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  Ottawa Citizen
For the Progressive Conservatives, the incumbent Norm Sterling; for the Liberals, Megan Cornell; for the Greens, John Ogilvie; and for the NDP, Michael Hadskis.
For the Progressive Conservatives, incumbent Bob Runciman; for the Liberals, Lori Bryden; for the NDP, Pauline Kuhlmann; and for the Greens, Jeanie Warnock.
For the Progressive Conservatives, Randy Hillier; for the Liberals, Ian Wilson; for the NDP, Ross Sutherland; and for the Green party, Rolly Montpellier.
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 Conservative Party of Canada - SourceWatch
The original 19th-century Conservative Party in Canada became the 20th-century Progressive Conservative Party of Canada though a merger with the Progressives.
Meanwhile, in British Columbia, the BC Liberal Party was formed as an alliance of federal Progressive Conservatives, Alliance/Reform, and Liberals to counter the ruling BC NDP, rising Green Party of BC and other smaller parties.
Federally, from 1993 to 2003 the center-right was "split" between Clark's Progressive Conservative Party of Canada and Manning's Reform Party of Canada, the latter party later became the Canadian Alliance under Stephen Harper, the currect leader of the CPC.
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 CBC - Canada Votes 2006 - Leaders and Parties
The Conservative Party of Canada was formed by the merger of the historic Progressive Conservative Party of Canada and the Canadian Alliance party (formerly the Reform party).
The Conservative party was only a few months old when the last election was called, and its leader had only been in place for two months.
The party's policies are based on the belief that the primary responsibility for a person rests with the individual and his or her family.
www.cbc.ca /canadavotes/leadersparties/parties/conservative.html   (489 words)

  
 The Canadian National Newspaper: Canada’s socially progressive news and current affairs blog » Conservative ...
In the Shia areas, the militias associated with the parties of al-Maliki’s coalition government, SCIRI, the Mahdi army of al-Sadr, and the Dawa Party, are deeply entrenched.
The PC party had been Canada’s oldest party, which was responsible for inspiring the Confederation of Canada in 1867, under the vital leadership of Sir John A. Macdonald.
The PC party are Tories who are former supporters of the Progressive Conservative (PC) Party, before it was essentially taken over by the far-right Alberta-based Alliance Party and Reform Party Establishments operating under the misleading name “Conservative Party of Canada”.
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 Conservative Party of Canada | Stephen Harper
No matter where you live in Canada, families should have the peace of mind that our kids are safe to play outside, that drugs, gangs and illegal guns are kept away from our neighbourhoods and schools, and that dangerous offenders are always held
This website is the property of the Conservative Party of Canada and may not be reproduced in whole or in part without express written permission.
Copyright © 2007 Authorized by the Registered Agent of the Conservative Party of Canada.
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  Party History
Conservative achievements include Confederation, women’s suffrage, the Canadian Bill of Rights, the Free Trade Agreement and, since the election of a new Conservative Government in 2006, historic political reforms including fixed election dates, enhanced family support through the Universal Child Care Benefit and the re-building of the Canadian military.
Overcoming tremendous odds, the fledgling party and its new leader reduced the Liberal Party to minority status in the House of Commons, ending 11 years of Liberal majority rule.
Today, the Conservative Party of Canada is a vibrant national organization with strong grassroots’ support  from coast-to-coast-to-coast.  The party is formally allied with provincial Progressive Conservative parties and is a member of the International Democrat Union, an international grouping of centre-right parties. 
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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Progressive Conservative Party of Canada
The Conservative Party of Canada (French: Parti conservateur du Canada), colloquially known as the Tories, is a right-leaning conservative political party in Canada, formed by the merger of the Canadian Alliance and the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada in December 2003.
The 1967 Progressive Conservative leadership convention was held to choose a leader for the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada.
The 1983 Progressive Conservative leadership convention was held on June 11, 1983 in Ottawa, Ontario to elect a leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada.
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 Progressive Conservative party — FactMonster.com
Progressive Conservative party, former Canadian political party, formed in 1942 by the merger of the Progressive and Conservative parties.
, the party's and Canada's first female leader, briefly governed and led the party (1993) before she and all but two of the party's parliamentary candidates were rejected at the polls.
Conservative party, Canadian political party - Conservative party Conservative party, in Canada.
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  Conservative Party of Canada - TvWiki, the free encyclopedia
The Conservative Party of Canada (French: Parti conservateur du Canada) is a right-wing political party in Canada, formed by the merger of the Canadian Alliance and the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada in December 2003.
The party is still referred to as "Tory" by the media and retains the tie to the historical Conservative Party of Canada founded in 1854 by Sir John A. Macdonald and Sir George-Étienne Cartier by virtue of the fact that the merged entity assumed all assets and liabilities of the Progressive Conservative Party.
Former Progressive Conservative MP Rick Borotsik became openly critical of the new party's leadership during its initial months of existence and officially retired from politics at the end of the parliamentary session of spring 2004.
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  Conservative Party of Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Conservative Party of Canada (French: Parti conservateur du Canada), colloquially known as the "Tories", is a right-of-centre political party in Canada, formed by the merger of the Canadian Alliance and the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada in December 2003.
Former Progressive Conservative MP Rick Borotsik became openly critical of the new party's leadership during its initial months of existence and officially retired from politics at the end of the parliamentary session of spring 2004.
The Conservatives' announcements played to Harper's strengths as a policy wonk[6], as opposed to in the 2004 election and summer 2005 where he tried to overcome the perception that he was cool and aloof.
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 Progressive Party of Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The party arose out of the success of the United Farmers of Ontario in the Ontario elections of 1919, and was an attempt to enlist in the support of the political ideals of the farmers the other "progressive" elements in the country.
Robert Forke, led the party in the Dominion; and E. Drury, prime minister of Ontario from 1919 to 1923, was an exponent of the ideas of the party in Ontario.
The Progressive Party was founded in 1920 by Thomas Crerar, a former Minister of Agriculture in the Unionist government of Robert Borden.
www2.marianopolis.edu /quebechistory/encyclopedia/ProgressivePartyofCanada.htm   (1561 words)

