Ryan, Donoso and Richard sit down and discuss the CPC leadership debate. Exploring strengths and flaws within each candidate and asking questions about the future of the party.

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Relevant Links
Full Debate: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vtSV1wpY6tE

Mackay will march in pride, O'toole will march in pride if it doesn't exclude police officers: https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/peter-mackay-toronto-pride-parade-1.5443039

Majority immigrant ridings vote overwhelmingly liberal: https://globalnews.ca/news/2291301/immigrants-voted-liberal-by-a-landslide-and-other-things-we-learned-from-the-federal-election-results/

Immigrants voting overwhelmingly left wing

This is obviously contrasted by Harper winning immigrant ridings in 2011, however this is a function of the incompetence of the left wing rather than a strength of Harper. The weakness of Ignatieff at the time spoiling the liberal vote.

Platforms
O'toole: https://erinotoole.ca/platform/
A lean to the center / concession platform focusing on appealing to the voters of southern ontario. Particularly the GTA in order to secure a federal majority.

Mackay: https://www.petermackay.ca/
A concede to the left / focus on finance and industry platform. Platform largely interested in modern neo-conservative interests of finance and economics. Talks about bringing jobs back to Canada.

Derek Sloan: https://www.dereksloan.ca/policies
A departure from party orthodox. Derek Sloan leans to the rig on social issues. Takes a strong stance on defence and terrorism. Openly pro life. Discusses reducing immigration by over 50% of current rates. From 350k a year down to 150k a year.

Leslyn Lewis: https://www.leslynlewis.ca/policies
A social conservative who takes a unique stance on the environment. Harkening back to the old conservationist position that used to be right wing orthodoxy prior to the Reagan revolution.