Ontario Liberals meet in Toronto this weekend ahead of spring vote

TORONTO – Ontario Liberal Party members gather in Toronto this weekend for their annual general meeting with less than 100 days to go before the next provincial election.

Hundreds of party volunteers, members and Liberal legislators from across the province will take part in strategy and planning sessions for the coming vote.

The three-day event starts today with a candidate showcase at a downtown Toronto hotel.

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Premier Kathleen Wynne will deliver a keynote speech to delegates Saturday afternoon.

Also scheduled to speak at the event is Grey Cup-winning Toronto Argonauts coach Marc Trestman.

Ontario’s provincial election is set for June 7.

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On Thursday, Wynne said the weekend sessions will help unite the party ahead of the spring vote.

“I hope that this weekend what folks will feel energized about is that we’re a strong team,” she said. “We’re a strong, cohesive team. We share a value system, we share a vision of the province.

And of course, we’ll have great discussions about what tactics should be and how we move forward.”

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