The Canadian Press

2002-08-24 | Conservative-Convention

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Emotions were running high in August as delegates to the Conservative national meeting in Edmonton debated whether to open the door to more co-operation with the Alliance. They voted down a resolution that would have allowed the PC's not to run candidates in every federal riding -- a move aimed at stopping conservative vote splitting with the Alliance. Veteran former Conservative cabinet minister John Crosbie made a passionate plea to stop expending energy on closer ties with the Alliance.

Date: 2002-08-24
Placeline: Edmonton, AB, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 9 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << it removes the alliance monkey for our backs let's not replace it find alliance guerrilla or a camp in the let's not be jobs for the champ >>

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