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Ontario Liberal leader Kathleen Wynne shows off a pair of boxing gloves she received as a gift, while her partner Jane Rounthwaite (left) looks on in Ottawa on Wednesday, May 7, 2014.
Ontario Liberal leader Kathleen Wynne shows off a pair of boxing gloves she received as a gift, while her partner Jane Rounthwaite (left) looks on in Ottawa on Wednesday, May 7, 2014.
(Justin Tang/THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Wynne’s scrap with PM serves a strategic purpose

It is a strategy that has raised a few eyebrows.

Kathleen Wynne is competing for power against a Progressive Conservative Leader, Tim Hudak, who has struggled to get even his own party’s members to warm to him. But since Ontario’s election campaign unofficially began last Friday, the Liberal Leader has spent as much time attacking Prime Minister Stephen Harper, mostly for his refusal to expand the Canada Pension Plan and his lack of enthusiasm for her proposal to create a provincial pension plan to supplement it.