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Poilievre under fire for misleading email

Polievre’s supposedly inflated numbers; Tech companies not thrilled about Bill-96; the most—and least—popular premiers in Canada, and more
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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
Candidates Patrick Brown, left, Leslyn Lewis, Scott Aitchison, Pierre Poilievre, Jean Charest and Roman Baber, pose for photos after the French-language Conservative Leadership debate Wednesday, May 25, 2022 in Laval, Que.. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Public lukewarm on Liberal-NDP accord

Politics Insider for June 7: CPC candidates claim to sell hundreds of thousands of memberships; charges dropped against Calgary MP
Ford leaves a news conference in Toronto, on Friday, June 3, 2022, after winning the provincial election. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press)

Four more years of Progressive Conservatives in Ontario

Politics Insider for June 3: Doug Ford dominates the Ontario election; Horwath and Del Duca resign; Bill Morneau and Justin Trudeau clash
Federal Minister of Mental Health and Addictions and Associate Minister of Health Carolyn Bennett speaks during a news conference after British Columbia was granted an exemption to decriminalize possession of some illegal drugs for personal use, in Vancouver, on May 31, 2022. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press)

Hard drugs to be decriminalized in British Columbia

Politics Insider for June 1: COVID-19 border restrictions to remain in place for another month; mandatory vaccine requirements drop off at Canada’s banks; criticism rains on Francois Legault
Trudeau announces new gun control legislation in Ottawa on May 30, 2022. (Patrick Doyle/The Canadian Press)

Justin Trudeau to freeze handgun sales in Canada

Politics Insider for May 31: Report finds military ‘incapable‘ of handling sexual misconduct; Steven Del Duca projected to lose his own riding; Francois Legault says he will seek more power to control immigration to Quebec
Deputy Chief Public Health Officer Howard Njoo speaks during a briefing by members of the National Advisory Council on Immunization held virtually in Ottawa, Monday March 29, 2021. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press)

Mass vaccinations not yet needed to stop monkeypox

Politics Insider for May 27: CPC candidates push for membership sales; pundits lament the spread of paranoia in politics; Travis Toews contemplates a run for Jason Kenney’s old job
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
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
Poilievre delivers remarks during a debate at the Canada Strong and Free Network conference, in Ottawa, May 5, 2022. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press)

Poilievre denounces white replacement theory

Politics Insider for May 17: Poilievre talks to Jordan Peterson; Kim Campbell criticizes the CPC leadership candidates; Steven Del Duca fights for his seat in the legislature