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Friends,

Our March issue marks one year since we rebooted GTATory following the disappointing 42nd federal general election. As subscribers, you're part of a network of over 2,500 movement builders throughout the GTA.

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Anthony Fernando & Richard Sookraj
March 6 - Guelph Meet & Greet with MP Maxime Bernier
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM


Join MP Maxime Bernier, candidate for Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada for a meet and greet in Guelph

Cost: Free

Location: Robusta Cafe & Lounge, 160 Macdonell St #101b, Guelph, ON N1H 2Z6

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March 6 - Students in Support of Free Speech Debate Night
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM


Join Students in Support of Free Speech at the University of Toronto for their first debate night! The main topic to be debated will be M-103. Volunteers from the attendees may choose to debate for/against. The main topic of every debate night will be allotted the most amount of time.

Cost: Free

Location: Sandford Fleming Building, Room 2202, 10 King's College Rd, Toronto, Ontario M1E 1E4

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March 6 - Celebrating MPP Julia Munro
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM


Join the Ontario PC Party to congratulate Julia Munro on becoming the longest serving female MPP in Ontario's history.

Cost: Free

Location: The Albany Club, 91 King St E, Toronto, ON M5C 1G3

Register and find out more
March 7 - Hamilton Meet & Greet with MP Maxime Bernier
7:30 AM - 8:45 AM


Join MP Maxime Bernier, candidate for Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada for a meet and greet in Hamilton.

Cost: Free

Location: Marquis Gardens, 1050 Rymal Rd E, Hamilton, ON L8W 3N6​

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March 7 - Albany Club Luncheon for International Women's Day
Reception: 11:45 AM  Lunch: 12:15 PM


Join The Albany Club for their 4th annual Women’s Day Luncheon with special guest and Albany Club member Janet Ecker.

Cost: Member & Spouse: $58 pp Guest: $72 pp (plus taxes & house charges)

Location: The Albany Club, 91 King St E, Toronto, ON M5C 1G3

Members and their guests can contact reservations@albanyclub.ca or call 416-364-5471

March 8 - Carbon Pricing from the Right by the Ecofiscal Commission
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM


Governments across the political spectrum are exploring and implementing carbon pricing… but not always in exactly the same way. This online panel discussion will unpack the essential elements of a small-c conservative approach to carbon pricing.

Cost: Free

Location: Online

Register and find out more
March 9 - Downtown Tories Professionals and Politics Winter Social
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM


The Spadina - Fort York Ontario PC Riding Association would like to invite you to come out for a relaxing evening to meet downtown professionals who are equally concerned about the important issues we face in this province. Enjoy a pleasant evening with like-minded professionals who want to make the province and city a better place to work and live. 

Cost: Free

Location: Spice Route Asian Bistro & Bar‬, 499 King St W, Toronto, ON M5V 1K4

Register and find out more | Facebook Event
March 9 - McMaster University Pints & Politics
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM


Join the McMaster University Conservatives for their second pub night! The event will be a casual conversational meet and greet with many influential people in politics. Local PC nomination candidate Ben Levitt is a confirm speaker. 

Cost: Free

Location: Phoenix Bar and Grill, McMaster University, Refectory Building, 1280 Main St. W., Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4L8

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March 9 - North York Town Hall with Chris Alexander
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM


Join Chris Alexander, candidate for Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada, for a Town Hall meeting.

Cost: Free

Location: 312 Dolomite Dr, North York, ON M3J 2N2

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March 9 - Patrick Brown at the Toronto Region Board of Trade
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM


PC Leader Patrick Brown will discuss the urgent challenges preventing Ontario from recapturing its heft as the country’s economic powerhouse. Ontario needs to address the provincially-imposed barriers that are crippling economic output, new employment, our competitive edge, and jeopardizing the province's frontline public services.

Cost: Members $79, Non-Members $99

Location: First Canadian Place, 77 Adelaide Street West, Toronto, ON M5X 1C1

Register and find out more


 
March 9 - Parliament at 150: The Road Forward with MP Michael Chong
6:30 PM


Join Conservative MP Michael Chong and Samara Executive Director Jane Hilderman for a discussion the state of Canadian democracy and parliamentary reform.

Cost: Free

Location: George Ignatieff Theatre, University of Toronto, 15 Devonshire Pl, Toronto, ON M5S 2C8

Register and find out more

 
March 14 - Toronto Danforth Evening with MP Andrew Scheer
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM


The Toronto Danforth EDA is proud to be hosting Conservative Party of Canada leadership candidate MP Andrew Scheer in their riding for a meet and greet.

