With Parliament looking to summer recess, it is a good time to reflect on what went wrong, and what to like.
2017 Conservative leadership race
The Liberals are delighted to attack new CPC leader Andrew Scheer for his social conservative views. His first challenge will be to show he is up to the standard set by Rona Ambrose as interim leader.
With the withdrawal of Kevin O'Leary from the Conservative leadership race, the CPC avoids doing damage to itself. But can they make a choice that does not promise damage to others?
David J. Climenhaga
A good news-bad news story for Conservative leadership candidate Maxime Bernier -- Kevin O’Leary was his chief competitor; O'Leary's endorsement isn't going to help.
Just four of the 14 Conservative leadership candidates could be said to be fit for office. None of them are likely to win, however.