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Former Wildrose president launches leadership campaign for United Conservative Party

Jeff Callaway, the former president of Alberta’s Wildrose party, is running to be leader of the new United Conservative Party.

Members of the Wildrose and Progressive Conservatives voted last month to merge the two parties. 312 more words

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Wildrose founder hopes to establish Alberta Advantage Party as alternative to UCP

Former Wildrose members who felt betrayed by their party’s decision to merge with the Progressive Conservatives have already held a meeting to begin the process of creating a new conservative party in Alberta. 713 more words

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United Conservative Party caucus picks Nathan Cooper as interim leader

Former Progressive Conservative and Wildrose MLAs started putting aside old rivalries Monday, holding their first joint caucus meeting and selecting Nathan Cooper as interim leader of the new United Conservative Party. 518 more words

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Alberta PC MLA Richard Starke quits conservative coalition; isn't on board with merger

An Alberta MLA, who ran to be leader of the Progressive Conservative party earlier this year, will not join the new United Conservative Party.

In a statement on… 464 more words

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Peter Watts: United Conservative Party — so what’s next?

Jason Kenney and Brian Jean are leaders of political parties that no longer exist after Saturday’s vote to bring together the Conservative and Wildrose parties into a new political organization. 262 more words

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A new day in Alberta politics as United Conservative Party emerges

The solid numbers shocked even veteran pollsters. Ninety-five per cent of both Wildrose voters and Progressive Conservative voters decided to unite their parties on Saturday. 633 more words

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