Opinion writers pick Tory and PC Party as best choice

    PC Party Leader and Candidates earn endorsement of news outlets across

    TORONTO, Oct. 6 /CNW/ - Leading Ontario newspapers are endorsing the PC
Party and its candidates across the province.

    From the National Post:

    "Mr. Tory has what it takes to provide leadership at a time when
Ontario's economy is in the advanced stages of its transition from
manufacturing to high-value services. ...And as Mr. Tory demonstrated to us in
a recent editorial-board meeting, he is also a charismatic, engaging
politician who projects a sense of honesty and integrity."

    From the East York Mirror:

    "Ontario needs a different type of leadership, and John Tory provides it.
...We believe Tory's Conservatives deserve an opportunity to form the next
government and lead Ontario."

    -   The National Post, East York Mirror and Owen Sound Sun Times have
        endorsed John Tory for Premier.

    -   The Ottawa Citizen has endorsed four local PC candidates:
           -   Graham Fox (Ottawa Orleans),
           -   Lisa MacLeod (Nepean Carleton),
           -   Denis Pommainville (Glengarry Prescott Russell), and
           -   Trina Morissette (Ottawa Centre).

    -   The East York Mirror has endorsed John Tory for Don Valley West.

    -   The Metroland Durham Region Papers have endorsed
           -   Christine Elliott (Whitby-Oshawa),
           -   Laurie Scott (Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock),
           -   John O'Toole (Durham),
           -   Jerry Ouellette (Oshawa),
           -   Kevin Ashe (Ajax-Pickering), and
           -   Diana Hall (Pickering-Scarborough East).

For further information:

For further information: Mike Van Soelen, (647) 722-1760

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