'Help your country—become a Conservative candidate,' says one online ad from the Conservative Party, while another encourages Facebook users to volunteer on the coming election campaign.
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, deputy leader Lisa Raitt, and a blank spot. The Conservative Party is advertising for new candidates to run in more than 100 ridings where nomination contests for the next election have not yet begun. Facebook screengrab
The Conservative Party has taken an unusual step to bolster its slate of candidates for this October’s election: it’s running Facebook ads asking people to run for office.
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Peter Kent says Canada's campaign for a seat on the UN Security Council is a 'possible, even, likely motivation' for a vote supporting a pro-Palestine, anti-Israel resolution last month in the UN General Assembly.
The estimates include $44-million for Phoenix damages, $131.9-million towards reconciliation on Indigenous rights and fisheries issues, and $9.9-million for the Canadian Accessibility Standards Development Organization.