Jill Dunlop’s rural roots were top of mind as she described farmers and small-business owners, among others, as “the backbone of our province” while celebrating her election night win.
Days later, with her Tory-blue lawn signs collected and the work at Queen’s Park soon to begin, Simcoe North’s next MPP again reflected on those she will represent in the riding once held by her father.
“What I hear from people in our area is that they feel that Toronto is always the one that is supported the most, and they feel that we are just pushed aside,” she said. “We are such a huge percentage of Ontario as well that needs to be represented.”
Dunlop will get her feet wet next Monday with MPP training, followed on Tuesday by the first…