Doug Ford


Doug Ford will not be tested for COVID after junior staffer tests positive, citing no close contact

In a tweet, Ford explained that because he was not in close contact with the junior staff member, Ford would be "closely monitor[ing]" his symptoms and "tak[ing] appropriate action as needed."

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

Ford government announces that pharmacies will offer COVID-19 tests by end of week

Premier Doug Ford says this initiative will "take a load off" of assessment centres, which are struggling with wait times.

Angelo Isidorou

Ontario COVID cases jump to 478—highest number since early May

Lamentably, cases continue to spike in Ontario on a day to day basis, as the last reporting period shows 478 new cases, up from the previously reported 425.

James Anthony

BREAKING: Doug Ford asking Trudeau Liberals for health care funding as COVID numbers spike

425 new cases of coronavirus were reported throughout the province of Ontario yesterday.

James Anthony

BREAKING: Canadian premiers hold joint press conference requesting Trudeau govt increase healthcare funding by $28 BILLION

The Trudeau government's speech, which will lay out the Liberal Party's legislative agenda for the upcoming parliamentary session is scheduled for Wednesday, September 23.

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

BREAKING: Ford government to limit social gatherings to 10 people for Toronto, Ottawa

According to a senior government source, gathering limits will be reduced to 10 indoors and 25 outdoors for urban areas like Toronto, Peel Region and Ottawa. Businesses will not be included in these new rules.

Joe Vaughan

BREAKING: Ford says more lockdowns could happen in Ontario as virus numbers continue to rise

"We all know that a second wave is coming. We see it all over the world. This virus is still among us. And it's spreading... It's up to the 14 million people in this province," said Ford.

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

BREAKING: Trudeau dodges question on whether he takes responsibility for WE Charity closure

Trudeau emphasized his regret for not recusing himself from the start, due to the "perception involved."

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

Halloween makes Ford 'nervous' as COVID-19 cases increase

Speaking with reporters during his daily COVID-19 briefing on Thursday, Doug Ford said that he is "nervous" about children going out trick or treating this year due to COVID-19.

Joe Vaughan

Premier Doug Ford calls out Ontario teachers for not stepping up

Ford said his patience for Ontario’s education unions is "running low" as teachers bring forward concerns about the province’s school reopening plan

Sam Edwards

Trudeau dismisses severity of WE scandal at press conference with Premier Ford

The announcement coincides with the Liberal government's "Made in Canada plan," with the facility scheduled to open some time in 2021.

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

Trudeau government plans to increase number of safe injection sites

Safe injection sites have long been controversial in Canada. Doug Ford and Jason Kenney have been lukewarm towards this program.

Nico Johnson

Ford blasts Ontario teachers' unions, delivers plan to reopen schools

The Ontario Premier went on the offensive saying he doesn't understand why they won't cooperate with his government.

Joe Vaughan

Ford government puts funding into crucial infrastructure

The Ford government is providing $30 million to municipalities through Connecting Links from 2021-2022 to build, repair, and replace local roads and bridges.

Jonathan Bradley

Ford government to provide $1.6 billion in first round of emergency funding

The Ontario government will be giving municipalities up to $1.6 billion as part of the first round of emergency funding under the Safe Restart Agreement.

Jonathan Bradley