News Ontario PC Party Names Timiskaming-Cochrane Candidate SHARE ON: Nick Birnie, staff Friday, Apr. 13th, 2018 Another candidate has come forward to try and represent Timiskaming-Cochrane. The Progressive Conservatives have announced their candidate is Margaret Williams, who has been a long-time advocate for MADD Canada. Williams, who is a resident of Field, now brings the number of declared candidates to four for the riding as she joins Shawn Poirier of the Northern Ontario Party, David Givens who is running for the Trillium Party and current NDP and incumbent MPP John Vanthof. Currently, we have yet to see the Liberals or Green party name their respective candidates. The Ontario Provincial Election takes place on June 7th.