The Conservative leader needs to show Canadians the big picture of what his party hopes to achieve, and convince them that no one faction of the Conservative base will dominate the party's policies.
Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer's party is polling roughly evenly with the governing Liberals, and has faced sustained attacks from the Grits over his positions on abortion and gay rights. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
OAKVILLE, ONT.—The recent spate of Liberal attacks on the Conservative Party reminds me of the six blind men and the elephant parable.
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'Different leadership could have decided that ‘no, we won’t collaborate with you, because we don’t have to under the legislation,’ says Parliamentary Budget Officer Yves Giroux. 'We want legislation to be clarified.'