National Council is composed of elected members from the various geographic regions in Canada along with the Leader, the Chair of the Conservative Fund Canada and the Executive Director.
In accordance with section 7.6 of the Party’s constitution, “between national conventions, the governance, management and control of the activities of the Party are vested in National Council, the Leader, and Conservative Fund Canada, as the
case may be, subject to general direction from, accountability to and review by the members at national conventions.”
More specifically, National Council is charged with the powers and responsibilities related to: the establishment and recognition of electoral district associations; the development and implementation of rules and procedures to ensure fair and
effective candidate recruitment and selection; recognition of affiliated organizations; encouraging the participation and recruitment of youth; establishment of subcommittees; and establishing Party By-Laws as required.