Will O’Toole mandate COVID-19 vaccines for Conservative MPs? He’s not talking

One of the challenges for Erin O’Toole, in staying on as Conservative leader, will be deciding whether his MPs must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to enter the House of Commons. … Read More

Tory candidate says she ‘misspoke’ in opposing vaccine passports

Conservative candidate Rosemarie Falk says she misspoke when she told an interviewer that her party does not support vaccine passports for entry into or departure from Canada. She made the … Read More

Tory candidate says she ‘misspoke’ in opposing vaccine passports — twice

Conservative candidate Rosemarie Falk says she misspoke when she told an interviewer that her party does not support vaccine passports for entry into or departure from Canada — despite making … Read More

O’Toole to allow safe injection sites, fund opioid recovery centres

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted August 22, 2021 2:04 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Federal Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole … Read More

Mandatory COVID-19 vaccines a hot-button issue as election race kicks off

Not even 24 hours had passed on the federal election trail before it became obvious what the first wedge issue of the race would be: mandatory vaccinations. Liberal Leader Justin … Read More

Liberals in process of verifying COVID-19 vaccines for election candidates: official

The federal Liberals now say the party is in the process of verifying whether their candidates for a hotly anticipated election are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The update comes after … Read More

Liberals, Conservatives won’t say if election candidates have COVID-19 vaccine

Canada’s Liberal and Conservative parties won’t say if they’ve mandated COVID-19 vaccination among their candidates — or even whether they’re asking them about their vaccination status — as rumours swirl … Read More

When will Canada reopen? Tories push feds for COVID-19 plan

Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole is pushing the government to put its plan to reopen Canada on the table, as COVID-19 continues to spread across the country. And, he said, they … Read More

Derek Sloan has been ejected from the Conservative caucus

Derek Sloan has been ejected from the federal Conservative caucus, sources tell Global News. Members of the caucus gathered on Wednesday to vote on the fate of the MP for Hastings—Lennox … Read More

Derek Sloan ejected from Conservative caucus over ‘pattern of destructive behaviour’

Derek Sloan has been ejected from the federal Conservative caucus. Members of the caucus gathered on Wednesday to vote on the fate of the MP for Hastings—Lennox and Addington, who in … Read More

Trudeau ‘pleased’ to see O’Toole attempt to oust Sloan from caucus over donation

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he is “pleased” to see Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole attempting to remove a frequently condemned member of his caucus over campaign contributions from a man … Read More

O’Toole says Tories are prepared to debate assisted dying bill around the clock

Many people will suffer needlessly if Conservatives continue filibustering a bill on medically assisted dying beyond a court-imposed deadline of Dec. 18, Justice Minister David Lametti said Tuesday. Conservative Leader … Read More

‘No plan’ for economy will work without more access to COVID-19 tests, vaccines: O’Toole

Canada will not see economic stability until there is wide access to rapid tests and vaccines for the novel coronavirus, Conservative Party Leader Erin O’Toole says. O’Toole made the remarks … Read More

Tories attack Trudeau’s coronavirus ‘reset’ but they have ideas for their own

Conservative finance critic Pierre Poilievre says building up the Canadian economy after the COVID-19 pandemic can’t be achieved without a massive overhaul of the tax system and regulatory regime. And … Read More

O’Toole and Kenney sit side-by-side for UCP general meeting livestream with no masks

Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole praised Alberta Premier Jason Kenney for his province’s handling of COVID-19 as the two sat side-by-side during a livestream on Saturday, while neither leader wore a … Read More

‘It failed’: O’Toole slams Liberals’ handing of coronavirus pandemic after throne speech

Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole used his first speech in the House of Commons as party leader to lambaste the Liberal government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In his formal reply … Read More

‘It failed’: O’Toole slams Liberals’ handling of coronavirus pandemic after throne speech

Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole used his first speech in the House of Commons as party leader to lambaste the Liberal government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In his formal reply … Read More

Erin O’Toole’s wife tests positive for coronavirus following earlier negative result

Rebecca O’Toole, the wife of Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole, has tested positive for the coronavirus following an earlier negative test result. In a statement issued Tuesday, the Conservative Party said … Read More

Quebec Premier François Legault and his wife test negative for COVID-19, to remain in isolation

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted September 19, 2020 4:51 pm     Updated September 19, 2020 5:00 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article … Read More

O’Toole, Blanchet remain in isolation after testing positive for coronavirus

Conservative leader Erin O’Toole has tested positive for COVID-19. O’Toole got the news late Friday, hours after Bloc Quebecois Leader Yves-Francois Blanchet issued a statement that he too had tested … Read More

Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole tests positive for coronavirus

Conservative Party Leader Erin O’Toole has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. O’Toole, who became the party’s new leader in late August following a virtual leadership convention, is in self-isolation … Read More

O’Toole family tested for COVID-19 under Commons program after long Ottawa lines stymie them

By Mia Rabson The Canadian Press Posted September 17, 2020 12:01 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole … Read More

O’Toole vows to topple Trudeau ‘at the right time’ but mum on fall election

Conservative MP and leadership candidate Erin O’Toole says while he plans to bring down the Liberal government if elected as leader at “the right time,” he isn’t saying whether or … Read More

O’Toole vows to put ‘caveats’ on One China policy, urges ‘reckoning’ over coronavirus

Conservative leadership candidate Erin O’Toole says while he would not walk away from longstanding policies acknowledging Chinese claims over Hong Kong and Taiwan, he would modify them. In an interview … Read More

Conservative leadership race enters its next phase amid Canada’s coronavirus pandemic

The Conservative party is gearing up for the next phase of its leadership race, a contest taking place in unprecedented times. Wednesday was the deadline for candidates to get on … Read More

Erin O’Toole calls on Tories to delay leadership vote to focus on fighting COVID-19

Conservative leadership candidate Erin O’Toole is adding his voice to the chorus of people calling for the June 27 vote to be delayed. O’Toole, a former cabinet minister and current … Read More

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