Former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, who ruled from the centre, and won two majority governments in the s. He doubled down on his war with environmentalists and First Nations groups over resource extraction, introduced harsher punishment for criminals, including mandatory minimum sentencing which was shot down by the Supreme Courtand picked a fight with Chief Justice Beverly McLachlin.
His successor, Kim Campbell, led the Tories into a disastrous election, winning only two seats. As for Stephen Harper, he is the worst leader in Canadian history, not because of his lacklustre public achievements but because of the anti-democratic infrastructure he was building out of the public eye.
Indeed, former Tory MP Bill Casey — who was thrown out of caucus in after a dispute with Harper — describes Harper as a bully, liberally using four-lettered words to underline his points, and not conferring with caucus.
What the race has revealed is a strong streak of bigotry and homophobia within the party. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Canadians need to know where their leaders stand on such issues.
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These people were largely outed by people within the party. Europeanizing vs. Search Submit search Quick Search. All that remained was for Gerald Butts to exercise his widely-praised skills in reading the tea leaves.