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Obhrai knocked out of Conservative leadership; Bernier leads, Scheer second - MetroNews Canada;

Obhrai knocked out of Conservative leadership; Bernier leads, Scheer second - MetroNews Canada

MetroNews CanadaObhrai knocked out of Conservative leadership; Bernier leads, Scheer secondMetroNews CanadaThe final line of voters prepares to cast their ballots at the federal Conservative leadership convention in Toronto on Saturday, May 27, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn. By: Staff The Canadian Press Published on Sat May 27 2017 01:00:04 ...and more »

Maxime Bernier leads after first round in Conservative leadership vote - National Observer;

Maxime Bernier leads after first round in Conservative leadership vote - National Observer

National ObserverMaxime Bernier leads after first round in Conservative leadership voteNational ObserverConservative MP Maxime Bernier was in the lead after the first round of voting in the Conservative Party of Canada leadership race. File photo by The Canadian Press. Previous story. Maxime Bernier, a Quebec MP, Conservative veteran and strong ...and more »

Tory leadership: Bernier leads, but narrowly - Hamilton Spectator;

Tory leadership: Bernier leads, but narrowly - Hamilton Spectator

Hamilton SpectatorTory leadership: Bernier leads, but narrowlyHamilton SpectatorThe final line of voters prepares to cast their ballots at the federal Conservative leadership convention in Toronto on Saturday, May 27, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn. next play/pause pre 2/2. TORONTO — Deepak Obhrai, the MP from Alberta ...and more »

Bernier leads on first ballot of Conservative Party leadership election - The Globe and Mail;

Bernier leads on first ballot of Conservative Party leadership election - The Globe and Mail

The Globe and MailBernier leads on first ballot of Conservative Party leadership electionThe Globe and MailConservative MP Maxime Bernier jumped to an early lead with 28.9 per cent of the available points in the first round of the Conservative Party's leadership race, followed by Andrew Scheer who finished seven points back. The results of the first round ...and more »

U.S. politics influences Conservative leadership race in all manner of ways - Hamilton Spectator;

U.S. politics influences Conservative leadership race in all manner of ways - Hamilton Spectator

Hamilton SpectatorU.S. politics influences Conservative leadership race in all manner of waysHamilton SpectatorA Kellie Leitch supporter waits for the opening speeches to start during the opening night of the federal conservative leadership convention in Toronto on Friday. Bernier. Nathan Denette,The Canadian Press. Conservative leadership candidate Maxime ...and more »

Conservative leadership wide open after 1st round - CBC.ca;

Conservative leadership wide open after 1st round - CBC.ca

CBC.caConservative leadership wide open after 1st roundCBC.caMaxime Bernier has drawn the most support in the first round of the Conservative leadership contest, but in a surprise and potentially game-changing result, Brad Trost, a self-claimed "proud social conservative" took fourth place in the first round of ...and more »

Ghost of past campaign looms over Conservative party leadership event - Waterloo Record;

Ghost of past campaign looms over Conservative party leadership event - Waterloo Record

Waterloo RecordGhost of past campaign looms over Conservative party leadership eventWaterloo RecordEntertainers kick off opening night of the federal Conservative leadership convention in Toronto on Friday. A winner will be picked to lead the Conservative Party of Canada on Saturday night. - Fred Thornhill,The Canadian Press. TORONTO — The last ...and more »

If Maxime Bernier wins Conservative race, the biggest winners may not be the Conservatives - Straight.com;

If Maxime Bernier wins Conservative race, the biggest winners may not be the Conservatives - Straight.com

Straight.comIf Maxime Bernier wins Conservative race, the biggest winners may not be the ConservativesStraight.comIf federal New Democrats in B.C. put climate at the top of their concerns, they can set themselves apart from the Conservatives and the Liberals. The Conservative leadership race could turn out to be the best thing that ever happened to federal New ...and more »

Bernier says he'll remember 'who stood by me' in Conservative leadership race - The Globe and Mail;

Bernier says he'll remember 'who stood by me' in Conservative leadership race - The Globe and Mail

The Globe and MailBernier says he'll remember 'who stood by me' in Conservative leadership raceThe Globe and MailIn a final fundraising pitch to voters, Conservative leadership front-runner Maxime Bernier is warning members he'll keep a list of those who supported him during the race. The note from Mr. Bernier came just hours before the new leader is announced ...and more »

Meet Bernier's Jenni, Emrys Graefe — 'The guy people like to say bad things about.' - iPolitics.ca (subscription);

Meet Bernier's Jenni, Emrys Graefe — 'The guy people like to say bad things about.' - iPolitics.ca (subscription)

iPolitics.ca (subscription)Meet Bernier's Jenni, Emrys Graefe — 'The guy people like to say bad things about.'iPolitics.ca (subscription)Digital director for Maxime Bernier, Emrys Graefe, poses for a photo in Ottawa on Thursday, May 25, 2017. iPolitics/Matthew Usherwood. Janice Dickson. Saturday, May 27th, 2017. News. Facebook · Twitter · RedditShare. If Maxime Bernier becomes the next ...and more »

