Stephanie Levitz

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Erin O'Toole says a Conservative government wouldn't cut foreign aid

Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole today reversed his predecessor's position on foreign aid spending, saying that a Conservative government led by him wouldn't cut that budget.

Conservative MP David Sweet joins chorus calling for end to COVID-19 restrictions

A Conservative MP has joined the chorus of voices calling for an end to COVID-19 lockdowns.

Federal Conservatives call for special Commons study of Canada-U.S. relations

The federal Conservatives are calling for a special House of Commons committee devoted to Canada-U.S. relations.

Program to give residency to 'guardian angel' asylum seekers to open next week

Some asylum seekers who toiled on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis earlier this year will be able to apply for permanent residency in Canada beginning Dec. 14.

Conservatives attack Trudeau's 'reset' — put forth ideas for their own

Conservative finance critic Pierre Poilievre says building up the Canadian economy after the COVID-19 pandemic can't be achieved without a massive overhaul of the tax system and regulatory regime.

Ottawa unveils funding for poultry and egg farmers hurt by free-trade deals

Canadian egg and poultry farmers who've lost domestic market share due to two recent free-trade agreements will have access to $691 million in federal cash. The money follows a previously announced $1.75 billion for the dairy sector linked to free-trade deals.

Professional athletes score border exemptions in the name of national interest

Four national interest exemptions to COVID-19 border restrictions, covering 1,354 professional athletes, have been issued by the federal immigration minister, his office confirmed Wednesday.

What the end of the Trump era could mean for Canadian Conservatives

When Donald Trump leaves the White House, a regular feature of the last four years of Canadian politics is going to change: Conservatives will no longer constantly have to distance themselves from such a polarizing president.

Trudeau, EU leaders express faith in American people and call for return to multilateralism

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the European Union's two top political leaders expressed faith in the American peopleThursday ahead of next week's U.S. presidential election whose outcome has major implications for global relations.

Free votes for Conservative MPs on assisted dying, conversion therapy ban: O'Toole

Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole says he'll allow MPs free votes on two bills that are controversial within his party.