How to rescue Erin O’Toole’s Conservatives from irrelevance: Full Comment with Anthony Furey
After their latest election loss, Canada’s Conservatives are discovering that they simply don’t have what former prime ministers Stephen Harper and Brian Mulroney once relied on to win federal elections. And Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole’s shape-shifting, from a hard-right leadership candidate to a Liberal-lite campaigner, clearly didn’t prove to be the path to victory. Tasha Kheiriddin, national politics columnist for Postmedia, joins Anthony Furey to discuss how the Tories are missing opportunities to connect with many voters who are naturally inclined to support a conservative vision for Canada, and the dangers that lie ahead for the party if it doesn’t learn the right lessons — fast.
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