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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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.

Conservative MP, friends say they were stunned by murder charges against party volunteer

Conservative MP Mike Lake says he and his team were “shocked” to learn that Rakesh David, a 25-year-old volunteer for his office, has been accused of killing his grandmother, mother and brother in Trinidad and Tobago.

Conservative member attacking O'Toole's leadership could be dropped from party council, president warns

The president of the Conservative Party says party national council member Bert Chen's sponsorship of a petition "attacking" leader Erin O'Toole puts him at risk of being dropped from the council.

Conservatives say their 'virtual' campaign strategy is paying off already

As campaigning federal politicians fan out across the country for traditional meet-and-greet events, Erin O'Toole's Conservatives are focusing on 'virtual' town hall events. The party's national campaign director says it's how most election campaigns will operate in the future.
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Liberals won't get their expected cakewalk, Conservatives say after week one

Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole and party candidates say they generated strong momentum after week one on the campaign trail.

So you've had your second dose. What now?

The number of fully vaccinated Canadians is slowly rising and all levels of government are under pressure to start outlining which restrictions can be lifted for those who've gotten their second doses — and how they'll be expected to prove it.

Ford asks federal government to extend 3-day mandatory quarantine to land borders

Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s government has sent the federal government a letter asking for quarantine measures at Canada’s airports to be extended to the land border with the United States, CBC News has learned. 

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