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Alberta Tories talk about the future of the party

Alberta's Progressive Conservatives are at a crossroads. CBC Calgary’s Eyeopener assembled a panel of long-time Tories to talk about the party’s future.

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Jim Foster, Rick Orman, and Jocelyn Burgener discuss the future of the Alberta Progressive Conservative party. (CBC)

Alberta's Progressive Conservatives are at a crossroads — poll numbers are sliding, bank accounts are shrinking and another leadership race is just around the corner.

On Tuesday, CBC Calgary’s The Eyeopener assembled a panel of long-time Tories to talk about the party’s future.

  • Hear David Gray’s discussion with the panel by clicking on the "Listen" button.

The panel members are:

  • Jim Foster, a cabinet minster under former premier Peter Lougheed.
  • Rick Orman, a former MLA for Calgary-Montrose who ran for the party's leadership twice.
  • Jocelyn Burgener, who served as the MLA for the riding of Calgary-Currie during the Klein years.