Going into the weekend convention in Montreal Harper tried to show a unified party for a national TV audience. It was not to be. Former Alliance members forced public debate on issues that Harper wanted to gloss over: Issues like same-sex marriage.

While Harper may have been concerned that giving the floor and open mics to some of the extreme elements of the party he was well justified.

The most incendiary remarks came from a former interim leader of the party, and an Alliance stalwart. Dr. Grant Hill, during a debate on same-sex marriage, insisted that gays need treatment and that their sexuality can be "corrected".

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