Patrick Brown says it hasn’t been decided whether to seek re-election in Brampton

A spokesperson for disqualified Conservative leadership candidate Patrick Brown has said he will not make a decision about his re-election as mayor of the Greater Toronto Area until he has time to talk with friends and family.

Chisholm Pothier says Brown spent the weekend attending a multicultural festival in Brampton, Ont., located about 45 minutes from Toronto, and celebrating the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha.

Meanwhile, the five remaining candidates in the race to become the next leader of the Conservative Party of Canada flipped pancakes and waved to supporters at the Calgary Stampede, with less than two months to go before the ballots were counted and the nominee named. winner.

Brown entered the race without resigning as mayor of Brampton and had previously said he would consider running again in the October mayoral election if he felt he could not win the federal race.

He has until August 19 to register as a mayoral candidate, but Brown’s standing in the federal race changed dramatically last week when the party’s leadership election organizing committee voted to oust him. of the competition.

Committee members ousted him by an 11-6 vote over an allegation that he violated federal election finance laws.