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David J. Climenhaga | Probably the last thing the Conservative Party of Canada needs right now is a battle over allegations of dirty tricks between the campaigns of its two leading candidates.
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Peter MacKay shakes hands with outgoing Conservative leader Andrew Scheer. Image: Andrew Scheer/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | Liberal strategists likely fear a return of Jason Kenney to federal politics more than Peter MacKay winning the Conservative party leadership race.
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Duncan Cameron | The emphasis on fundraising will hinder caucus candidates anxious mainly to raise their profiles nationally, or draw attention to pet issues.
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David J. Climenhaga | What were Canadians fighting for in Afghanistan? Perhaps our former defence minister can emerge from obscurity to cast some illumination on this question.
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David J. Climenhaga | Progressive Conservative leadership candidate Jason Kenney made a campaign stop in the Edmonton bedroom suburb of St. Albert last night. There are a few tidbits…
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Celine Bisette | When the Conservative government brought Bill C-36 into law, it promised to provide $20 million in funding for "exit programs" to help sex workers leave the industry. Where's the money?
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Peter Mackay, in happier times as Minister of Defence
Elizabeth May | When you next hear one of these claims from the fossilized hit parade, don't confuse them with facts.
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Ralph Surette | With the federal election drawing closer and closer, it seems some civil servants have finally had enough with the Harper government's muzzles.
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Matthew Behrens | Under Canada's woefully unfair Extradition Act, the U.S. is seeking a Canadian mother for an alleged violation of a highly problematic custody order, which threatens to pull her family apart.
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Stephen Kimber | While it may be premature to pen Peter MacKay's political obituary, it's never too early to assess his accomplishments -- and otherwise -- to date.
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Karl Nerenberg | Seeking support to win the PC leadership race in 2003, Peter MacKay promised that there would be no merger with Stephen Harper's party, the Canadian Alliance. Months later, he engineered a merger.
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Humberto DaSilva | CBC TV had barely called an NDP majority government in Alberta when Minister of Justice Peter MacKay declared the province Albertastan!