Ontario election agenda: What you need to know for June 4

Polls continue to show a tight race between the Progressive Conservatives and the NDP, while the Green Party may be poised to win its first-ever Ontario seat
By Daniel Kitts - Published on June 4, 2018
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Polls suggest that even if Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservatives lose the popular vote, they may end up winning the most seats. (Lars Hagberg/CP)

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​Here’s our daily look at what’s making news on the Ontario campaign trail.

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What to watch for

  • The Liberals say that they will highlight “new audio tape evidence that reveals Doug Ford’s true views on gun safety” at 9:30 a.m. At 11 a.m., Wynne will make an announcement from the media studio at Queen’s Park. At 1 p.m., she’ll record an interview with CTV News at Six, which will air this evening. She’ll attend a barbecue in Midland for local Liberal candidate Gerry Marshall in Midland at 6 p.m., then speak with Steve Paikin on The Agenda at 8 p.m.
  • Ford will make an announcement in Scarborough at 9:30 a.m.   
  • Today, Horwath will be crisscrossing southwestern Ontario, where polls show the NDP with a strong lead. She held a campaign event earlier this morning in London. She’ll visit Sarnia at 11:45 a.m., Chatham at 1:30 p.m., St. Thomas at 3:30 p.m., and Woodstock at 5:30 p.m.
  • At 1 p.m. in Guelph, Schreiner will make an announcement related to mental health.
  • Tonight, The Agenda With Steve Paikin will talk with Kathleen Wynne about her stunning decision to concede the election, and then assemble a group of longtime Liberals to examine just what Wynne’s admission of defeat may mean for the election and for her party. Watch it on TVO at 8 p.m. or 11 p.m. You can also catch the program via Facebook and Twitter at 8 p.m.
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