About our Association

Thunder Bay-Rainy River is a federal electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons since 2004. It first elected a member in the 2006 Canadian federal election.

It was created in 2003 from parts of Kenora-Rainy River and Thunder Bay-Atikokan ridings.

Candidate of Record in the Recent 43rd Federal Election, 21 October 2019

Linda Rydholm

“Linda Rydholm, our Federal Candidate and the Thunder Bay Rainy River Conservative Association offer HUGE THANKS and APPRECIATION to all supporters who helped during the 2019 Election.   Thanks to you, we did well!”

Association Candidates

Previous Candidates of Record
Maureen Comuzzi-Stehmann 2015, 2011
Richard Neuman 2008
David Leskowski 2006, 2004

Since the amalgamation of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada with the Canadian Alliance Party in 2004.

Latest Local & National News

The Thunder Bay – Rainy River Conservative Association is pleased to give you information and news regarding our local EDA and news related to the Conservative party of Canada. The posts below will give you a chance to stay up to date regarding what matters to you.

Updates from the Association

Watch here for the announcement of the new date for the Annual General Meeting of the Association.

Thunder Bay Rainy River Conservative Association

Leadership 2020

Keep up to date on the leadership contest by visiting the official website, https://cpc-leadership2020.ca/.

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Meet & Greet Peter MacKay

Meet & Greet with Peter MacKay

When: Thursday, February 27, 2020 Where: Finlandia Club, 314 Bay Street, Thunder Bay, ON Time: 5pm to 6:30pm  

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“THE LEADERSHIP CONTEST for a NEW LEADER of the Conservative Party of Canada is now underway.” To be eligible to vote in the leadership race you must be a member by Apr 17th, 2020 at 11:59. (Revision under the new rules.)

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Rainy River Conservative Electoral District

Policy Meeting Cancelled

The meeting planned for Saturday, January 11th has been cancelled. Watch for a new date to announce a policy meeting. If you would like to be sure to be informed of the meeting, sign up for our mailing list. Be sure to have your membership up-to-date. Use the JOIN button to join the Party or renew your membership.  

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Andrew Scheer

Andrew Scheers Resignation

This was the most difficult decision I have ever had to make. I have announced my intention to step down as the Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada once a new Leader is elected. I am putting my party first and my family first. WATCH LIVE:

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Get Involved

If you wish to be a board member or otherwise volunteer for your local EDA please contact one of the board members or download the PDF (you should download and save the form to your device before you attempt to fill it out.)

Volunteer Information Sheet (PDF)


Rachael Harder

Membership Information

Membership is handled by the conservative party of Canada, please visit their website at https://donate.conservative.ca/membership/

NOTE: As of January 1, 2019, the maximum allowable contribution to a registered Canadian political party increases to $1,600 annually. Accordingly, we will now accept donations of this amount through our website. The maximum possible tax credit remains $650.00. For more information about donations and tax credits, please visit the CRA website and Elections Canada.

General Membership Terms and Conditions

* Membership is available to Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada at least 14 years of age, who actively support the founding principles of the Conservative Party of Canada.
* Membership fees are not eligible for a tax receipt.
* Cash, Pre-paid Credit Cards or Business Cards are not accepted.

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