Isabel Bassett

The Informer



38 Tories endorse Smitherman—but not John Tory, who says, “I’m not endorsing for mayor”

Well, not John Tory (Image: Shaun Merritt)

We’ve said before that former premier Mike Harris is politically toxic in this city, but we’ll eat our words if this latest move pays off for George Smitherman. Thirty-eight prominent Tories, including ministers from the Harris government, have signed an open letter to Toronto conservatives telling them it’s OK to vote for the Liberal in this race. We’ve been assured that this is not a joke.

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