Conservatives from across Canada deliberated Friday on 60 policy and 37 constitutional proposals during the second day of the party’s national convention, which is being held in Quebec City.
A handful of the policy proposals up for debate have generated significant media attention. These include a proposal to ensure “single-sex spaces” for women in washrooms and a proposal to prohibit medicinal or surgical interventions on minors to treat gender confusion or dysphoria.
Michelle Bataluk, a delegate from Edmonton West, is confident both proposals will come up for a vote in Saturday’s plenary session. Only top-ranked policy and constitutional proposals are presented to the more than 2,000 delegates at the final plenary session, where, if approved, they become party resolutions.
Party resolutions may have little impact on the Conservative Party’s election platform. But they can shape how the party is perceived.
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