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‘Pierre knew that if I was in the race he was likely going to lose’: Patrick Brown slams CPC over leadership race ejection

Brown denies allegations he violated campaign finance laws and rules, claims he was disqualified for political and ideological reasons

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Brampton mayor and Conservative Party leadership hopeful Patrick Brown decided to stay on the campaign trail in Atlantic Canada rather than take part in the leadership debate in Ottawa on Thursday. - Graeme Frisque/Metroland

Patrick Brown didn’t pull any punches in responding to news of his ejection from the Conservative Party of Canada’s leadership race.

News broke late Tuesday, July 5 that the party’s Leadership Election Organizing Committee (LEOC) had disqualified Brown from the leadership race over accusations that his campaign violated campaign finance rules.

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Graeme Frisque
Graeme Frisque is a reporter with The Mississauga News and Brampton Guardian.


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