Ontario election agenda: What you need to know for June 6

Doug Ford continues to deny allegations made against him in a lawsuit, while PC candidate Raymond Cho apologizes for his physical altercation with a Grade 7 student
By Daniel Kitts - Published on June 6, 2018
PC leader Doug Ford has again denied allegations that he mismanaged his family business. (Tijana Martin/CP)



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

Latest news

What to watch for

  • Wynne will make an announcement in Toronto at 10 a.m., deliver remarks in Port Dover at 1:45 p.m., and meet with local supporters in Burlington at 5:45 p.m.
  • Ford will visit Milton at 9:30 a.m. and Oakville at 11:30 a.m. He’ll make an announcement in Burlington at 1 p.m., an appearance in Etobicoke at 2 p.m., and then finish his campaign with a rally in Caledonia at 7 p.m.
  • Horwath will make an announcement at 9:30 a.m. in Scarborough and then hold a campaign event at 11:30 a.m. In the afternoon, she’ll stop in Brampton at 1 p.m., Toronto at 2:30 p.m., and York at 3:30 p.m.     
  • Green Party leader Mike Schreiner will be spending all his energy today trying win a seat in Guelph, where at least one poll showed him slightly ahead of his rivals. If he wins, he will be the first Green MPP in Ontario history.  
  • Tonight, The Agenda With Steve Paikin will welcome two former Ontario premiers — David Peterson and Ernie Eves — to weigh in on the election campaign and what life is like for a party leader. Then the program will feature a discussion of how the three major party leaders can get out from under the long shadow of their predecessors. 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.

Correction: The Liberals had 55 seats when the government was dissolved, not 56, as a previous version of this article stated.

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