Her run for the Ontario PCs ended after she tweeted about Islam, but Ghada Melek is now a federal Conservative candidate - 2019-07-24

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F0.png Her run for the Ontario PCs ended after she tweeted about Islam, but Ghada Melek is now a federal Conservative candidate July 24, 2019, Tom Blackwell, Canada.com

A financial consultant running for the federal Conservatives in a Toronto-area riding was rejected as a candidate by the party's own Ontario wing more than two years ago over social-media posts about Muslim extremism, sources say.

Two people — a former provincial party official and a campaign organizer familiar with the situation — told the National Post the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party asked Ghada Melek to drop out of the race for the provincial nomination in Mississauga-Streetsville.

Melek, however, denies the party rejected her, saying she withdrew "for personal reasons."

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