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 CBC News Indepth: Conservative Party
A leadership convention was held in July 2000.
Members of the Canadian Alliance and the Progressive Conservatives overwhelmingly approved the merger in early December 2003 –; and the Conservative Party of Canada was born.
By the time the convention was over, the rift had been healed and the party adopted policies that moved it more towards the centre of the political spectrum.
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 Conservative - Conservative Ontario Party Progressive
Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario leadership conventions, 1985 · Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario leadership elections...
The Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario, more commonly known as the Ontario PC Party, is a right-of-centre political party in Ontario, Canada.
The Progressives won 24 of the 81 House of Commons seats in Ontario.
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 Progressive Conservative Party of Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Even though the Quebec Conservative Party dominated politics in that province for the first thirty years of Confederation at both the federal and provincial levels, in the 20th century the party was never able to be a force in provincial politics, and ultimately dissolved into the Union Nationale in 1935.
In contrast to their American conservative counterparts, however, they did not undertake as dramatic an ideological turnaround in the first half of the 20th century in rejecting mercantilism and nascent notions of the welfare state.
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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 Groupthink :: The People's Glossary™   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Indeed, if progress means rendering objects of humanitarian help incapable of doing things on their own, taking risks, making choices, developing independence and self-esteem, then being dead pretty much describes the ultimate goal of social progress and the result of advancement.
It is mandatory, therefore, for all progressive organizations to display a fervent support for the Palestinian struggle, its goals, and methods, and to denounce Zionism as the greatest evil, likening the Jews to the Nazis.
Because progressive morals are relative by definition, a certain measure of absolute propaganda is necessary to encourage collectivism and discourage counter revolution.
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Following a February 1985 leadership convention, the new party leader and premier, Frank Miller, called an election in which the Conservatives were reduced to a minority.
Conservative television ads which attacked Liberal leader Dalton McGuinty as 'still not up to the job' were received poorly by the voting public, and allowed the Liberal campaign to portray the Tories as needlessly confrontational.
The leadership election was held on September 18 2004 electing John Tory as the party's new leader, a longtime associate of the PC Party.
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 Conservative - Ontario Progressive Conservative
Progressive Conservative Leader John Tory noted Harper has delivered “a broad and repeated commitment to address the fiscal imbalance” and help Ontario.
Progressive Conservative or Reactionary?: An interview with Joe Hueglin of the...
The first financial returns for the leadership contest of the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario were filed on September 23, 2002 for the following...
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 The Ocean State Blogger: 11/01/2004 - 11/30/2004
Students making the transition from liberal to conservative are often wounded by their first exposure to the contempt that greets their support for the war in Iraq or opposition to abortion or whatever else separates them from the liberal campus.
Before that work can begin, conservatives first have to convince liberals, as well as those who live in an environment dominated by liberal thought, that they aren't out to starve their kids and grandparents, fatten the wallets of the rich, or embark on a religious crusade.
The moderate Republicans who spoke at the convention are at home in their conservative, pro-life party and represent countless others who share their views on such issues as foreign policy, tax rates or tort reform.
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 Social Security Online
In those conservative States where there is genuine doubt how the women stand on this matter I suggest that it be referred to a vote of the women, so that they may themselves make the decision.
The progressive thought of the country has recognized this fact for several years, and the time has come when all genuine Progressives should insist upon a thorough and radical change in the method of tariff-making.
The main purpose of the Progressive movement is to place the American people in possession of their birthright, to secure for all the American people unobstructed access to the fountains of measureless prosperity which their Creator offers them.
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 Nova Scotia Progressive Conservative leadership conventions... - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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 PBD - Progressive Blog Digest
Real American leadership, such as quickly restraining the Israeli offensive and taking the lead in ceasefire negotiations, could have created a Suez moment and dramatically increased American influence and prestige (especially if the Saudis had delivered Iran in a ceasefire agreement, as I've heard that Saudi officials believed that they could).
Conservative national security allies of President Bush are in revolt against Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, saying that she is incompetent and has reversed the administration’s national security and foreign policy agenda.
The conservatives, who include Newt Gingrich, Richard Perle and leading current and former members of the Pentagon and National Security Council, have urged the president to transfer Miss Rice out of the State Department and to an advisory role.
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 Progressive Conservation Party Papers
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.
This fonds was in the custody of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada until it was donated to Trent University.
www.trentu.ca /library/archives/72-005.htm   (521 words)