Cost: $20 towards supporting the local EDA

Location: Bar 521, 521 Danforth Ave, Toronto, ON M4K 1P7

Register and find out more
March 15 - Churchill Society Debate with former MP Patrick Boyer
Reception 5:30 PM, Dinner 6:00 PM, Debate 7:30 PM


Patrick Boyer, QC, is a lawyer, politician, author, university lecturer, journalist, political activist. He represented Etobicoke-Lakeshore as a Progressive Conservative Member of Parliament from 1984 to 1993 and is a 2008 CPC Candidate of Record. The evening's topic is the role of the referendum as an instrument of democracy.

Cost: Dinner & Debate - $70, Debate Only - Free

Location: Hart House, 7 Hart House Cir, Toronto, ON M5S 3H3​

Register and find out more (RSVP deadline March 10th)

March 20 - Chris Alexander at The Albany Club
Reception: 11:45 AM Lunch: 12:15 PM


The Albany Club is proud to welcome Conservative Party of Canada leadership candidate Chris Alexander to make a presentation to the club.

Cost: Member & Spouse: $30 pp Guest: $38 pp (plus taxes & house charges)

Location: The Albany Club, 91 King St E, Toronto, ON M5C 1G3

Members and their guests can contact reservations@albanyclub.ca or call 416-364-5471

March 21 - Book Launch for Triple Crown by Jim Prentice
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM


Throughout his career, the late Jim Prentice was devoted to energy, environment and Indigenous issues. In honour of his dedication to public service, the Public Policy Forum is pleased to help launch Triple Crown and lead a panel discussion on these topics.

Cost: Free

Location: The Albany Club, 91 King St E, Toronto, ON M5C 1G3

Register and find out more | Facebook event

March 22 - 1st Annual Simcoe Tories Celebration
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM


You are cordially invited to the 1st Annual Simcoe Tories Celebration with host Garfield Dunlop. Join Simcoe's Tories for great food and conversation fellow conservatives. Attendees will enjoy remarks by Playwright, Dan Needles, as well as a special presentation on the state of the Ontario PC Party by Executive Director, Bob Stanley.

Cost: $300 (funds raised go towards the PC Party)

Location: Barrie Country Club, 635 St. Vincent Street North, Barrie, ON L4M 4V1

Register and find out more

March 22 - Newmart Leadership Candidates Reception
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM


The Conservative Party EDAs of Newmarket-Aurora and Aurora-Oak Ridges-Richmond Hill are hosting a joint fundraising cocktail party at Madsen's Banquet Hall in Newmarket. All Conservative Party leadership candidates have been invited.

Cost: $150 (includes hot & cold hors d'oeuvres, two complimentary drinks, and a cash bar)

Location: Newmarket, ON (exact location will be sent to those who register)

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March 23 - CJPAC Toronto ACTION Party
8:00 PM - 1:00 AM


ACTION is a unique evening that brings together young, up-and-coming professionals, elected officials from all levels of government, distinguished business leaders and philanthropists to celebrate political engagement and support for Canada and Israel. 

Cost: $95 (open bar, hors d'oeuvres, dietary laws observed)

Location: Waterworks, 505 Richmond Street, Toronto, ON, M5V 3N4

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March 28 - Conservative Party of Canada Membership Deadline to Vote in the Leadership Race

Are you planning to vote in the 2017 Conservative Leadership race? Make sure you're a party member by March 28th. 

Cost: $15 for 1 year, multi-year options available.

Buy a Membership | 2017 Leadership Website
March 31 - Freedom Week Application Deadline

Freedom Week is a five-day intellectual adventure that gives participants a chance to explore the ideas of liberty. It is open to students and recent grads. 

Cost: There is no charge to take part in Freedom Week. Participants are selected through a competitive application process.

Dates & Locations: Simon Fraser University (July 10-15),
McGill University (August 14-19).

Apply and find out more


April 1 - University of Toronto Campus Conservatives' John Paul II Reception
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM


Join the UTCC for their third annual celebration of one of the 20th century’s great leaders – a saint who was an inspiration for not only Poles and Catholics, but for all humanity. Pope John Paul II Day (2 April) was officially recognized in Canada in 2014 due to the efforts of Conservative MPs.

Cost: Free

Location: 156 Roncesvalles Ave, Toronto, ON M6R 2L4

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