March 02, 2017

The Looming Split in Canadian Conservatism

Faith GoldyArchive

Tonight, I break down what you need to know about Ontario's blasphemy motion. Who is behind it? Why should you oppose it? And why did PC Leader Patrick Brown endorse the motion?

Then, national columnist for the Sun newspaper chain Anthony Furey joins me to discuss the looming schism in Canadian conservatism.

Will common sense prevail, or is the Party destined to cave to those on the top?

Plus, we've got your weekly top headlines and Quote of Honour!

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commented 2017-03-03 02:59:56 -0500
Conservaties in Canada, either small “c” or large “C” cannot form a true voter base unless they are willing to debate and debate and debate yet again on all the issues that are important to conservative Canadians.. Too many of them right now are letting the left wing media define the parameters of this discourse and the people can sense it… It smells of the back room handlers and spin doctors dictating the dialogue and the people can smell it… The first one to clearly articulate conservative values, without equivocation and tap-dancing, will prevail…
commented 2017-03-03 02:24:20 -0500
Jack-you just made my point. The fact that most rebel commentators are not left suddenly makes them extreme/alt-right. “Very unfair.”
commented 2017-03-03 01:30:44 -0500
Could you imagine that the simple words "left and “right” were allowed to dictate solid political thought in Canada?

Worse, could you imagine that political terms from the United States were allowed to dictate our own discussion?

What are the issues? How do you respond?

This sort of discussion is why the exists.
commented 2017-03-03 01:27:00 -0500
coverdale go eff yourself . what’s your real name you libtard troll
commented 2017-03-03 01:21:00 -0500
Elton Braun,

It’s funny you say that on a website dedicated to the extreme/alt-right.
commented 2017-03-03 01:16:09 -0500
The problem is the conservatives are allowing the left to control the narrative/agenda. And the left keeps moving the goal posts further to the left to the point the centre is now considered far right like in Europe. The cons have to get smarter and move the goal posts back until common sense becomes normal again. In reality the libs have gone so far left they’re pretty much out of sight and falling off the edge. I for one refuse to go along.
commented 2017-03-03 00:24:25 -0500
Peter Netterville,

Whomever you deem to be a true conservative – will not win. I think even the conservative party knows that they need to be socially liberal on some issues, if they want to win elections. A candidate who is hard core socially conservative is unelectable in this country. Even Harper wasn’t that.
commented 2017-03-03 00:02:13 -0500
The part you do not understand, Jay, is that the voices in the Conservative party that are voicing support for policies that are not Conservative should not be in the party. Why? Because those policies are not Conservative. Many of the current Conservative candidates are not all that Conservative, and most of them suck up to the main stream media when the MSM push their socialist politics.
commented 2017-03-02 23:40:51 -0500
In some ways the Conservative Party of Canada speaks for conservatism in Canada. Fourteen candidates all sticking to their guns. I never saw a campaign like this.

Among them, voices against a carbon tax (with one in favour), voices asking for more responsible border protection, voices apologizing because they cannot speak an official language of Canada, and eager distinct voices mentioning their own strengths.

Conservatism in Canada is well represented in such a diverse group of candidates.

The conservative movement should hook-in and link up with the candidate who is best to represent the “small-c” conservative movement in Canada.

I think it is Andrew Sheer.
commented 2017-03-02 23:23:39 -0500
Both Faith and Anthony haven’t seen Brad Trost speak I guess….he’s the only one that absolutely refutes the AGW agenda….
commented 2017-03-02 22:08:11 -0500
A split in conservatism would require that both of the pieces are conservative. In this case, it more like conservatism sloughing off some progressive parasites who are conservative only in name and only to further their own ambitions. Ergo, a good thing. Then – maybe – we can see conservative leaders with enough guts to stand up for conservative principles and not fold like a cheap suit every time the CBC asks a question.
commented 2017-03-02 21:46:12 -0500
Yes, they’re scared s***less of the MSM. They need to grow a pair and tell them where the bear s*** in the buckwheat…Never forget that Justin was the choice of the MSM. They’re as evil as Justin and his hoarde of Liberal cockroaches and must be treated as such and not appeased. God. please give us a strong leader because the Canada we know and love will not survive another term with the Trudeau-Soros-Butts Globalist syndicate at the top…
commented 2017-03-02 21:38:22 -0500
Faith, please keep up the good fight and thanks for another good show. BUT, please never call Brown a leader. He is a spineless, hypocrite the head of similar MPs. I gave up completely on the Ontario conservatives.
commented 2017-03-02 21:26:40 -0500
- The fact that Patrick Brown backed this censorship law shows just how unsuitable he is to be the leader of anything.

- I won’t back an O’Leary or Chong. There’s no point in putting them in at the head of the party.