The Canadian Press

2000-01-31 | Canadian-Alliance-CCRAP

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The acronym for the name of Preston Manning's proposed new federal political party to unite the right quickly became the butt of jokes among politicians. Delegates at the United Alternative convention picked Canadian Conservative Reform Alliance Party for their proposed new coalition. They called it Canadian Alliance for short but others called it C.R.A.P. New Democrat Lorne Nystrom was quick to pick up on the humorous possibilities for the name.

Date: 2000-01-31
Placeline: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 4 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << there's a lot of verbal diarrhea in the house of Commons and that may help things >>

Clip ID: 20000131CPCN005