News Timiskaming-Cochrane sees Tory candidate enter provincial election race SHARE ON: Rocco Frangione, staff Thursday, Apr. 12th, 2018 Photo credit: Supplied Voters can add the name of another candidate to the growing list of people looking to unseat New Democrat MPP John Vanthof in Timiskaming-Cochrane. The Progressive Conservatives have picked their nominee and she’s Margaret Williams, an advocate for MADD Canada and a legislative worker. Williams is a resident of Field and with her now in the race, the number of declared candidates stands at four. Shawn Poirier who represents the Northern Ontario Party and David Givens who is running for the Trillium Party tossed their hats into the political ring earlier in time. The Liberals and Green parties have yet to name their respective candidate. Ontario voters elect a new government June 7th.