Alleged PC “Leader” Patrick Brown shuts down his party’s social conservatives

Miffed and Peeved.

TORONTO – Ontario’s Conservative Party has become embroiled in a spat over whether its party leader should veto grass-roots policy.

Jim Karahalios, a Cambridge PC party activist, along with Kara Johnson, a PC party member from Ottawa, have accused their executive of violating the party’s constitution.

“The leader has no such power,” Karahalios said in a letter sent to the Ontario PC Party executive on Tuesday. “We are stupefied that the executive believes it can adopt such an anti-democratic rule, let alone purport to do so.