The party won’t split, and risk letting Grits win ‘just by showing up,’ say moderate Conservatives.
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, left, is facing widespread discontent with his leadership among the party's rank and file. Former Conservative Senator Hugh Segal said Mr. Scheer had not competently explained how he could keep his faith and personal beliefs separate from policy decisions as prime minister. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade, file photograph
Progressive or moderate members of the Conservative Party are unimpressed with Leader Andrew Scheer, but haven’t yet begun to organize against him in force.
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Elections Canada says number of conditions—the pandemic, the 'minority government context,' campus closures—make the program unfeasible, as setting up those polling stations 'requires significant planning.'
MPs will be able to continue to charge the central House budget for the cost of items like masks and hand sanitizer, or office reconfiguration as a result of COVID-19, until Sept. 30, among other measures.
As of January, $185-million of the $761-million approved for the first five years of work on the Centre Block building and construction of the underground welcome centre, up to 2021-22, has been spent.