Alberta Progressive Conservatives, Wildrose Strike Tentative Deal To Merge: Sources


Alberta Progressive Conservatives, Wildrose Strike Tentative Deal To Merge: Sources
  1. Alberta Progressive Conservatives, Wildrose Strike Tentative Deal To Merge: Sources
    huffingtonpost.ca
    EDMONTON — Sources have told The Canadian Press that Alberta's two conservative parties have struck a tentative deal to merge. The two party leaders — Brian Jean of the Wildrose and Jason Kenney of the Progressive Conservatives — are expected to speak to the deal at a news conference later today. Any deal would still have to be approved by a majority of members in both parties. Alberta Progressive Conservative Leader Jason Kenney won the party's leadership in March on a platform to merg…
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EDMONTON — Sources have told The Canadian Press that Alberta's two conservative parties have struck a tentative deal to merge.

The two party leaders — Brian Jean of the Wildrose and Jason Kenney of the Progressive Conservatives — are expected to speak to the deal at a news conference later today.

Any deal would still have to be approved by a majority of members in both parties.

jason kenney Alberta Progressive Conservative Leader Jason Kenney won the party's leadership in March on a platform to merge with the Wildrose. (Photo: The Canadian Press)

The Wildrose has previously said it will need 75 per cent or more of its members to OK the deal while the Progressive Conse…

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    Fortmcmurraytoday.com - Alberta
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    Edmontonsun.com - Edmonton
    05.24 / 05:57 www.edmontonsun.com
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    Calgarysun.com - Calgary
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    Calgarysun.com - Calgary
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    Calgarysun.com - Calgary
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    Calgarysun.com - Calgary
    05.24 / 05:34 www.calgarysun.com
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    Edmontonsun.com - Alberta
    05.24 / 05:13 www.edmontonsun.com
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    Cbc.ca - Alberta
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    Cbc.ca - Alberta
    05.24 / 04:34 www.cbc.ca
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    Fitzhugh.ca - Alberta
    05.24 / 04:22 www.fitzhugh.ca
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    660news.com - Alberta
    05.24 / 04:17 www.660news.com
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    Calgary.ctvnews.ca - Alberta
    05.24 / 03:44 calgary.ctvnews.ca
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    660news.com - Alberta
    05.24 / 02:55 www.660news.com
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    Cbc.ca - Alberta
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    Globalnews.ca - Alberta
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    Cbc.ca - Alberta
    05.24 / 02:29 www.cbc.ca
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