The meeting of Ontario Conservatives will be a chance to meet up with our colleagues and friends we met and worked alongside with during the October election.
This will also be a weekend were we have a chance to meet the new PC MPP’s and find out how they are succeeding in their roles. We will also confirm Tim Hudak as our leader as I expect he will receive overwhelming support from the 1500+ delegates that are in here.
I think the most important part of this weekend will be an affirmation that Ontario needs a PC government to put the province back on track and put an end to the McGuinty mess of debt, deficits and direction due south of Ontario’s reputation.
Through the next three days, there will be talk of the loss October 7th, but that is natural and needed for our policies to develop and for everyone to reconvene to our purpose of electing Tim Hudak as Ontario’s Premier when the next election comes around. The party must focus on the main goal of showing Ontario that the PC Party is ready to lead with sound economic policies and programs that put Ontarians first. We will be talking about jobs, the economy and energy – the three pillars that are needed for Tim Hudak to lead this province.
The AGM will elect a new executive; I am pleased that Eastern Ontario will be strongly represented by Rob Elliot, Charmaine Clayton and Dan White as Vice-Presidents. I am happy that we have three outstanding candidates vying to be the PC Party President with Richard Ciano, Kevin Gaudet and John Snobelen. After much consideration and speaking to the candidates and delegates supporting the three candidates for the Presidency I will be supporting Richard Ciano for Party President. Richard believes as I do that grass roots – the members and supporters of the party will drive the success that will bring a PC government to Queens Park.
Through the weekend many will be tweeting, you can follow along with the hashtag #pcagm12.
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