Your September Issue of GTATory
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What better way to kick off September than turning a Grit stronghold Tory blue? Congratulations to Raymond Cho and his team on their victory is Scarborough-Rouge River!

With summer behind us, GTATory presents another strong mix of Tory speakers, pub nights and fundraisers for the coming weeks. 
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Anthony Fernando & Richard Sookraj
September 9 - Ford Fest 2016
Start 6:00 PM

Come out and join the Fords for their annual community BBQ. Enjoy music, food, drinks and free t-shirts for the first 1000 guests! 

Cost: Free

Location: 15 Weston Wood Road, Etobicoke, ON M9P 1R7

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September 10 - MPP Patrick Brown's 1st Annual Corn Roast
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown for his 1st Annual Corn Roast in support of the Barrie–Springwater–Oro-Medonte Constituency Association.

Cost: Regular One Ticket $125, Two Tickets $250

Location: Pemberton Ln., Oro-Medonte

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Sept 11-13 - PC Party Founding Meetings

In accordance with the Party constitution, founding meetings are required for the purpose of electing Officers for the Riding’s Board of Directors, adopting a new constitution and appointing an Auditor. As you may know, Elections Ontario has added 15 new ridings in time for the next general election. This meeting is mandated as a part of the riding redistribution process needed to add those ridings.

Cost: Free

Don Valley East - September 11th 2:00PM to 3:30PM
Markham Thornhill - September 13th 6:30PM to 8:00PM

Sept 12 - Scarborough Centre Fundraiser with Sue-Ann Levy
7:15 PM

Known for her take-no-prisoners attitude towards politicians of all stripes, her passion for the underdog, and her ability to get the story behind the story, Sue-Ann Levy has spent two wonderful years in the role of investigative reporter/columnist for the Sun Media chain.  
Location: Vincent's Spot, 2496 Kingston Rd, Scarborough, ON M1N 1V3

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Sept 13 - Pitt Society's 4th Annual Welcome Back BBQ with The Honourable John Baird

The Albany Club's Pitt Society is named after William Pitt the Younger. His conservative values, combined with the ability to examine issues with a new outlook, are the principles reflected in the Society. Join them for their annual BBQ. 

Location: The Albany Club, 91 King Street East, Toronto, ON M5C 1G3

To register or find out more email or call 416-364-5471

Sept 13 - Equal Voice Toronto Speaker Series with MPP Gila Martow
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

MPP Gila Martow will provides insights into why she chose politics as a career and as a channel to both advocate for her personal causes and have an impact. Come and be inspired!

Cost: $20 - Wine and cheese with light snacks will be served.

Location: Samara - 33 Prince Arthur Avenue, Toronto, ON M5R 1B2

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Sept 14 - Book signing of "Underdog" by Sue-Ann Levy presented by LGBTory Canada
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Sue-Ann Levy, columnist for the Toronto Sun, is celebrating the release of her new book “Underdog – Confessions of a Right-Wing Gay Jewish Muckraker” with a discussion moderated by fellow Sun columnist Lorrie Goldstein, followed by a book signing.

Cost: Free

Location: University of Toronto’s Hart House - 7 Hart House Cir, Toronto, ON M5S 3H3

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Sept 15 - University of Toronto Campus Conservatives Back to School Pub Night with special guests The Honourable Peter Kent and MPP Lorne Coe
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Come join the University of Toronto Campus Conservatives for a back-to-school pub night at the Duke of York. Guests of honour for the evening are the HonourablePeter Kent, Opposition Critic for Foreign Affairs, former Minister of the Environment, current MP for Thornhill and, MPP Lorne Coe for Whitby-Oshawa.

Cost: Free

Location: Duke of York, 39 Prince Arthur Ave, Toronto, ON M5R 1B2

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September 20 - The Honourable Maxime Bernier at the Canadian Club of Toronto
12:00 PM

Join us as The Honourable Maxime Bernier outlines a series of fiscal and spending reforms to make Canada a haven for investors and entrepreneurs. He will discuss his thoughts on how the government can better work with the private sector to keep our economy out of stagnation and out of the pattern of borrow and spend. 

Location: Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel (123 Queen Street W.)

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September 21 - Honours Dinner for the Honourable Con Di Nino at the Albany Club

Guest speakers include the Honourable Peter MacKay, MPP Laurie Scott, Beverly Topping and Sam Ciccolini.

Location: The Albany Club, 91 King Street East, Toronto, ON M5C 1G3

To register or find out more email or call 416-364-5471

September 22 - Leadership in the 21st Century for the Conservative Movement with Guest Speaker Preston Manning
11:45 AM Reception, 12:15PM Lunch

Join Preston Manning, Founder & President of the Manning Centre, for an informative & interactive discussion about leadership opportunities for Canada's conservative movement in the 21st century. Preston will share his thoughts on ways conservatives can strengthen their leadership position in multiple public policy areas – fiscal, environmental, free-market, & government accountability to name a few. 

Location: The Albany Club, 91 King Street East, Toronto, ON M5C 1G3

To register or find out more email or call 416-364-5471
Sept 26 - The Abiding Importance of Foreign Policy with The Honourable Chris Alexander and Marcus Kolga

Join Canada's former Minister of Citizen and Immigration and the Central and Eastern European Council in Russia for this important discussion hosted in collaboration with Canadians for Democracy in Russia.

Location: The Albany Club, 91 King Street East, Toronto, ON M5C 1G3

To register or find out more email or call 416-364-5471

Sept 27 - Downtown Toronto PC Welcome Back Party
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Come out and meet with your fellow PC members and supporters from 3 of the key downtown ridings - Toronto Centre, University Rosedale, and Spadina-Fort York. As your new riding presidents we want to say thank you for your membership and involvement to date, welcome new members, and start focusing on the work ahead to win in the next provincial election. 

Cost: $10 for party members. $20 for non-members (which includes your one-year PC Party Membership)

Location: Jack Astors Dundas Square (10 Dundas St. East, 4th Floor, Toronto)

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Sept 27 - York Centre PC Bowl
6:45 PM - 9:00 PM

Think you're the best conservative bowler in Toronto? Well this is your chance to prove it. Prizes will be awarded to the winners! Get out, mingle and bowl with fellow conservatives in York Centre.

Cost: $25 (includes lane fee, shoe rental and snacks. Cash bar.)

Location: Playtime Bowl - 33 Samor Road, Toronto, ON M6A 1J6

Register and find out more
Sept 27 - MPP Lorne Coe's Albany Club Fundraiser
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join the Lorne Coe, MPP for Whitby-Oshawa for a cocktail reception fundraiser. 

Cost: $250 per person

Location: The Albany Club, 91 King Street East, Toronto, ON M5C 1G3

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Sept 28 - Maxime Bernier Fundraiser
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Meet Conservative Party of Canada Leadership Candidate MP Maxime Bernier for his Toronto fundraiser. 

Cost: $400 

Location: The Spoke Club, 600 King Street West, Toronto, ON M5V 1M3

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Sept 29 - University of Toronto Campus Conservatives AGM with special The Honourable Con Di Nino and MPP Monte McNaughton
Meeting 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Pub Night 8:00 PM

Join the campus club for their Fall AGM. Special guests include The Honourable Con Di Nino, MPP Monte McNaughton and Kate Bartz, founder of blog "Political Wife Life".

Cost: Free 

Meeting Location: Bahen Centre for Information Technology, room BAB024, 40 St George St, Toronto, ON M5S 2E4

Post-Meeting Pub Night: The Prenup Pub, 191 College St, Toronto, ON M5T 1P9

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