Ontario Votes: Where the leaders are today
Wynne stays north, Horwath stumps in Niagara Peninsula, Hudak in Pickering
Liberal Leader Kathleen Wynne will remain in the north on Tuesday to campaign in Sault Ste. Marie and Sudbury following her debate Monday with NDP Leader Andrea Horwath in Thunder Bay.
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Horwath has stops planned in Toronto, St. Catharines and Fort Erie, while Tory Progressive Conservative Leader Tim Hudak has a morning event in Pickering.
Where the leaders are today
Kathleen Wynne, Liberals
- Sault Ste. Marie Media availability at Holy Cross Catholic School, 9 a.m., 16 Texas Ave.
- Sudbury: Media availability, 2:40 p.m., 1545 Marley Dr.
- Sudbury: Photo opportunity, 5:50 p.m., 1769 Regent St.
Tim Hudak, Progressive Conservatives
Pickering: Town hall and media availability at First Choice Haircutters, 10:30 a.m., Hub Plaza, 1340 Kingston Rd.
Andrea Horwath, New Democrats
- Toronto: Media availability at Queen's Park, 9:15 a.m., South parking lot main legislative building.
- St. Catharines: Media availability after tour of historic building redevelopment project, 12:45 p.m., 160 St. Paul St.
- St. Catharines: Photo opportunity at Quartek Group, 1:15 p.m., 89-91 St. Paul St.
- Fort Erie: Photo opportunity, 3:50 p.m., 401-B Garrison Rd.
- Fort Erie: Media availability at Fort Erie Race Track, 4:20 p.m.,230 Catherine St.
On Monday, Horwath went on the attack as she and Wynne debated northern Ontario issues.
Calling the Liberals corrupt and saying voters have had enough of their lies, Horwath said voters deserve a hard-working, honest government and that starts by cleaning up the corruption at Queen's Park.
And she said Wynne played a role in the decisions to cancel two gas plants — at a cost of up to $1.1 billion — prior to the last election just to save Liberal seats in the Toronto suburbs.
Hudak, who was campaigning in Peterborough and the Greater Toronto Area, said his schedule wouldn't allow him to attend.
Thunder Bay resident Erin Bellavance said it didn't matter that Hudak didn't take part in the debate, which was mostly attended by party supporters there to cheer on their leader.
Both leaders promised they would help develop the mineral-rich Ring of Fire deposit and take action on fast-rising electricity rates.
Questions covered a wide range of topics, from the province's $12.5-billion deficit to the employment skills gap to
what they would do to provide more social supports, which are most costly in the north.