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It has a charismatic leader, a compelling origin story and a populist vision. But can the People's Party of Canada attract any actual people?

Inside Maxime Bernier’s quest to build a new political movement.

The Ontario premier has set off a national debate that could hurt federal Tories in 2019.

Andrew Scheer’s Camp Says Pressing Doug Ford On Ontario’s French Services Cuts ‘Like Talking To A Wall’

“I’m running on four principles: individual freedom; personal responsibility; fairness; and also respect”: Bernier

People’s Party under Bernier to champion more privatized healthcare, unity over diversity.

A broader narrative of defending the public interest (“the people”) from the combined assault of a thousand interest groups — of limited, rules-based government as the only kind that truly serves the many, rather than the few — may have legs.

There is room in Canadian politics for Maxime Bernier’s worthy experiment.

If NAFTA 2.0 fails it will be because both the Liberals and your CPC are holding fast to the dairy supply management system at the expense of other sectors.

The crux of the matter is that you need to become the strong leader those of us who voted for you hoped you would be and the CPC needs to be the party of independent thinking and creative policies that are different from the progressive Liberals.

If you have genuinely conservative principles hidden somewhere on your person, be ready to act boldly and swiftly on them when opportunity knocks.

Why should Maxime Bernier wait? Haven’t we all waited long enough?

It appears the MP from Beauce will have more influence on Conservative messaging outside the party than he had in it.

Bernier sees himself as leader of a new political movement, but he’ll most likely find obscurity.

The policies that ultimately get adopted can be a blueprint for the Conservatives' next election platform — but the leadership doesn't have to follow them to the letter.

From embryos to Jerusalem and supply management to pornography, here’s what’s on the agenda at the Conservative policy convention.