Asked about rumblings of Western alienation that picked up steam last fall, newly appointed Conservative Deputy Leader Candice Bergen says it is something the new leader asked her to 'focus on' in her new role.
Manitoba MP Candice Bergen, who remained neutral in the leadership race, succeeds Ontario MP Leona Alleslev, who stepped down from the role as the Conservatives' deputy leader to endorse Peter MacKay. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole unveiled his House leadership team Wednesday, tapping former Harper-era cabinet minister Candice Bergen to be his second in command.
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Groups say they're pleased to see Ottawa picking up the pace, while the Ontario Native Women’s Association says its exclusion 'makes zero sense' and means some women will fall through the cracks in the conversation.
'All Joe [Biden] had to do last night was show up,' says former prime minister Brian Mulroney. 'He showed up, and he did better than that, he performed quite well. Not in a superior fashion, but quite well.'
Manitoba Senator Patricia Bovey is pushing to see more diversity represented in the art hanging throughout the building the Upper Chamber calls home, calling the new display the ‘first iteration’ of those efforts.
The efforts of the Ottawa Group were part of just a select few foreign policy priorities mentioned during the Throne Speech, ahead of a 'disappointing' move by the U.S. to appeal a WTO softwood lumber ruling.
New PBO figures do not capture the possibility of any new government programs, and work off the assumption that there will be a 'gradual' relaxing of public health restrictions within the next 12 to 18 months.