Seven social policies of the Conservative Party’s new leader

Erin O’Toole’s new platform promises strong action on domestic violence, environmental policy improvements, and a social enterprise support program

Why It Matters

Erin O’Toole, the newly nominated head of the Conservative Party of Canada, could become Canada’s next Prime Minister. In the face of a looming economic crisis and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, O’Toole’s responses to major social issues – and the plight of social impact organizations – will be critical.

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