TORONTO – Ontario’s Progressive Conservative party is extending the deadline for members to sign up to cast their vote for a new leader to replace Patrick Brown, who resigned last month amid sexual misconduct allegations.
Brown vehemently denies the allegations and even briefly re-entered the race to reclaim his old job, but pulled out earlier this week, saying the race was taking a toll on his friends and family.
Four candidates are currently vying for the top job — former Tory legislator Christine Elliott, Toronto lawyer Caroline Mulroney, former Toronto city councillor Doug Ford and parental rights activist Tanya Granic Allen.
They will face off tonight in a final leadership debate to be held in Ottawa.
Voting is set to take place between March 2 and March 8, with the results announced on March 10.
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