Conservative leadership Kellie Leitch wants to ‘drain’ Rideau Canal
Metro Ottawa

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By Dylan C. Robertson, Ottawa Metro News, January 8, 2017

A Conservative party leadership candidate adept at drumming up media headlines is again channelling U.S. President-elect Donald Trump — and taking aim at an Ottawa city icon.

In a Saturday email to supporters, Kellie Leitch pledges to be "a leader who will drain the Canal of the influence paddlers and lobbyists."