Former Manitoba PCs Back Liberals

Posted on Tuesday, June 15 at 14:20 by KevinGagnon

The group includes former national party vice-president Violet Motherall and Olive MacPhail, former co-chair of Joe Clark's 1983 leadership campaign.

"We are concerned that people who have supported the tolerant, moderate Progressive Conservative party may be misled by the name of the new Conservative party," the group said in a release issued on Monday.

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Another group of former Progressive Conservatives -- including a former Tory MP -- have decided to back the federal Liberals.

"We are concerned that people who have supported the tolerant, moderate Progressive Conservative party may be misled by the name of the new Conservative party," the group said in a news release Monday.

"The new party is not the Progressive Conservative party for whom many have worked and voted in the past."

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