Fildebrandt, Naylor & Morgan discuss the leaked Edmonton Auditor's report, efforts to cancel an MRU, and what O'Toole commitment to the UN Paris Climate Accord means.
"He would be better than Trudeau as PM - but not a panacea to Western Canada’s many difficulties."
Michael Wagner looks at how the "weighted" voting system makes every Quebec vote count 12 times more than one in Alberta.
Grafton writes that one of O'Toole's biggest challenges will be keeping Western conservatives happy within his big blue tent.
"O’Toole is as good a choice as any out of the four, but don’t expect a miraculous economic recovery. "
Fildebrandt writes that in contrast to the 2017 leadership race, the 2020 vote has little to do with real policy differences.
A reader says that Erin O'Toole isn't "woke" enough to beat Trudeau in the East.
The Tory leadership candidate says that he supports provinces imposing carbon taxes within their own jurisdictions, but that Ottawa won't force them to.
The event's French-to-English translator incorrectly translated the end of the back-and-forth exchange as, “You’re an angry man like your friend, Jason Kenney.”
Rick Peterson - the only candidate from western Canada - dropped out of the race on March 20 due to the LEOC's refusal to adjust deadlines...