Mulroney tells crowd in St.Catharines that residents are hurting and we can't keep digging a hole

A second Ontario PC Leadership hopeful has visited Niagara within the past 24 hours.

This afternoon, around 100 people gathered to greet Caroline Mulroney in St.Catharines.

Mulroney, a lawyer in Toronto hosted a lunch at Johnny Rocco's.

She told the crowd that Ontario needs change and the province is in a hole and it's time to stop digging.

Mulroney says Ontario's debt has doubled and we pay 12 billion dollars every year in interest expenses.

The daughter of former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney is new to politics, as she runs for the leadership and a seat in the riding of York-Simcoe.

She will join CKTB's Larry Fedoruk on Friday afternoon at 4:15pm.

Meantime, hundreds of people came out to greet another candidate, Doug Ford at a rally in Welland last night.

He told the crowd that he's the man to clean up Queen's Park.

The third candidate, former MPP Christine Elliott has not visited Niagara yet.