…the question of who might lead a new small “c” conservative party in Canada will not be discussed in any official form at this weekend’s United Alternative convention. But conference organizations expect the leadership issue will be the hot topic in the corridors of the Ottawa Congress Centre, where almost 1,400 delegates are gathering to debate the formation of a new political entity…
But critics like Stephen Harper, a former Reform MP, predicted this week that the United Alternative’s final outcome will be manipulated to ensure the Reform Leader [Preston Manning] emerges on top. Mr. Harper, who is also touted as leadership material, will not attend the convention.
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