Progressive Canadian Nanaimo-Ladysmith candidate Brian Marlatt on Alberta Election Print
Thursday, 11 April 2019 11:00
Progressive Canadian Party / Parti Progressiste Canadien

Progressive Canadian Nanaimo-Ladysmith candidate Brian Marlatt on Alberta Election 

For Immediate Release:
Nanaimo-Ladysmith, April 11, 2019 –  Progressive Canadian candidate in the Nanaimo-Ladysmith by-election, May 6, 2019, Brian Marlatt today asked if Albertans are aware voting for United Conservative Party candidates is not voting for the Progressive Conservative Party of Alberta and questioned whether either United Conservative Party leader Jason Kenney or the new United Conservative Party is Tory.

“I met Jason Kenney when he parachuted into the South Surrey-White Rock campaign in 2015, a ‘new’Conservative from the old Reform Party’s Canadian Alliance on the shore of Semiahmoo Bay looking across to the U.S,,” Marlatt said.  “Progressive Conservative principles seemed strange to him as a Harper ‘Conservative.’  Tories believe - have always believed - in the importance of government and of the federal government in nation-building, creating opportunity, and the conservative core principle in political economy of balancing progressive social policy with fiscal responsibility.  Like Andrew Scheer, who I have also met, he wasn’t interested.”

“On a range of issues, from the place of the provinces in Canada and the role of Parliament and the Government of Canada on national issues and national programs like energy policy, interprovincial and international trade and movement of goods, the environment and climate change, health care including national pharmacare and dispute settlement, I see little that would describe the UCP or the ‘new’ Conservatives as Progressive Conservative,” the Progressive Canadian candidate in Nanaimo-Ladysmith said, adding “Kenney prefers conflict to national unity.  If Kenney becomes premier it’s time to put Alberta in its place and its place is in Canada.”

“Jason Kenney was the last leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Alberta and his purpose was to remove Progressive Conservatives from the ballot,” PC Party candidate Brian Marlatt said, “Just like 2003.”
The Progressive Canadian Party was founded by Progressive Conservatives who foresaw that the ‘new’ Conservative party formed after the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada was removed from the ballot in the  2003 hostile takeover of the Tories by the Reform Party’s ‘Canadian Alliance,’ led by Stephen Harper, would not be a “merger” or Progressive Conservative.  Key PC Party members have included former Tory Treasury Board president and Industry  minister, the Hon. Sinclair Stevens, and Science minster, the Hon. Heward Grafftey, and PC MP Joe Hueglin.

Brian Marlatt was a member of the Progressive Conservative Policy Advisory Committee reporting to the PC’s BC Executive Council from 1998-2003.

Brian Marlatt is the PC Party candidate in the May 6, 2019 Nanaimo-Ladysmith by-election.

For more information and to arrange an interview contact:
Brian Marlatt Progressive Canadian Party candidate, Nanaimo-Ladysmith
778-878-9024 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Twitter: @PCParty1867 See Full Bio: Brian Marlatt
Joe Hueglin, Leader Progressive Canadian Party, 905-356-3901 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
See also: Candidate putting progressive conservative principles on the ballot in Nanaimo-Ladysmith, Nanaimo News Bulletin.