Ontario Politics

Yup, Doug Ford was elected the Ontario PC leader last weekend.

The new Ontario PC leader was the extreme choice, and his message will resonate with voters eager to tear down Liberal elitism .

The grandees of that party should note that the appearance is that the legitimate leader was ejected in a cooked-up dawn-raid smear campaign.

‘Make America Great Again’, as President Trump saw again in Pennsylvania last night, because it will be a sea of blue hats, marked with the words, ‘Make Ontario Sane Again’.

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne makes her way onto the stage as she attends the Confederation of Tomorrow 2.0 Conference in Toronto on Tuesday December 12, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Ancient Advice: When caught in a lie, act surprised, show concern and deny everything.

Ford suggested Tory officials had sided with rival Elliott in refusing to extend the election, a decision he said would deny 'thousands' of PCs the right to vote.

‘Corrupt’ Ontario PC leadership vote rigged in favour of Christine Elliott, Doug Ford charges.

PC leadership contenders Caroline Mulroney (clockwise from top left),Christine Elliott, Doug Ford and Tanya Granic Allen. (TORONTO SUN GRAPHICS)

PC leadership vote turnout on track for historic high: party official

Update: Court action this morning. See story for details.

PC Ontario Leadership candidate Doug Ford scrums with journalists at the TVO studios in Toronto on Thursday, February 15, 2018, following a televised debate. Chris Young/Canadian

For better or for worse, Doug Ford is campaigning for the Ontario PC leadership race in his brother’s shadow.

Tanya Granic Allen, her husband Jonathan and their three kids in an undated photo. Veronica Callaghan Photography

Tanya Granic Allen setting herself up as the voice of social conservatives in Ontario PC leadership race.