Your Friday night at the Conservative Party leadership convention - National Post;

Your Friday night at the Conservative Party leadership convention - National Post

National PostYour Friday night at the Conservative Party leadership conventionNational PostA SKETCH FROM THE FLOOR OF THE CONSERVATIVE LEADERSHIP CONVENTION. TORONTO — Unlike many of your compatriots, whose laughter and clinking glasses drift into the convention hall at a slow crescendo throughout the evening, you are ...and more »

Liberals test-drive Bernier attack lines at CPC convention - iPolitics.ca (subscription);

Liberals test-drive Bernier attack lines at CPC convention - iPolitics.ca (subscription)

iPolitics.ca (subscription)Liberals test-drive Bernier attack lines at CPC conventioniPolitics.ca (subscription)Maxime Bernier arrives at the federal conservative leadership convention in Toronto on Friday, May 26, 2017. A final winner will be picked to lead the Conservative Party of Canada on Saturday night. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Thornhill ...and more »

Maxime Bernier Says He'll Keep 'A List Of Everyone Who Was With Me' In Tory Leadership Race - Huffington Post Canada;

Maxime Bernier Says He'll Keep 'A List Of Everyone Who Was With Me' In Tory Leadership Race - Huffington Post Canada

Huffington Post CanadaMaxime Bernier Says He'll Keep 'A List Of Everyone Who Was With Me' In Tory Leadership RaceHuffington Post CanadaThe perceived front-runner for the Conservative leadership is making a list and checking it twice. Quebec MP Maxime Bernier sent a fundraising email Saturday — hours before the results of the contest will be revealed in Toronto — giving supporters ...and more »

Conservative leadership frontrunners' hospitality suites boast biggest crowds, run late into the night - Hill Times (subscription);

Conservative leadership frontrunners' hospitality suites boast biggest crowds, run late into the night - Hill Times (subscription)

Hill Times (subscription)Conservative leadership frontrunners' hospitality suites boast biggest crowds, run late into the nightHill Times (subscription)Conservative leadership candidates Erin O'Toole and Maxime Bernier attracted big crowds by renting out entire restaurants. Maxime Bernier's venue, Anchor Bar, was so packed that the party extended into the parking lot. The Hill Times photograph by ...and more »

Conservatives pick new federal leader today - Toronto Sun;

Conservatives pick new federal leader today - Toronto Sun

Toronto SunConservatives pick new federal leader todayToronto SunTORONTO — Deepak Obhrai, the MP from Alberta whose self-deprecating humour and ardent pro-immigrant stance drew applause during the campaign, has been knocked out of the race to become leader of the federal Conservative party. Obhrai was the ...and more »

A look at who 'Mad' Max Bernier is - News1130;

A look at who 'Mad' Max Bernier is - News1130

News1130A look at who 'Mad' Max Bernier isNews1130TORONTO (NEWS 1130) – The federal Conservative party is set to select its first permanent leader since Stephen Harper this afternoon. While 13 candidates are still in the race, many political experts expect Quebec MP Maxime Bernier to easily win ...and more »

Candidates call for party unity ahead of CPC leadership vote (PHOTOS) - theifp.ca;

Candidates call for party unity ahead of CPC leadership vote (PHOTOS) - theifp.ca

theifp.caCandidates call for party unity ahead of CPC leadership vote (PHOTOS)theifp.caQuebec MP Maxime Bernier speak to gathered Conservative Party faithful at the Toronto Congress Centre on day one the party's leadership convention. - Graeme Frisque / The IFP. Steven Blaney – CPC Leadership Convention - Graeme Frisque / Metroland.and more »

Keeping party together - VICE News;

Keeping party together - VICE News

VICE NewsKeeping party togetherVICE NewsWhen Maxime Bernier first entered Parliament, he could've hit the prime minister with a spitball. The Quebecer, who entered government as the minister of industry, was just a few seats away from then-Prime Minister Stephen Harper. He, a lawyer ...and more »

Winnipeg Conservatives throw support behind Bernier, while Brandon backs Leitch in leadership race - CBC.ca;

Winnipeg Conservatives throw support behind Bernier, while Brandon backs Leitch in leadership race - CBC.ca

CBC.caWinnipeg Conservatives throw support behind Bernier, while Brandon backs Leitch in leadership raceCBC.caWith less than 24 hours before the Conservative Party of Canada elects a new leader to replace Stephen Harper, there is no doubt which candidate has the majority support of Manitoba conservatives: Maxime Bernier. The Conservative Party's 259,010 ...and more »

Why Did So Many Tory Hopefuls Stay Until The End? It's Complicated - Huffington Post Canada;

Why Did So Many Tory Hopefuls Stay Until The End? It's Complicated - Huffington Post Canada

Huffington Post CanadaWhy Did So Many Tory Hopefuls Stay Until The End? It's ComplicatedHuffington Post CanadaTORONTO — It was billed as a last-ditch effort to shore up support, but many of the 13 candidates who took the stage Friday at the Conservative leadership convention in Toronto seemed to acknowledge that they had little chance of winning and instead ...and more »