National Newswatch

The fundamental tension at the heart of the Conservative party

Aug 4 2022 — Jake Enwright — The battle for the soul of the Conservative party has been, and will always be, a struggle between ideology and political power. The question many inside and outside the Conservative Party of Canada (CPC) have been asking is whether Pierre Poilievre will pivot and try to appeal to centrist voters, should he become the next […]

The truth behind skyrocketing Conservative party membership sales

Jun 28 2022 — Jake Enwright — There has been no shortage of shock and confusion among the chattering classes of Ottawa when it comes to the total number of memberships sold during the Conservative leadership race. By modern domestic political comparisons, the total number of new members is seismic. But while these numbers may be formidable and potentially downright scary to […]