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Grassroots conservatives say they'll form own party, governing new Conservatives dismiss their complaints as 'absolute nonsense'

Conservatives cancelled policy convention also over concerns two major gatherings could exceed $1,100 political donation in one fiscal year, says Don Plett.

A group of small-c conservatives, calling themselves the Grassroots Coalition of Concerned Citizens and made up mostly of former Reform and Alliance Party members, say they will likely start a new federal political party in the coming weeks because none of the existing federal or provincial parties represents their political views.

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Grassroots conservatives say they'll form own party, governing new Conservatives dismiss their complaints as 'absolute nonsense'

Conservatives cancelled policy convention also over concerns two major gatherings could exceed $1,100 political donation in one fiscal year, says Don Plett.

A group of small-c conservatives, calling themselves the Grassroots Coalition of Concerned Citizens and made up mostly of former Reform and Alliance Party members, say they will likely start a new federal political party in the coming weeks because none of the existing federal or provincial parties represents their political views.

  

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Thursday, August 28, 2014
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Remembering Devon Jacobs Aug. 19, 2014

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Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

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Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

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Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.

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Devon Jacobs, centre, with Conservative MPs (from left) Susan Truppe, Colin Carrie, Ted Opitz, Lynne Yelich and Eve Adams.

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