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Crombie pushes back against PC attacks after first caucus meeting as new Liberal leader

"They are flailing, they are desperate, and tomorrow they expect a very negative auditor general's report. So they're trying to change the channel," Crombie said of the Ford PCs and their attacks on her.

Published Dec 5, 2023 at 7:56pm

Marco Vigliotti
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Marco Vigliotti
Crombie pushes back against PC attacks after first caucus meeting as new Liberal leader
Newly-elected leader Bonnie Crombie stands with Ontario Liberal caucus members as she talks to the media at the Queens Park Legislature in Toronto on Tuesday, December 5, 2023. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press)

New party leader Bonnie Crombie oversaw her first meeting of the Ontario Liberal caucus on Tuesday, saying there would be no changes to positions until she resigns as the mayor of Mississauga, which is expected sometime in early 2024.

This means, for the time being, John Fraser will continue serving as Liberal House leader, with Crombie not holding a seat in the Ontario legislature.

Crombie on Tuesday also held her first press conference at Queen's Park since her election as party leader last week, where she faced several questions about her lifestyle and connections to wealthy developers in Mississauga.

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