1. Role of Government

The Conservative Party believes the role of government is to:

i. protect the lives and property of its citizens; 
ii. ensure equality of opportunity; 
iii. foster an environment where individuals and private initiative can prosper; 
iv. ensure the security of our nation’s borders and the safety of our citizens at home and abroad; 
v. provide services to Canadians that cannot be provided more efficiently and effectively by individuals or by the private sector; and 
vi. maintain and enhance national infrastructure