Toronto’s 50 Most Influential: #25, Patrick Brown
PC Party Leader
25The door is wide open for Brown to take back the legislature. He didn’t help his cause by flip-flopping on same-sex marriage and the sex-ed curriculum, but his disavowal of social conservatism may make him more palatable to middle-of-the-road voters. He scored points on Liberal spending programs, including the $12 million they paid to launch a $225-million hydro program to help low-income families.
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.