Alberta’s Progressive Conservative board of directors will meet with leader Jason Kenney today to map out a plan to work out a merger with the Wildrose party.
Party president Katherine O’Neill says there is a lot of work to do and very little time to do it.
Kenney won the party leadership Saturday, capturing 75 per cent of delegate votes, on a plan to dissolve the PCs.
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Under Alberta rules, parties can’t merge but must close up shop and surrender assets.
Kenney says a merger is critical to avoid fatal vote splitting among small-c conservatives in the 2019 election.
Kenney says he wants a merger vote with no pre-conditions, but Wildrose Leader Brian Jean says any talk of union will be done under Wildrose rules and governing framework.