  
 Progressive Conservative Party of Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Canada's first prime minister, Sir John A. Macdonald, was a Conservative and the federal Tories governed Canada for over forty of the country's first seventy years of existence.
The party suffered a decade-long decline following the 1993 federal election, and was formally dissolved on December 7, 2003, when it merged with the Canadian Alliance to form the new Conservative Party.
Diefenbaker remained Progressive Conservative leader until 1967, when increasing unease at his reactionary policies, authoritarian leadership, and perceived unelectability led to the 1967 leadership convention where Nova Scotia Premier Robert Stanfield was elected out of a field of eleven candidates that included Diefenbaker and Manitoba Premier Duff Roblin.
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 Elections: Part V, The Progressive Conservative Party
The Conservative Party was created sometime before confederation and it was its leader, John A. MacDonald who paved the road to Confederation (after stealing the idea from the Maritimes) and won the first election in 1867.
Canada can have a great future but the Liberals are putting it in jeopardy and the PC party is offering a change you can trust.
Canada's income taxes are going up and the Tories believe it must be stopped and would increase amount of income, which would be tax-free for all Canadians.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/life_in_canada/53228/1   (482 words)

  
 ZNet |Canada | Canada, Nationalism, and Empire
Canada is the most foreign owned of any of the industrialized countries and under the FTA and NAFTA we agreed to never screen or restrict U.S. investment.
It was a Progressive Conservative Prime Minister, John Diefenbaker, another admirer of Disraeli, who took the Saskatchewan CCF model of universal medicare and made it a national programme.
Canada was outnumbered in population 16 to 1 then and in military terms even more than that – although many American soldiers and residents refused to participate in their government’s attack on our country.
www.zmag.org /content/showarticle.cfm?SectionID=102&ItemID=6866   (5650 words)

