Tanya Granic Allen

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Tanya Granic Allen
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Born1980/1981 (age 40–41)
🏳️ NationalityCanadian
💼 Occupation
Activist
🏢 OrganizationParents As First Educators,
Catholic Civil Rights League,
Campaign Life Coalition
🏛️ Political partyProgressive Conservative
MovementSocial conservatism

Tanya Granic Allen (born 1980 or 1981) is a social conservative activist and a candidate in the 2018 Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario leadership election, which was triggered due to the resignation of Patrick Brown following sexual misconduct allegations.

Granic Allen is president of Parents As First Educators, a group that opposes the province's new sex education curriculum.[1] She also sits on the board of the Catholic Civil Rights League, a conservative Catholic lobby and advocacy group.[2] She previously worked as a political staffer at Toronto City Hall for Toronto City Councilor John Parker and as a spokesperson for the Campaign Life Coalition, an anti-abortion organization.[3][4]

Provincial politics[edit]

Granic Allen aligns with the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party and previously endorsed MPP Monte McNaughton for the 2015 PC leadership.

Granic Allen announced her candidacy for the Ontario PC leadership on February 8, 2018, becoming the fourth candidate to officially enter the leadership race along with candidates Doug Ford, Christine Elliott, and Caroline Mulroney.

References[edit]

  1. "Tanya Granic Allen plans to join Ontario PC leadership race". Global News. The Canadian Press. February 9, 2018. Retrieved February 9, 2018.
  2. "The Catholic Civil Rights League (CCRL) Welcomes the PC Leadership Campaign of Our Board Member Tanya Granic Allen". News, Editorials and Events. Catholic Civil Rights League. February 9, 2018. Retrieved February 12, 2018.
  3. "Abortion and politics". CBC News. October 10, 2017. Green Party Leader Elizabeth May, Campaign Life spokesperson Tanya Granic Allen and anti-abortion protesters discuss the abortion debate
  4. Boesveld, Sarah (May 10, 2013). "Why many women are putting their careers on pause to have children while in their 20s". The National Post. Tanya Granic Allen was an upwardly mobile 20-something woman in Toronto: She lived in a Bay Street condo, worked at least 60 hours a week as a political staffer at City Hall, went out “constantly” with friends, and hosted fabulous parties.

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