Ontario Pc Leadership Race 2015


The Next Ontario PC Leader?

TORONTO - Progressive Conservatives across Ontario have a second and final chance today to vote for their new party leader, with the winner to be announced on Saturday.It's a two-person battle between...

There's No Room for Homophobia at Queen's Park

A cabinet minister who said something racist or homophobic would almost certainly be fired. The same should hold true for a shadow cabinet member. If the Conservatives at Queen's Park are serious about being a queer-friendly party, symbolism and slacktivism will not cut it. They should discipline MPP Monte McNaughton for his repeated homophobia, and for breaking caucus policy, which is ostensibly in favour of the new sex-ed curriculum. It is important to note that McNaughton is no backbencher; he has the critic portfolio of international trade. He should be striped of his critic portfolio.

Ontario PC Race Takes Nasty Turn

TORONTO - Ontario's Progressive Conservative leadership campaign has taken a nasty turn with less than two months before members cast their votes.MPP Christine Elliott accused rival Patrick Brown — Co...
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Ontario's Sex Ed Changes Made the PCs Look Foolish

The provincial government announced it's introducing its proposed sex education changes. As expected opponents pounced, including Progressive Conservative leadership candidate Monte McNaughton. He gave Wynne the moment she needed to not only change the channel on her Sudbury scandal, but also to get the upper hand on the curriculum changes. There just aren't enough Ontarians looking to fight over sex education or who want to stand with folks who are actually homophobic or genuinely believe evolution should not be taught if people don't want it taught. They need to clear those last two issues up, very quickly and clearly.

Elliott Scores Huge Endorsement

TORONTO - The race for leader of Ontario's Progressive Conservatives tightened Wednesday as Vic Fedeli dropped out to support Christine Elliott, while Lisa MacLeod said she too was reconsidering her c...

She's Raking In The Cash

TORONTO - Christine Elliott has raised the most money by far in the race to become leader of the Progressive Conservatives, filing $515,000 in donations with Elections Ontario by the time nominations...

She's In

TORONTO - Another candidate is entering Ontario's Progressive Conservative leadership race.Ottawa-area MPP Lisa MacLeod has announced that she will officially launch her campaign to succeed Tim Hudak...