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Tanya Granic Allen

Tanya Granic Allen is the president of Parents as First Educators (PAFE), a group that “supports the authority of parents over the education of their children” and opposes Ontario’s sex-education curriculum. The pro-life website LifeSiteNews calls her a “pro-life and pro-family mother of four.” On the PAFE website, Allen says she isn’t convinced any of the declared candidates will have a strong voice. “We have to make sure the social conservative voice is being respected,” Allen wrote on the group’s website. Allen says she doesn’t want the protests of parents in the province to fall on deaf ears. She mentions family values and the important of life on her group’s website. She calls Conservative politicians Pierre Lemieux and Brad Trost “fine men who so ably represented the views of the families and parents of Canada.” Allen calls former PC leader Patrick Brown’s demands “hideous” and calls Caroline Mulroney “a supporter of the Wynne sex-ed curriculum.” Photo from Getty Images.

PHOTOS: Meet the Ontario PC leadership candidates

It’s been a whirlwind few weeks in Ontario politics.

The Ontario PC Party is in the midst of a leadership campaign mere months away from a provincial election.

Patrick Brown was supposed to square off against NDP Leader Andrea Horwath and Liberal Leader Kathleen Wynne, Ontario’s premier.

However, Brown resigned as party leader hours after publicly denying allegations of sexual misconduct that were made by two unnamed women in a CTV News story published on Jan. 24.

Brown has said the “false” allegations are “categorically untrue.”

His resignation prompted the party to launch a new leadership race. The race attracted four candidates: Doug Ford, Christine Elliott, Caroline Mulroney and Tanya Granic Allen.

The four candidates debated provincial issues on TVO on Feb. 15. A second and final debate took place on Feb. 28.

The fight for leadership of the PC party marks one of the shortest political races in Ontario’s history. It’s also one with so much at stake.

After 15 years of the Liberals in power, winds of change may finally be sweeping through Canada’s most populous province.

Candidates were required to submit $100,000 each in fees and deposits and another $25,000 for access to the party’s membership list.

The new Ontario PC leader will be announced on March 10.