Rona Ambrose

As interim leader, Ambrose ‘found a way for the party to stabilize’ after Harper’s exit (Photograph by Blair Gable)

Imagine a Conservative party led by Rona Ambrose. Where would it be now?

Contemplating the much-admired, experienced politician as the leader of the CPC is speculative political fiction, but it offers some useful insights into the problems currently dogging the party

Who will be the next Tory leader? Ask Rona Ambrose.

Stephen Maher: The path is clearing for Peter MacKay. The one big thing standing in his way is the great hope of Western Conservatives.

338Canada: The CPC’s social conservative risk

Philippe J. Fournier: The latest data presents a challenge for the party—does it want a leader with socially conservative views or does it want to win?

Who wants to be Conservative leader?

Paul Wells: The Conservatives are fast heading toward a big question about what kind of party they want to be—and there’s no easy answer

What if the Conservatives had a ’centrist’ leader?

Frank Graves and Michael Valpy: Populists make up more than half of the Conservative base. Rona Ambrose and Peter MacKay don’t appeal to them.

Andrew Scheer’s would-be successors

Who will lead the Conservative Party now: The ’brilliant’ Rona Ambrose? The critic Peter MacKay? Jason Kenney!? The race is on.
Rona Ambrose feature

Rona Ambrose on being a woman in politics

Former Leader of the Opposition Rona Ambrose talks about what it was like being a woman on Parliament Hill.

Rona Ambrose’s advice for Canadian women considering politics

The Conservative Party of Canada’s former interim leader on why she ran for office—and why more Canadian women should run, too

So long Rona, hello Jagmeet: Ottawa Power Rankings

Who’s up? Rona Ambrose, who leaves on a high note. Who’s down? A senator under fire for going to dinner.

The House pays tribute to Rona Ambrose: Live video

After a 13-year run in federal politics, the Tory interim leader gets ready to leave—and her colleagues pay tribute to her service