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Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath arrives at a campaign and media event at Dewson St. Public School in Toronto on May 30.
Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath arrives at a campaign and media event at Dewson St. Public School in Toronto on May 30.
(Aaron Vincent Elkaim/THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Why Andrea Horwath is Ontario's invisible woman

This was supposed to be the NDP’s moment.

With the Liberals reeling from a parade of spending scandals and the Progressive Conservatives running on an unabashedly government-cutting platform, the time was ripe for Andrea Horwath to establish her party as the province’s big tent, centre-left force and consign the Grits to the wilderness.