Unite the right? Who cares!
CAP ADOPTS PROPOSAL TO MERGE WITH NDP TO FORM BIG, NEW, PROGRESSIVE, PRO-CANADA PARTY
Delegates to the Canadian Action Party Biennial Convention held in Toronto on the weekend unanimously endorsed a resolution to merge with the NDP to form the nucleus of a big, new, progressive pro-Canada party. The new party would be designed to attract progressives and patriots from the Progressive Conservative, Liberal, Alliance, Green, Bloc and other parties.
“There is too much talk about ‘uniting the right’ and not enough about ‘uniting the rest,’” said Paul Hellyer, CAP’s Leader. "After reading an account of Paul Martin’s speech to the Metropolitan Montreal Board of Trade it is clear that his party should be renamed the conservative Liberals.
“Three conservative parties in Canada are too many,” Hellyer added, "especially when about 70 percent of the total electorate are ‘left of right’ in their basic philosophy…
[comment: Paul Hellyer was the 2nd-youngest cabinet minister ever; he was a member of the St Laurent government in the 50s]
& the CAP resolutions:
RESOLUTION #1 - ONE BIG PARTY
RESOLUTION #2 - UNIVERSAL ACCESS TO POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION
RESOLUTION #3 - The U.S. NATIONAL MISSILE DEFENSE
RESOLUTION #4 - PROPORTIONAL REPRESENTATION
RESOLUTION #5 - MEDIA CONCENTRATION
RESOLUTION #6 - GOVERNMENT-CREATED MONEY
RESOLUTION #7 - EQUAL TREATMENT FOR SINGLE PARENTS
& here are the details: