The Canadian Press

2001-06-14 | Alliance-Tory-Merger

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On June 14th, Stockwell Day said he was willing to put his leadership on the line if a new party unites the right. He wanted his Alliance party and the Tories to hold a joint leadership race for a new conservative political entity by next year. Day said he would ask the Alliance's governing national council to stage a referendum within 90 days. (Day called on the Tories to launch a similar process.)

Date: 2001-06-14
Placeline: Toronto, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 15 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << as long as we can achieve agreement on these principles I would support the creation of a new party if a new party results from these discussions and I hope we will I will put my leadership on the line in a wide open leadership race >>

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