Conservatives raised more money than any other party since start of 2015, drawing $68.4-million: Elections Canada statistics
But the Conservatives spent more than the Liberals and New Democrats combined on fundraising expenses in 2015 and 2016, collectively dropping $15.72-million during those years to entice donations.
Conservative leader Andrew Scheer, former Senator Irving Gerstein, chair of the Conservative Party's fundraising arm, and former prime minister Stephen Harper, who was appointed to the fund’s six-member board in 2017. A Hill Times study of Elections Canada numbers show the Conservatives raised more money than any other party between 2015 and 2017. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade and file photographs