The director of fundraising for the federal Conservatives has taken over as acting executive director of the party as it continues to grapple with the fallout from the resignation of leader Andrew Scheer.
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney left a meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday, December 10, 2019, with no firm commitments on the five demands he put on the table but with an air of accomplishment nonetheless, saying he felt their long-awaited face-to-face meeting was frank and realistic.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau quickly backed up his pledge for more dialogue with the West, opening his on Thursday, November 21, 2019, meeting with Calgary's mayor up to the two members of his government now entrusted with being ambassadors to the region.
Ongoing efforts by senators to distance themselves from party politics took another turn on Monday, November 18, 2019, as a Conservative senator quit his caucus over concerns about the party's leader, and an attempt by the last senators sitting as Liberals to officially rebrand themselves ended.
Fewer newcomers from disadvantaged groups became Canadian citizens during a 10-year period that coincided with the previous Conservative government's changes to the citizenship program, new Statistics Canada research shows.