 FrontPage magazine.com :: The Shadow Party: Part I by David Horowitz and Richard Poe
Most speakers and delegates at the Shadow Convention hewed to a hard-left line, their views resonating with the “Free Mumia” chants that erupted periodically from the crowd and with Jesse Jackson’s incendiary charges that Republicans were racists.
Huffington herself was a sometime conservative whose cult-like worship of Newt Gingrich had formerly evoked titters of amusement from media gossips.
One of Soros’ committees was an anti-gun group called The Campaign for a Progressive Future, which sought to neutralize the influence of the National Rifle Association (NRA) by targeting political candidates whom the NRA endorsed.
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 Progressive Conservative Association of Ontario
The Progressive Conservative Association of Ontario was developed to provide a support network for Progressive Conservative MP's and candidates in Ontario ridings.
This fonds was created by and in the custody of the Progressive Conservative Association of Ontario until it was donated to the Trent University Archives.
The fonds was donated by L.M. Frost and Charles Addington of the Progressive Conservative Association of Ontario.
www.trentu.ca /library/archives/72-002.htm   (183 words)

 True Patriot - Canadian Conservative Club : Canada's Conservative Choice Online http://www.geocities.com/CanConCluTruPat
Not surprisingly, with this kind of discouragement from the party leadership, not many resolutions originating with the grassroots have ever got to be official party policy and so is the plight of the Liberal Party member who is forced to toe party line no matter how much it hurts their honest conscience.
Under Manning's leadership, in just ten short years, the Reform Party grew from a western-based protest party to become the pan-Canadian Official Opposition in Parliament, an unprecedented political move yet to be replicated electorally.
Progressive Conservative 2002 in Edmonton, Canadian Alliance 2002 in Edmonton, Edmonton Calgary ABCAHQ, Canadian Alliance Leadership Race 2002, CA March Madness to April Fools 2002, Canadian Alliance National Council Election 2002, Calgary CBC, Calgary CTV, Edmonton CWG, Progressive Conservative 2000 in Quebec City
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 Go Brison!
Brison to be in the small group of serious candidates for the leadership of the party, although not at the front of the group.
A delegated convention tends to reward candidates with deep roots in the party, a factor that seems to have contributed to Ms.
And his leadership bid seems to have attracted a significant amount of support among young Liberals, a powerful group at any leadership convention.
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 Les Pages Aux Folles: Further Conventional Coverage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Progressive Conservative Party leadership conventions have traditionally been the closest thing in Canadian politics to throwing people to the lions.
As you flip from channel to channel this weekend, your eyes so bleary you can't focus on the identifiers in their assigned corner of the screen, you may lose track of which network you are actually watching.
Two of the candidates have admitted trying marijuana in their youth, which could become an issue on the convention floor.
www.lespagesauxfolles.ca /Book4/04LPAF06.htm   (802 words)

 Curriculum Leadership Journal | Human rights, cultural rights, Indigenous education and giving progressive agendas a go
Why is it that despite all the progress in our legal status, all the recourse afforded to us in national and international human rights agreements and conventions, all the recognition of the sorry story of our historical treatment, that death, and in particular early death, is still the central motif of Indigenous family life?
I say, give progressive agendas a 'fair go': better to take a risk and lose our children to prosperity than to confine them to disadvantage and early death.
This is an abridged version of a Keynote paper delivered at the Human Rights: A Fair Go for All Conference, 6-8 December 2000, hosted by the John Curtin International Institute at Curtin University of Technology in conjunction with the National Committee on Human Rights Education.
cmslive.curriculum.edu.au /leader/default.asp?id=4665   (1517 words)

