Saturday, June 04, 2005

Liberal leadership race?

Volpe raising the big bucks

Immigration Minister Joe Volpe held a $1,000-a-ticket fund-raising cocktail party at an upscale Toronto restaurant last week, increasing speculation among Liberals that he is gearing up for a leadership bid.

It’s estimated that Mr. Volpe, who is also the political minister for the Greater Toronto Area and Ontario, raised more than $150,000 in one night at the event at the Far Niente Grill on Bay Street, in the heart of Toronto’s financial district.

Joe Volpe the next Liberal leader? Is that the best that the Libs have to offer if Martin is crucified?