One of conservatism’s bedrock values, smaller government, is looking less and less attractive in the Age of COVID.
Conservative Party Leader Erin O'Toole is facing a challenge from social conservatives within his party, while he tries to attract support from Canadians closer to the centre of the political spectrum. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
HALIFAX—Rush Limbaugh, radio icon of the Right, has died at exactly the moment that conservatism in both Canada and the United States is facing an identity crisis.
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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.