Hannah Thibedeau

Parliament Hill

Hannah Thibedeau is a veteran political reporter having covered the Hill for more than 15 years, both behind the scenes and in front of the camera. She covers politics for CBC TV, CBC Radio and CBC Politics online.

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Brown considering a run in Brampton mayoral race if rival Poilievre looks likely to win Tory leadership

Brampton, Ont. Mayor Patrick Brown says he's considering a run for re-election if it seems he’s going to lose to Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre in the party’s September leadership race.

Conservatives say they're about to set another new membership record

Some Conservatives are predicting it will turn out to be the largest number of Canadians ever to join a political party at any one time in Canadian history.

The carbon price rose Friday — here's what you can expect

The federal carbon price rose Friday for everyone — but some Canadians can expect to get more money back from the program than others, and to see their rebates sooner and more frequently.

Conservatives to announce new leader on Sept. 10, giving time for more candidates to join race

The Conservative Party of Canada will announce its new leader on Sept. 10, a move that opens up the race to candidates other than the presumed front-runner and only declared contender so far, Pierre Poilievre. 

Poilievre's supporters push for a swift race to choose next Conservative leader

Supporters of Pierre Poilievre's bid for the Conservative Party leadership are calling on the party's caucus and its Leadership Election Organizing Committee (LEOC) to hold the race quickly.

Conservative post-election report says O'Toole was 'over-managed' during the campaign

A post-election report on the Conservative Party's 2021 campaign performance found leader Erin O'Toole had a strong start to the 36-day electoral contest but faltered at the finish because he was "over-managed" and "over-coached" by senior staff.

Denise Batters will remain in Sask. Conservative caucus after bid to oust her fails

Saskatchewan Conservatives have rejected a move to expel Sen. Denise Batters from their regional caucus.

O'Toole kicks senator out of Conservative caucus after she questioned his leadership

Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole has kicked Saskatchewan Sen. Denise Batters out of the national caucus a day after she launched a petition calling for an expedited review of his leadership.

Conservative senator launches petition to oust Erin O'Toole as leader

Conservative Saskatchewan Sen. Denise Batters has launched a petition to oust Erin O'Toole as party leader — a high-profile effort by a caucus member who said she lost faith in O'Toole after the party suffered "significant losses" in the last campaign.

Defeated Tory MP says review of Conservatives' election loss will examine O'Toole's performance

The defeated Conservative MP now tasked with determining where his party's federal election campaign went wrong says he intends to "hit the ground running" within the week — and his work will include an examination of leader Erin O'Toole's campaign performance.