Patrick Brown

Candidates Roman Baber, left, Pierre Poilievre and Jean Charest, right, take part in the French language Conservative Leadership debate Wednesday, May 25, 2022 in Laval, Que. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press)

’Little coalition’ of Charest and Brown spar with Poilievre

Politics Insider for May 26: Unpacking the French CPC debate; concerns over Poilievre’s campaign; and a threat to Quebec’s secularism bill
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
Patrick Brown announces his candidacy for the federal Conservative Leadership at a rally in Brampton, Ont., March 13, 2022. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press)

Pierre Poilievre and Patrick Brown trade political blows

Politics Insider for Mar. 15: The Tory leadership race intensifies; Maxime Bernier suffers a big legal blow; an in-depth chat with ambassador to the U.S. Kirsten Hillman
Brown sits in his chair as an Independent MPP as he listens to Provincial Finance Minister Charles Sousa deliver the Ontario Provincial Government 2018 Budget, Queens Park, Toronto, March 28, 2018. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press)

Patrick Brown and Jean Charest call a truce

Politics Insider for Mar. 10: A possible partnership in the CPC race; more aid for Ukraine; and trouble for Jason Kenney

These women left politics because of harassment. Here’s how they’re fighting it now

The co-founders of the Young Women’s Leadership Network have created a resource for political parties on how to navigate claims of harassment and assault
Caroline Mulroney

Caroline Mulroney’s mad scramble to make a name for herself

Her famous name and family ties have helped her organize and raise money. But in this too short PC leadership race her inexperience may be her undoing.
Tabatha Southey

Some advice for the Ontario PC Party for its next leadership race

Maybe less anal-sex talk, next time? This, and other tips from Tabatha Southey after an Ontario PC leadership race marked by glitches and crises
Patrick Brown

There’s value in Patrick Brown’s delusional yet incredible self-confidence

Brown’s recent conduct has revealed a cavern of delusion. Even so, there’s something inspiring about his oversized sense of self.
Patrick Brown;

The last hours of Patrick Brown’s leadership

From the CTV email that started it all to the chaotic gathering in his condo, here’s how Brown’s final hours as the Ontario PC leader played out