The Tories poisoned their own well in B.C.
Going into the last campaign, B.C. was a long-standing pillar of Conservative support. On the scale of the party's past presence in the province, Canada's Conservatives are paying a visit to a field of ruins this weekend.
Prime Minister Steven Harper addresses the crowd of supporters at a Conservative Party of Canada rally at the Irving Oil refinery in Saint John, New Brunswick on Sept. 10, 2015. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade