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O’Toole’s dilemma

By Sheila Copps      

If Erin O'Toole really wants to appeal to non-traditional Conservatives, he will have to cut ties with social conservatives and the far right.

Erin O'Toole, pictured speaking outside of the House of Commons alongside Conservative MP Pierre Paul-Hus in 2018. Mr. O'Toole was elected as the new Conservative Party leader on Aug. 23. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

OTTAWA—It would be a mistake to underestimate the electability of Erin O’Toole.

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