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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Image: Justin Trudeau/Twitter
Karl Nerenberg | Canadians have little appetite for political sniping in the current health crisis -- even Conservatives are now playing nice.
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David J. Climenhaga | It's not too late for Conservatives in Ottawa and Edmonton to do the right thing and not attempt to sabotage Sunday's agreement.
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David J. Climenhaga | If Andrew Scheer is unprepared to deal with the separatist contagion in his caucus, the Conservative Party of Canada will be dismissed as nothing more than a Prairie province bloc.
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Karl Nerenberg | For some federal politicians, the crisis engendered by the Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs' refusal to allow a natural gas pipeline through their territory is also an opportunity.
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Pam Palmater | Scheer's ill-informed comments serve only to cause confusion and apprehension in the public, instead of offering thoughtful solutions that would bring everyone together.
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David J. Climenhaga | Had he not left the Conservative party in 2018, Bernier would be a prime candidate for the party leadership after Scheer's departure.
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Alberta Premier Jason Kenney. Image: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | Jason Kenney will run for Andrew Scheer's job. You'll know this is true if all of a sudden you don't hear much more about Alberta's non-negotiable demands from Confederation.
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Andrew Scheer speaking at Alberta's United Conservative Party annual general meeting in November. Image: Andrew Scheer/Flickr
Karl Nerenberg | The Conservative party leader's resignation signals that in Canada, opposition to same-sex and reproductive rights is now an out-there, fringe position, well beyond the mainstream.
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Alberta Premier Jason Kenney with his cabinet. Image: Premier of Alberta/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | No one visits Canada's capital just before Christmas expecting to get any business done with the government.
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Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer. Image: Andrew Scheer/Flickr
Duncan Cameron | In election 2019, the Conservatives ran a campaign mimicking U.S. Republicans: presenting themselves to voters as a low-tax, anti-government party, comfortable with a social conservative agenda.
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David J. Climenhaga | If Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is serious about helping Alberta's fossil fuel industry, he'll need to adopt the NDP's social license strategy.
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Alberta Premier Jason Kenney. Image: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | If Jason Kenney is heading back to Ottawa -- as long rumoured in the event Andrew Scheer should lose, which he now has -- the Liberals should take him seriously.