Doug Black won a Senate vote in Alberta last year (and then found himself in some controversy over expenses). Denise Batters is the wife of the late Dave Batters, a former Conservative MP who committed suicide in 2009. David Wells has some history with the Conservatives and Victor Oh has some history with the Prime Minister.
Beyond The Commons
Aaron Wherry covers all the goings-on in and around Parliament Hill. Follow Aaron on Twitter: @aaronwherry