Eleven days before Conservative Party of Canada members vote for their party's new leader, Interim Leader and Sturgeon River-Parkland MP Rona Ambrose has announced she will resign her seat when the House rises this summer.
Businessman Kevin O'Leary says he is pulling out of the campaign to succeed Stephen Harper because he is not convinced he could carry enough votes in Quebec to beat Justin Trudeau in the 2019 election.
Opposition and Interim Conservative Party Leader Rona Ambrose unveiled her plan to hold the Canadian judiciary more accountable when it comes to presiding over sexual assault trials. Ambrose's Private Member Bill - the Judicial Accountability through Sexual Assault Law Training Act (JUST Act) was tabled Thursday morning to hold the Canadian judiciary responsible for the ongoing training of its judges on the application of law in sexual assault trials.
Shortly after U.S. President Donald Trump signed executive orders to move forward on construction of the Keystone XL project, previously blocked by President Obama, the Conservative Party of Canada and Wildrose issued statements applauding the move.
For a measure of how bad Tuesday's French-language Conservative leadership debate actually was, consider that Kevin O'Leary - the reality-show personality who has just joined the long list of contenders to succeed Stephen Harper - probably scored in absentia.
Interim Conservative Party of Canada Leader and Sturgeon River-Parkland MP the Honourable Rona Ambrose was the guest speaker at the Morinville and District Chamber of Commerce’s luncheon Sept. 7, packing the cultural centre with 117 local Chamber members, Rotarians, and guests from inside and outside the community.
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At the start of 2015 local MP Rona Ambrose could have had no idea that she would end the year as head of the Conservative Party of Canada.
Then the job came open with Stephen Harper’s resignation as the party leader following the conclusive defeat of the Conservatives in the Oct. 19 federal election.
A few weeks after receiving 70.2 per cent of the vote in the Sturgeon River-Parkland election race, Conservative MP Rona Ambrose received the nod to serve the Conservative Party of Canada as Interim Leader.
Ambrose was first elected to Parliament in the 2004 federal election and served as Minister of Health in Prime Minister Stephen Harper's government before the fall general election.
by Tristan TurnerMorinville - Early Wednesday morning, Rona Ambrose, the Federal Minister of Health and Member of Parliament for the riding of Edmonton-Spruce Grove, announced that she would be running for the Conservative nomination in the riding of Sturgeon River...