Political conventions -- Canada  

News in Review - December 2006 The Liberals Choose a New Leader

In late November 2006, the Liberal Party of Canada held a convention in Montreal to choose a new leader. Eight candidates campaigned for many months. But it all came down to a dramatic vote at the convention. In this News in Review story we’ll examine the Liberal leadership race. We’ll take a close-up look at the candidates and their platforms. ...
  • 2006
  • 00:17:41
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2006

News in Review - April 2004 The Conservative Party Chooses a Leader

The Liberal sponsorship scandal gave the newly formed Conservative Party of Canada a big boost in the polls, just as party members were preparing to choose a leader. Three candidates campaigned for the job: Stephen Harper, the former leader of the Canadian Alliance Party; Tony Clement, a former Ontario cabinet minister; and Belinda Stronach, a business executive and political newcomer. ...
  • 2004
  • 00:11:32
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2004

News in Review - May 1993 Political Conventions: Picking a Leader

As the Progressive Conservative Party gets ready to choose a new leader, we explore the emotion, the drama and the power of political conventions in Canada.
  • 1993
  • 00:14:14
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/1993