Old Maple Leaf Gardens to host Liberal leadership convention
They aleady had a time, now they have a place too.
Ontario Liberals will pick their next leader at the old Maple Leaf Gardens. The Grits will hold their leadership convention the weekend of January 25-27, 2013 at Ryerson University's Mattamy Athletic Centre
Wannabe leaders will have to file their paperwork & pay $50, 000 by November 23rd to enter. Candidates can't spend more than $500, 000 on their campaign.
Shortly after announcing his plan to step down, Dalton McGuinty said current cabinet ministers will have to abandon their portfolios if they want to take a shot at his job.
Finance Minister Dwight Duncan & Energy Minister Chris Bentley have ruled out running. So has party president Yasir Naqvi.