'Learn from defeat': Conservative rookies look to convention as a chance to modernize - and move on - 2016-05-26

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F182.png 'Learn from defeat': Conservative rookies look to convention as a chance to modernize - and move on May 26, 2016, Janyce McGregor, CBC News

For the first time in a decade, Conservatives are holding a policy convention without holding the power of government.

But don't assume that will cast a pall over the proceedings for the nearly 3,000 delegates, officials and observers heading to Vancouver's Convention Centre today.

"It's going to be fantastic," rookie MP Ziad Aboultaif told CBC News. "It's a great time to re-energize and put forward wonderful ideas."

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{{cite news | first = Janyce | last = McGregor | title = 'Learn from defeat': Conservative rookies look to convention as a chance to modernize - and move on | url = https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/conservative-party-vancouver-convention-thursday-advance-1.3599124 | work = CBC News | date = May 26, 2016 | accessdate = October 7, 2019 }}