Caroline Mulroney is showing surprising promise in the northwest – TVO

by ahnationtalk on March 7, 201867 Views

The PC leadership candidate has Greg Rickford, a key conservative ally, in her corner

Mar 06, 2018

THUNDER BAY — Sleet and snow prevented Caroline Mulroney’s plane from landing in Kapuskasing on the afternoon of February 20. As she touched down in Thunder Bay for an evening rally at a local brewery, Parry Sound Progressive Conservative MPP Norm Miller was somewhere east of there, driving the 600 kilometres between Kapuskasing and Thunder Bay along the dark, boreal Highway 11 through the storm to hand Mulroney the luggage and computers he had promised to give her at the afternoon’s cancelled stop.

Campaigning on schedule through northern Ontario is precarious in the best of weather and with the deepest political organization. In northwestern Ontario, during this short, winter leadership race, no one in the PC party has the luxury of either.

But thanks to an alliance with a prominent regional name seeking to make a political comeback, Mulroney hopes to build on growing conservative momentum in the northwest. As she stepped onto the Sleeping Giant Brewery’s shop floor, she walked shoulder-to-shoulder with Greg Rickford.

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