Global Research News Hour - 06/12/13

10Jun

June 2013 marks the tenth anniversary of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada's final leadership Convention in which Peter Mackay secured the leadership with the help of rival David Orchard. Mackay broke Orchard's critical condition for support, namely that he would not merge the party with the Canadian Alliance, a right of centre US Republican-style party led by Stephen Harper. This episode looks back at that convention, the Orchard campaign, and some of the activities that played out during that leadership bid with implications for the current government in Ottawa.