The Canadian Press

2003-10-16 | Alliance Tories Merger

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The leaders of the federal Conservatives and the Canadian Alliance signed a merger agreement October 15th. The announcement was made the following day at a joint news conference in Ottawa. Alliance leader Stephen Harper called it a historic moment.

Date: 2003-10-16
Placeline: OTTAWA, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 29 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << last night late last night Mr McKay and I signed an agreement in principle to create a new political party the Conservative Party of Canada to contest the next federal election in every riding with every asset a both of our parties the Conservative Party of Canada will combine the institutional history and expertise of the PC party with the Grassroots democracy and energy of the Canadian Alliance and doing so it will confront a liberal government which seeks re-election on little other than the argument that the opposition is divided >>