Doug Ford


Ford government to spend $116.5 MILLION on new hospital beds

Speaking at the Brampton Civic Hospital, Premier Ford said that the investment would create 766 new hospital beds

Noah David Alter

Doug Ford returned $10,000 of salary

Both Doug Ford and his late brother, former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, have long been opponents of elected officials receiving high salaries and large perks.

Noah David Alter

Ford government invests $550 million to improve schools

The Ford government is putting $550 million towards building and upgrading schools they say will deliver modern, state-of-the-art classrooms and licensed child care spaces.

Jonathan Bradley

BREAKING: Ford government extends COVID-19 lockdown orders to 'protect the public'

The Ford government confirmed the extensions on Tuesday morning, saying that all orders under the Reopening Ontario Act will be extended, besides ones that deal with hydro prices and electronic personal health.

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

Trudeau and Ford to spend $250 million for production of electric vehicles at Ford's Oakville plant

The announcement will be made later today by both Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Premier Doug Ford at a joint press conference.

Elie M. Cantin-Nantel

Ontario Liberal Party leader tells Ford to shut down parts of Ontario for 28 days

Del Duca encouraged Ford to turn on the taps and provide financial assistance to those affected by shut downs, telling Ford that it was not the time "to hoard cash."

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

COVID tests in Ontario will be appointment-only starting today

The announcement was made last week by Premier Doug Ford, as Ontario prepares to adapt its 155 assessment centres for the winter months.

Elie M. Cantin-Nantel

Ford government to spend $35 MILLION to help schools affected by COVID-19

This will be used to hire 120 more teachers or purchase 11,000 more computers and tablets.

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

BREAKING: Ford announces mandatory mask laws, new limits on restaurants and bars

Premier Doug Ford announced that masks would be made mandatory across the province. This will include wearing a mask while shopping, taking public transit, and at work if you are unable to keep two metres from others.

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

Ontario support workers will get temporary pay increase

Premier Doug Ford warned that "some of the toughest days are ahead," as he authorized a temporary pay increase for personal support workers in Ontario.

James Anthony

Ford government reveals $2.8 BILLION COVID-19 fall response initiative

Premier Doug Ford said the plan, called “Keeping Ontarians Safe: Preparing for Future Waves of COVID-19,” will enable Ontario to identify, prevent, and respond to surges and waves of the virus to protect the health and safety of people in the province.

Jonathan Bradley

BREAKING: Ford says province has entered second wave after 41,000 tests see 700 new cases

Ford said that the second wave will be "worse than the first wave" that was experienced during the first half of the year.

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

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