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Chief electoral officer wants misinfo law

Politics Insider for June 8: Two CPC MPs switch support in leadership race; some are convinced that Poilievre has the win in the bag; a deep dive on Anita Anand
Kenney speaks in response to the results of the United Conservative Party leadership review in Calgary, May 18, 2022. (Dave Chidley/The Canadian Press)

Jason Kenney exits stage right

Politics Insider for May 19: Kenney’s potential successors prepare to replace him; Patrick Brown complains over racist email; Ed Fast out as finance critic over Pierre Poilievre criticism
Pierre Poilievre holds his "intervention paddle" at the Conservative Party of Canada English leadership debate in Edmonton, Alta., May 11, 2022. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press)

Poilievre chided over promise to fire Tiff Macklem

Politics Insider for May 13: Pundits weigh in on the CPC leadership debate; how to combat conspiracy theories; Ontario Liberals lose another candidate
Poilievre makes a point at the Conservative Party of Canada English leadership debate in Edmonton, Alta., May 11, 2022. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press)

Poilievre says he would remove Bank of Canada Governor

Politics Insider for May 12: A roundup of the CPC debate; an Ontario Liberal candidate is fired over homophobic comments
Conservative leadership candidate Pierre Poilievre gestures towards Jean Charest as Roman Baber, left, Scott Aitchison and Leslyn Lewis, right, look on during a debate in Ottawa, May 5, 2022. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press)

Roe v. Wade could define the Conservative race

Politics Insider for May 10: Shaw stocks plummet; how Canada secretly got Justin Trudeau to Ukraine; feminists call for review of RCMP’s ’toxic culture’
Manning at a panel in Edmonton, December 3, 2019. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press)

Preston Manning tries to calm CPC waters

Politics Insider for April 29: CPC policies; Doug Ford releases a pre-election budget
Brown leaves the Ontario PC Party Head Offices in Toronto, February 20, 2018. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press)

Patrick Brown’s below-the-radar strategy

Politics Insider for April 19: The CPC race gets interesting; the Afghan evacuation hits a wall of red tape; and some angry realtors
Poilievre is silhouetted during a meet and greet at the University of British Columbia, in Vancouver, April 7, 2022. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press)

Pierre Poilievre raises alarm over potential ’fraud’

Politics Insider for Apr. 13: Poilievre and Brown fight over memberships; Trudeau takes on Kenney; and a big prairie snow storm
Jean Charest speaks to supporters, March 24, 2022, in Laval, Quebec. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press)

Jean Charest lets loose on Pierre Poilievre as debates loom

Politics Insider for April 12: Setting the stage for a CPC leaders debate; Charest goes on the attack; and a disaster for the PQ
Trump arrives at a rally, on March 12, 2022, in Florence, S.C. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard)

338Canada: Trumpism is alive and well on Canada’s right

Philippe J. Fournier: Almost two years and a failed insurrection later, a significant number of Canadian Conservatives still support former president Trump