VIDEO: Conservative leadership candidate accuses Kellie Leitch of running 'un-Canadian' campaign - 2016-09-29
In recent days, Conservatives have seen their leadership hopefuls accuse one another of being "out-of-touch elites," accuse one another of improper expenses and complain their phone conversations are being secretly recorded by the Conservative House Leader.
Now another Conservative leadership candidate who is no stranger to heated exchanges is wading into the fray.
In a YouTube video posted to his campaign's website, Deepak Obhrai says Leitch's campaign to stir up resentment against immigrants is "very un-Canadian."
In the video, Obhrai – a Calgary-area Conservative MP who was born in Tanzania and immigrated to Canada in the 1970s – calls Leitch's proposal to force immigrants to undergo ideological purity tests to screen for "anti-Canadian values" nothing more than "fear mongering" and says it's "anti-human rights":