  
 Progressive Conservative Party of Canada - Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It was formed as the Liberal-Conservative Party in 1854 from a union of conservative and moderate-liberal political factions; except for a period during and after World War I, the party kept this name until 1942, when it adopted the name Progressive Conservative Party of Canada.
The party held power from 1958 to 1963 under John G. Diefenbaker, from 1979 to 1980 under Joe Clark, and from 1984 to 1989 under Brian Mulroney.
The party favoured reducing government intervention in both the economy and social affairs; strongly federalist, it also was less accommodating than other parties to Quebec separatism.
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 No du Rapport 01   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Progressive Conservative Party of Canada proposes that EI premiums be reduced to $2.00 per $100 of insurable earnings, from the current level of $2.40.
Canada's capital gains rate is twice that of our southern neighbors and is one of the contributing factors to the "brain drain" to the U.S. In the Canadian high-tech sector companies are increasingly rewarding employees with stock options.
The PC Party supports a reduction in capital gains taxes for landowners who donate ecologically sensitive lands and the creation of a stewardship fund, jointly funded by private and public interests, that will help pay for measures designed to assist the recovery of species at risk.
www.parl.gc.ca /InfocomDoc/36/2/FINA/Studies/Reports/finarp01/24-pc-e.htm   (1439 words)

  
 Cosmopolitan Party of Canada - Parti Cosmopolite du Canada: Calling Progressive Conservatives
Canada, to "Tory Loyalists", represented the possibilities for the fruition of a spiritually progressive society, inspired by Christianity; and by British values of communality, and tradition.
The 'Progressive Conservatism', which John Diefenbaker was to embrace, re-captured a pro- Canadian theme of social, cultural, economic, and political sovereignty.
The Cosmopolitan Party of Canada welcomes participants from the former Progressive Conservative Party who seek to safeguard the sovereignty and independence of Canada as a model progressive society, in defence of Sir John A. Macdonald's political legacy and contributions to the affirmation of a fully independent and sovereign Canada in North America.
www.agoracosmopolite.com /tories.htm   (703 words)

  
 Institute8   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Canada’s defence policy must reflect the global environment by balancing fiscal constraints with issues of collective security, participation in peacekeeping/peacemaking missions and an appropriately structured military that is sustainable and sufficiently flexible to react to future needs.
The Progressive Conservative Party believes funding for adequate strength levels, Quality of Life initiatives and the procurement of new equipment for the CF are key to reasonable defence policy.
A Progressive Conservative government will enhance the role of, and support for, the reserve forces, which should be integrated with the professional military with reasonable non-paid leaves of absence recognized by employers for military training purposes.
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 Progressive Conservative Party of Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The root of the modern day Progressive Conservative Party of Canada is found in the 1854 Liberal Conservative Coalition Government of the Province of Canada which was headed by Sir John A. Macdonald.
Between 1873 and 1878, the Liberal Conservative Party dropped the Liberal label in favour of the title Conservative Party which was in keeping with the flavour of Macdonald's National Policy and pro-British election platform.
The party is tied, albeit loosely, to the British Conservative Party, and in turn, to the ideals of toryism (collectivism and privledge as the salient features of social and political life), but the Canadian Conservatives have also supported business liberalism.
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 David Orchard declaring his candidacy for the leadership of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada
Here in Canada it was John A. Macdonald and George Etienne Cartier who created the Conservative party, and then, in the face of a powerful annexation movement from south of the border, they created a nation.
When Diefenbaker won the reins of the Conservative Party, some powerful individuals in Canada accused him of “not being a real conservative.” They called him a “prairie Bolshevik.” They said he was “too left-wing” to lead the Progressive Conservative Party.
The founders of the Conservative Party had a vision of Canada as a great and independent country that would stand on its own feet, trade profitably around the globe, and take a proud position on the world stage.
www.davidorchard.com /online/orchard_info/press_speech-english.html   (2485 words)

  
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The Progressive Conservative Party of Canada wishes to present a dissenting report on the study of Human Resources Development Canada grants and contributions programs by the Standing Committee of Human Resources Development and the Status of Persons With Disabilities.
The PC Party of Canada states that Canadians need to be reassured of their government’s willingness to find solutions to the management problems found at HRDC with the internal audit conducted in 1999.
The PC Party of Canada is not reassured by the government six-point plan in order to fix the problem at HRDC Department.
www.parl.gc.ca /infocomdoc/36/2/huma/studies/reports/huma01/19-pce-e.html   (747 words)

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