The CPC was wrong back in 2015 and it is wrong now. Like it or lump it, it needs a policy do-over from top to bottom.
Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer, pictured Nov. 28, 2019, with his new deputy leader Leona Alleslev, a former Liberal MP who the crossed floor to the Conservatives in the last Parliament and was re-elected as a Conservative. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
HALIFAX—Andrew Scheer’s departure is as important as it was predictable: for the second time since Stephen Harper stepped down as leader, the CPC will get a chance to remake itself.
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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.'