Yahoo! Calgary Forest Lawn MP Stampede Breakfast draws the crowd


Calgary Forest Lawn MP Jasraj Singh Hallan with Conservative Leader Candice Bergen
Calgary Forest Lawn MP Jasraj Singh Hallan with Conservative Leader Candice Bergen

'The Greatest Outdoor Show In The World' got some political star power in North East Calgary on Saturday as Calgary Forest Lawn Member of Parliament Jasraj Singh Hallan hosted his annual Stampede Breakfast at Marlborough Mall.


With a rough estimate of over 4000 attendees, the parking lot of the Marlborough Mall became a sea of blue, cowboy hats, and country music.


Conservative MP's from across Canada attended to help flip pancakes for those in attendance.


The guest of honour was Conservative leader Candice Bergen who joked about the long line up at the event, "I'm assuming you've already heard the joke, We all drove up and saw the lineup and thought it was a line up for a passport service (office)."


Bergen said that the message of the day was 'care', " We have some great pancakes from people who care about you, and love you."


The Conservative leader said that the party values all Canadians, even those who didn't vote for them in the last election, "We value you Albertans, and not just because many of you voted for (the Conservative Party). We also value those who don't vote for us.


"(And that is) because we believe that the more we talk to you, tell you about what we believe and what our values are, and what we want to do for the country, then we believe we can earn your vote," Bergen added.


She added that is representative of what has been seen recently with the number of memberships that have been sold in the upcoming September leadership election.


"Want to know how I know that is happening... because there are over 675,000 (Canadians)