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Andrew Scheer stepping down as Conservative Party leader

Andrew Scheer announced Thursday that he will be stepping down as the leader of the federal Conservative Party and asked the party to begin the process of organizing a leadership election. Speaking in the House of Commons, Scheer said he »

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Elizabeth May steps down as Green Party leader

Elizabeth May announced Monday that she is stepping down as leader of the Green Party, but will stay on as the caucus leader in Parliament. “Effective today I am no longer leader of the Green Party of Canada,” May said, »

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People urged to join party to influence leadership choice

The opposition Conservative Party is in a campaign to choose a new leader and people from outside the party are trying to stop it from picking someone with populist or anti-immigrant views. There is a social media campaign urging people »

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Justin Trudeau, son of former PM, elected leader of Liberal Party of Canada

Promising hope, and buoyed by positive public opinion polls, Justin Trudeau was elected leader of the opposition Liberal Party of Canada on Sunday (April 14). He was elected in a week long vote that ended Sunday afternoon. Unlike previous elections, in »