Ford’s tight-knit Ontario election campaign team stacked with Harper-era players
By Laura RyckewaertApr. 16, 2018
The Ford campaign team so far includes Kory Teneycke, Jenni Byrne, Chris Froggatt, Dean French, Michael Diamond, Fred DeLorey, Ian Todd, Melissa Lantsman, and Melanie Paradis, among others.
Ontario Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford has the advantage of name recognition in the upcoming Ontario election race, says Ken Boessenkool, eliminating the 'heavy lifting that goes on in a campaign for a lesser known candidate.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Ontario’s provincial parties are in campaign-mode, and new Ontario Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford has a tight-knit team in place, stacked with experience at both the federal and provincial levels.
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On top of $301.8-billion in planned spending in the 2019-10 main estimates—combining $299.6-billion in budgetary spending and $2.2-billion in non-budgetary expenses—is another $51.2-billion in statutory expenses.
‘Imagine losing your job, getting fired, but you’re fired by basically your entire riding and your whole life has been serving these people, and there’s just a lot wrapped up in it:’ Tory House leader Candice Bergen.