As far as the decorum in the House, and how they're going to stay in power -- well, they'll buy parties,
Nova Scotia is my home and I have a great deal of affection for my province but having said that, I made the decision some time ago to enter federal politics,
There's a few people who are discontented -- this happens even in governing parties,
I want to lead the Progressive Conservative Party, a party that will promote true conservative values and principles. I can tell you right now, I am not the merger candidate. I am not interested in institutional marriages with other parties.
He's doing very well and the more Canadians know of him the more they know that he's an honest, dedicated man ... and I like our chances, ... Stephen is somebody who I have a great deal of respect for.
The world is threatened by terrorism and violent extremism like never before. The rule of law is one of our chief defences against terrorism. Our shared values of freedom and democracy are shielded when like-minded nations work together to promote justice.
Before the government moves ahead with this legislation, Parliament needs to ensure that any new surveillance powers are complemented with adequate judicial oversight,
Cyberbullying is an issue that affects all of us and demands that Canadians work together to put an end to it. This national public awareness campaign is an important step in protecting our children online. Along with our governmentâ€™s introduction of Bill C-13, the Protecting Canadians from Online
I consider myself to be a Main Street, mainstream Conservative, and I think there are a lot of Canadians who place themselves there.
I am a competitive person, and I didn't win the leadership of the PC party with a mind to stepping down so soon afterwards. But no regrets.
There could be an election this fall. So the last thing I want to do is lead to instability or speculation about my commitment to the party.
My gut tells me and continues to tell me that the Conservative party is on a road back to government.
I'm a workaholic.
I learned a long time ago that you never say 'never', but this is all about timing and it's all about the commitment that I've given to the party and to the leader and to my constituents,
Well, ... that's not the deciding factor.
This is part of a planned reorganization as I'm told and these changes are nothing to be alarmed about.
I don't think we're ever going to be in a position where we can say this is the template, this is the checklist, that must be met [for intervention].
It's not as if our party has a leadership campaign underway.
I find happiness comes from numerous sources in my life. Most often, the happy moments I cherish most are quiet moments with my wife and family back home in Nova Scotia.
But we'll be a couple points ahead when we get to an election,
There's a very small window of opportunity and I think the government is going to take that opportunity away by ensuring that we don't have anything that would possibly trigger a vote of confidence or could be construed as such.
I came to the conclusion that my work here is not done,
He said he was going to be helpful. This is not helpful.
I was a crown attorney in my home town in Nova Scotia, and I learned that victims of crime needed better laws to better protect them. I saw politics as a means to improve this protection for them.
We have to be focused on growing the party and getting young people to see us as a viable option.
Happy the society whose deepest divisions are ones of style.
I feel guilty about spending so much time away from home and loved ones. Peter Ma
My understanding is that it was five or six.
We have to stress our conservative credentials and emphasize that we are the natural, national alternative to the Liberals. Clearly the Alliance has shown it can't break out of its Western box. The Alliance is at single-digit support in three quarters of the country.
There's a lot of possibility that there could be a motion (on Thursday) that could be tantamount to confidence.