Doug Ford elected Ontario PC Leader after chaotic convention

(By: Jonathan Bradley) Former Toronto city councillor Doug Ford has been elected the new leader of the Ontario Progressive Conservatives following a chaotic leadership convention Saturday. The results were announced after a seven-hour delay that saw Ontario PC members being sent home from the convention at the Hilton Toronto/Markham Suites. After party officials reviewed a challenge, Ford was confirmed to have won on the third … Continue reading Doug Ford elected Ontario PC Leader after chaotic convention

Provincial candidates discuss concerns about voter apathy and political indifference in Ryerson forum

(By: Anthony Manrique) Though the last federal election showed an increased percentage of voter turnout across the country, Ontario still lags behind other provinces when it comes to voting among young people. In a talk held Wednesday at Ryerson, the four candidates for this year’s provincial election discussed the current state of democracy and voter apathy in Ontario. Premier Kathleen Wynne (Liberal), Vic Fedeli (PC), … Continue reading Provincial candidates discuss concerns about voter apathy and political indifference in Ryerson forum

Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown resigns following sexual misconduct allegations

(By: Sherina Harris) Patrick Brown has stepped down as the leader of Ontario’s PC party following sexual misconduct allegations first reported by CTV News. In an unexpected press conference at Queen’s Park Wednesday evening, Brown denied the allegations, which he said were “categorically untrue.” Hours later, facing pressure from Conservative caucus members, he issued a statement announcing his resignation. “These allegations are false and have … Continue reading Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown resigns following sexual misconduct allegations