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The role of national political parties. The Progressive Conservative Party of Canada, and the crossroads at which it stands. Decisions to be made - some stark choices. The last few years of the party's history. The speaker's belief that it is time to become a conservative party based on conservative values, principles, policies and ideology, and conveying that to Canadians. Reaching out to conservatives and asking them to join in building a new conservative home for Canadians. The speaker's belief that he is the only candidate who can rebuild the Party, with reasons. Comments on the speaker's opponents. Details from the speaker on his suitability, with some personal history. Why Canada needs a national conservative alternative to the Liberals. Why the speaker is running for leadership. Comments on Paul Martin and the economy. Some fundamental differences between the speaker and Mr. Clark. The unique opportunity in front of the Conservative Party.