The riding of Peterborough–Kawartha will have at least four women candidates in the next federal election following two more candidate votes on Wednesday evening.
Michelle Ferreri was chosen as the Conservative Party’s candidate, defeating John Rich during a vote held by members of the Peterborough Kawartha Conservative Electoral District Association at the Peterborough Curling Club.
The 42-year-old Ferreri is a video blogger, speaker and marketing consultant. She was formerly a TV broadcaster with CHEX-TV in Peterborough before leaving in 2014 (Global News acquired the station in 2017).
“Be the change you want to see: that’s all I can I tell you,” she said to supporters outside the curling club. “That’s what you have to do, you have to get involved.”
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