Maybe its not a gravy train if it flies? The Conservative Party of Canada was elected on a pledge to end the culture of entitlement in Canadian politics. But after a few years in office, MP’s and even cabinet ministers are buying outrageous airfares for their so-called “designated travellers.” Cabinet minister Jason Kenney flew his Mom
News & Info on Tim Laidler
Tim Laidler is a young star candidate for the Conservative party. He also has some “eyebrow raising” connections to Kinder Morgan, the Texas-based oil pipeline giant. A investigation by National Observer found that Laidler’s primary expense during his quest to win the Conservative nomination in Port Moody-Coquitlam was paid out to Addo Consulting. Addo Consulting is
Tim Laidler believes veterans have received quality care from the Conservative government. Yet, many former members of the Canadian Forces disagree with him. The latest example came in Halifax where a group of veterans protested outside a veterans affairs office. The group was protesting what they call a propaganda campaign by the Conservatives. “The government is
Tim Laidler is a young, star candidate for the Conservatives. He’s built his credibility largely around his military service. However, it appears Laidler may have breached the Department of National Defence’s (DND) code of values and ethics when he accepted the nomination in 2014. According to the DND Code of Values and Ethics, members of the military
With Laureen Harper and Tim Laidler by his side, James Moore, Minister of Industry announced a campaign pledge on Sunday to commit up to $35 million to match donations made to this year’s Terry Fox Run. During the announcement, Moore made sure to seize the political moment as he questioned other parties’ commitment to Terry Fox’s legacy.
It’s no secret the relationship between the Conservative government and military veterans is strained and has been for quite some time. For a group of veterans, the relationship has become so toxic that they’re willing to have any other party in power besides the Conservatives. Last week, the national ‘Anyone But Conservatives’ campaign was launched. The group
A recent poll performed by Environics on behalf of the non-profit organization Leadnow shows the Conservatives could be in trouble in BC. Tim Laidler, in particular, could be in trouble in Port Moody-Coquitlam. The Environics survey shows 54% of Port Moody-Coquitlam decided voters intend to support the incumbent NDP candidate Fin Donnelly, giving him a