Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti announces provincial run for PC party - 2018-03-20
Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti will seek the nomination to run for the Ontario Progressive Conservative party in Brampton. Mammoliti, an outspoken and frequently controversial politician who counts few friends on council after holding elected office for a quarter century, will try to make the jump back to Queen's Park after he was first elected as an NDP MPP in the old Yorkview riding.
Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti will seek the nomination to run for the Ontario Progressive Conservative party in Brampton. ( Bernard Weil / Toronto Star File Photo )
"I think I'm better served being who I am in changing a much larger kind of government to make sure that the smaller governments are doing the right things," said Mammoliti, who made the announcement Tuesday live on AM640 with reporters crowded into the Queens Quay studio. Read more: Doug Ford heads into first caucus meeting unsure if a PC government would run a deficit