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
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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.
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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?
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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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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.
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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