Tanya Granic Allen to run for PC nomination in Mississauga Centre
Granic Allen finished 4th in the recent Ontario Progressive Conservative leadership race
Tanya Granic Allen, who finished fourth in the recent Ontario Progressive Conservative leadership race, announced Friday she will seek the party's nomination in the riding of Mississauga Centre.
Granic Allen announced the move in a tweet Friday afternoon.
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I have chosen to run for nomination in the riding of Mississauga Centre <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/onpoli?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#onpoli</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/pcpo?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#pcpo</a> 2/4—@TGranicAllen
Granic Allen is a mother of four and lives in Grey County.
She became known during the leadership campaign for her strong stance against the sex education curriculum in Ontario's schools.
The Conservatives have been dogged by controversial nomination battles in ridings across the province.
Ontario voters go to the polls on June 7.
With files from Kate Bueckert, CBC News and The Canadian Press