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Lisa Raitt

Tory MP called a journalist's new biography of the prime minister a "novel."
The gold medallist is seeking the Liberal nomination in the Ontario riding of Milton.
The deputy Tory leader also took a swipe at the gender-balanced Liberal cabinet.
But the former PM says the United States still needs partners.
The finance minister said he wasn't questioning her 'numeracy skills.'
PMO spokesperson calls Tory criticisms "absurd."
"The responsibility for any of the negative outcomes of the Omar Khadr payout lies with the Liberals."
Quebec MP sends release lauding another candidate.
Some seemed to tell delegates they have no chance of winning.
To beat Justin Trudeau in 2019 we need to make gains on the east coast, in urban centres and with women. We need these voters to see themselves in our party. I represent all three. I've lived all these experiences and will always keep them in mind when making policy for Canadians.
These political analysts tell it like it is.
Make no mistake: the Conservatives' leadership race has dramatically set back their party, perhaps for years to come. Among other things, it has revealed the once-great Conservative Party of Canada to be nasty, brutish and short-sighted. By selecting a winner, the Conservative Party of Canada has rendered itself a loser, and wholly undeserving of power.
"Fresh and wholesome, just like the Conservative Party of Canada."
The leadership hopeful says cheating accusations are hurting the race's legitimacy.
After a crushing defeat in 2015, the Conservatives sought to find a leader who could do what Stephen Harper could not; bring new voters especially millennials to the party, appeal to minorities and immigrants, and present a more moderate platform than the one Harper employed for his campaign.
"It could be time to put aside our desire to continuously be on the stage."
Lisa Raitt is still learning French, but says she's ready to be Tory leader.