The RCMP is not investigating any allegations of foreign interference concerning the last general election, the federal deputy minister of public safety told a parliamentary committee on Wednesday, March 1, 2023.
The anti-Trudeau flags have become particularly linked to the "Freedom Convoy" protests, whose members Poilievre courted during his successful run for the Conservative leadership earlier this year. The Conservative caucus had ousted O'Toole as leader just days into the weeks-long protest in Ottawa.
The early results from a Greater Toronto Area byelection on Monday, December 12, 2022, suggested an imminent return to government for former Ontario finance minister Charles Sousa — this time as a federal member of Parliament.
Ontario Conservative MP Leslyn Lewis said on Tuesday, October 4, 2022, she is confident Pierre Poilievre will ensure all of the party's caucus voices are heard, amid calls for him to name her to a critic role.