The Conservative party has contributed to a lowering of the civility of political discourse in Canada. An example came on Saturday night when the NDP elected a new leader. The very minute Thomas Mulcair's victory was announced the CPC attack dogs sent out an email full of bile and vitriol.
Today on Question Period, CTV's Kevin Newman asked the right question to Conservative cabinet minister James Moore about it: "Does your political culture not allow for even one minute to say congratulations?"
See it here at the 1:39 mark.