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The logo of the Progressive Conservative party can be seen in a screen during the opening the weekend PC pre-election convention at the Toronto Congress Centre on Dixon Rd., Toronto May 27, 2011.
The logo of the Progressive Conservative party can be seen in a screen during the opening the weekend PC pre-election convention at the Toronto Congress Centre on Dixon Rd., Toronto May 27, 2011.
(Fernando Morales/The Globe and Mail)

OMERS’ Rick Byers eyes Ontario Tory leadership

Pension fund OMERS may be short an infrastructure executive if Rick Byers is successful in an attempt to become the next leader of Ontario’s Progressive Conservative party.

Mr. Byers confirmed that he is looking at running, which would bring him back into politics after a few years on the sidelines doing deals at OMERS Borealis arm.