CTF designs Taxpayer Guide for federal election

A week ahead of the federal election, The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) has released a two-page PDF guide to the three front-running party’s platforms to let voters know where the Liberals, Conservatives and NDP stand on debt, spending and balancing the budget.  […]


Trudeau alters wage subsidy rules for businesses, Conservatives looking for more help

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Wednesday morning that Canadian businesses can now use January and February books to show the 30% revenue loss to qualify for the federal government’s 75% wage subsidy. Additionally, companies will only need to show a 15% decline in March due to the impact taking effect at about the mid-month point. […]

National News

Scheer praises Leitch for her service

Simcoe—Grey MP and former Conservative Party of Canada leadership candidate the Hon. Dr. Kellie Leitch announced this week that she would not seek office in the 2019 election.

Local News

Rona Ambrose to step down

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. […]

Local News

Ambrose tables private member’s bill on sexual assault

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. […]


Parties applaud Trump’s approval of Keystone XL

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. […]


National Column: Conservatives are lost in translation

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. […]


Ambrose packs Chamber luncheon

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. […]

Morinville News

Ambrose will continue to challenge Liberal government in New Year

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. […]

Local News

Ambrose selected as Conservative interim leader

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. […]