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Alberta Tories to elect leader in March 2017

The next leader of the Alberta Progressive Conservative party wll be elected March 18, 2017 in Calgary, according to a tweet by party president Katherine O'Neill.

Leadership race will officially launch Oct. 1 in Lethbridge with debates planned across Alberta.

PCAA members approved a motion to move to a delegate system for choosing their next leader in May. (Michelle Bellefontaine/CBC News)

The next leader of the Alberta Progressive Conservative party wll be elected March 18, 2017 in Calgary, according to a tweet by party president Katherine O'Neill.

The leadership race will officially launch Oct. 1 in Lethbridge with debates planned across Alberta.

The next leader of Alberta's Progressive Conservative party will be chosen through a delegated convention. 

Interest in the race heated up over the last number of days after news former federal cabinet minister Jason Kenney is considering a run in a bid to "unite the right" in Alberta. 

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