Lost in the news coverage of Doug Ford’s numerous gaffes — and potentially far more concerning — is the team of far right extremist candidates assembled and appointed by Ford.

As election day draws near, it’s important that Ontario voters have all the information needed to make the right choice this election.

North99 has compiled every single controversy, policy position, and conspiracy theory of Ford’s radical far-right team.

Andrew Lawton – London North Centre

  • Called the commemoration of 14 women murdered at Ecole Polytechnique by a gunman a “fake holiday” promoted by “feminazis” – source
  • Tried to start a Canadian tea-party movement in Canada – source
  • Worked at far-right media outlet the Rebel – source
  • Claimed African-American culture demands “hand-outs” – source
  • Suspended from his previous job for a homophobic Facebook post – source
  • Said Indigenous Canadians were “going nowhere” till Europeans arrived – source
  • Spread Islamophbia about Muslims and attacked minorities – source
  • Defended CEOs who make 190 times an average worker’s salary – source
  • Said racial and gender discrimination should be legal – source
  • Endorsed by far-right anti-abortion Campaign Life Coalition, implying he will vote against abortion rights  – source

Merilee Fullerton – Kanata-Carleton

  • Argued in favour of two-tier, private for-profit health care in Ontario – source
  • Believes the rich should be able to jump the healthcare cue and receive preferential treatment – source
  • Posted Islamophobic tweets attacking Muslims and minorities – source
  • Argued refugees seeking aid shouldn’t receive much-needed health care – source
  • Thinks America’s private health care system is superior to Canada – source
  • Believes free universal health care kills people – source
  • Compared Canada’s health care system to North Korea’s – source

Paul Calandra – Markham-Stouffville

  • Endorsed by far-right anti-abortion Campaign Life Coalition, implying he will vote against abortion rights  – source
  • Former parliament secretary to ex-Prime Minister Stephen Harper
  • Criticized for stonewalling, refusing to answer questions from media or other MPs – source
  • Hosted controversial fundraisers in his basement for individuals connected to upcoming legislation connected to his portfolio – source

Sam Oosterhoff – Niagara West

  • Thinks homosexuality is a sin – source
  • Opposed a bill making it easier for same-sex couples to have children – source
  • Skipped vote that created safe zones around abortion clinics. The bill was a response to women being verbally harassed and spit on when entering health service clinics – source
  • