The Canadian Press

2000-01-31 | CCRAP party name

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Almost as quickly as the name was chosen, the Canadian Conservative Reform Alliance Party became the butt of many a joke. Not for the proposed right-wing party's policies, but for its acronym -- CRAP. Canadian Press reporter Terry Pedwell had this report.

Date: 2000-01-31
Placeline: OTTAWA, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 30 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << the party name was picked up a reform sponsor convention over the weekend now new democrat Lauren Nystrom says he wants to know if he can use the acronym for the Party in the House of Commons there's a lot of verbal diarrhea and Deputy speaker Ian McClelland says ruling it out of order all depends on how the acronym is used if it was used in that manner of it's a great movement of God then I would suggest that perhaps it wouldn't be stay tuned for the scoop on this story Terry pedwell Broadcast News Ottawa >>