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Ford, Wynne and Horwarth back on campaign trail after northern debate

Last Updated May 12, 2018 at 10:01 am EDT

Ontario Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford, left to right, Ontario Liberal Leader Kathleen Wynne and Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath take part in the second of three leaders' debate in Parry Sound, Ont., on Friday, May 11, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

With the northern debate behind them, the main party leaders are back on the hustings for Day 4 of the June 7 election campaign.

Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford has three campaign events on Saturday in Toronto, including an announcement at a retirement residence, before heading to Caledon, Ont., for an afternoon rally.

Liberal Leader Kathleen Wynne visits the Community Living Toronto Creative Village Studio and the Muslim Welfare Centre in Toronto, then heads to Hastings, Ont., to attend a barbecue with supporters.

NDP Leader Andrea Horwath starts the day in Sudbury, Ont., with a discussion of the Tory and Liberal hydro plans, then attends a local campaign event in Orillia, Ont., before moving on to Barrie, Ont., for a meet and greet with local candidates.

Ford spent much of Friday’s debate attacking the New Democrats, who have traditionally enjoyed support in the North and are seeing momentum in the polls, while Wynne stayed on the defensive.

Horwath noted Ford hasn’t released a fully-costed platform, after the PC leader asked if the NDP is fighting for workers or serving those he called “downtown Toronto elites” and environmental “extremists.”