Wynne Supports Lib Leadership Bids

Premier Kathleen Wynne says she sees it as a healthy sign that David Henderson wants to make a bid to lead the party if he's elected in Thursday's vote.

Wynne said on the weekend that she realized she won't be premier after the election but declined to say if she'd resign as Liberal leader.

Henderson, who's running in the riding of Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes, took to Facebook on Monday to signal his wish to vie for the job.

Speaking to JR FM, Henderson says he finds it unfortunate that Wynne is unpopular, but that his focus is on keeping out PC Leader Doug Ford.

"We will work towards rebuilding the Liberal Party platform, on a pragmatic plan that will push the province forward and we will make sure that we take care of the people in need."

She says she likes to see ambition in her ranks and hopes there are other Liberals in the province who might also want to be leader.

 

- With files from the Canadian Press.