 Burnt Orange Report: :: The Conservative Kinkster
Following his campaign in the news, the more I learn about Kinky Friedman, the more conservative I realize he is. So rather than chastise him for being a potential spoiler, here are some on-the-merits reasons why you shouldn't skip the primary to sign Friedman's petition.
Convention participation is a joke, as anyone with common sense (i.e., not a partisan) knows.
Conventions are just political social outings with about as much content as a football game.
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 The American Princess
So as to not be misrepresenting Buckley, he did praise the President for being decisive, but this is a clear, strong rebuke of the President, and by extension, Congress, for not being conservative in their actions.
We all intertwine 'Republican' and 'conservative,' but in all honesty, conservatism is a dead movement, because wanton Republican power bulldozed it.
She's a 24-year-old overeducated, overopinionated, politically conservative relapsed Catholic, technogeek, crunchy con and member of the legal profession.
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 Altercation: Objectivity and Ideology - Altercation - MSNBC.com
House moderates who support a raise in the minimum wage are prevailing upon more conservative House leaders — who have been opposed to one — to allow a vote on the issue.
Quote of the Day V:  “Why would a progressive European government want to have anything to do with the one-sided diplomacy of a fading president, driven by extreme theology?”  Good question, here.
Hofstadter overstated the argument, there's no question—although he did acknowledge that there were real economic causes for these revolts, he acknowledged it as fleetingly as he possibly could.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/3449870   (7399 words)

 Political Science
Three prominent views on the relationship between the church and the state are analyzed, and the authors challenge Christians to express their faith while allowing others the freedom to do the same.
Both of the 1996 party conventions were attempting to reach out to the moderate segments of the electorate.
A biblical overview of principles of leadership, a biblical response to authority by all Christians, moral requirements to exercise leadership, and John Piper's view that President Clinton is unfit to hold the highest elected office and should resign.
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 The Washington Monthly
I had a son on that battlefield and they were shooting at my son and I'm not about to give this man who was captured in a war a full jury trial.
Last thirty five years have shown, and the Bush Presidency as reconfirmed, that your predictions about the course of action that a conservative would take on any issue would be more that 90% accurate if you base it on the assumption that he will follow the worst possible path.
Many conservative groups speaking out on the nomination process called questions unseemly and unethical where involving cases potentially before the court.
www.washingtonmonthly.com /archives/individual/2006_03/008503.php   (8806 words)

 High Country Conservative   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The convention binds nations when dealing with other signatories, not with those who have not agreed to reciprocity.
Cannon is a staunch conservative who has earned a lifetime rating of 97% from the American Conservative Union, but because he dared dissent from Tancredo orthodoxy on immigration, he found himself in the crosshairs of anti-immigrant groups.
Several female candidates have seen their billboards vandalized and have received threatening phone calls from phony police officers demanding that they withdraw from this Thursday's election, the first general election since women were granted suffrage in 2005.
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 Nodice · Canada Federal Election 2006 · Leadership Conventions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Nodice · Canada Federal Election 2006 · Leadership Conventions
¹ Svend Robinson dropped out of the leadership race leaving after the first ballot.
It does not endorse and is not responsible for the content of external sites.
www.nodice.ca /elections/canada/leadershipconventions.php   (88 words)

 OpEdNews.Com Progressive, Tough Liberal News and Opinion Home Page
Tom Hayden: Tom Hayden: Things Come 'Round in Mideast What I fear is that the progress of the American peace movement against the Iraq war will be diverted and undermined, at least for now, by the entry of Israel from the sidelines into the center of the equation.
Burton H. Wolfe: Problem on the Left: Kneejerk 'Liberals' and Fanatic 'Progressives' In this article, individuals on the so-called left are taken to task for being too dogmatic and refusing to compromise to obtain goals common to "liberals" and "progressives."
The voice of true conservatives Justin Raimondo from the antiwar.com does his best in the analysis on the reasons for the Lebanese war.
www.opednews.com   (10923 words)

 Conservative Political Analysis, I
The Progressive Conservative, An Online Journal of Political Commentary & Analysis: Conservative & Free Market Analysis of Government, Politics & Public Policy, Covering Political, Legal, Constitutional, Economic, Cultural, Military, International, & Geopolitical Issues.
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Law, law enforcement, leadership, legislate, legislation, legislative, legislative authority, legislative branch of government, legislative function, legislative power, legislator, legislators, legislature, Liberal, liberal construction of the U.S. Constitution, liberal interpretation of the U.S. Constitution, Liberalism, Liberals, liberties, liberty, limitations on governmental power, limitations on political authority, limited government, limited governmental power, limited monarchy, limited political authority.
www.proconservative.net   (1243 words)

 The Gadflyer: Fly Trap   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
They paid for his infamous Scotland golf trip with Tom DeLay.
And despite the fact that they're all lily-white right-wingers, they're also behind much of the infrastructure of the "fl conservative movement," as I pointed out to their chagrin over a year ago.
They're ideologues who have their answers in advance, and work backwards from there -- the antithesis of public policy analysis.
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