservative movement driven further into political wilderness
In fact, the Conservatives should not assume they hit rock bottom on Oct. 19.
The Conservatives’ defeat on Oct. 19 will not go down in history as the worst electoral beating it’s ever endured, but it has driven Canada’s conservative movement further into the political wilderness than at any other time in its history, writes Chantal Hébert. Former prime minister Stephen Harper resigned as party leader on the night of the election. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright