A day after attack ads linked him to Doug Ford, Andrew Scheer says he is his 'own' man - 2019-06-11

F94.png A day after attack ads linked him to Doug Ford, Andrew Scheer says he is his 'own' man June 11, 2019, Robert Benzie, Toronto Star

The day after millions of Canadian basketball fans saw attack ads portraying Andrew Scheer as a puppet of Premier Doug Ford, the federal Conservative leader insists he is his "own" man. Federal Conservatives have told the Star they fear Ford's declining popularity will hurt them in the Oct. 21 election, but in an exclusive interview, Scheer said he is "very optimistic about the chances of winning … a lot of seats back in Ontario."

"Look, the difference in this federal election is going to be between myself and Justin Trudeau," the federal Tory leader said, insisting he is different from the Ontario premier. "I am my own person. I have my own style. I have my own approach. We're going to be laying out our own policies," he said. Read more:

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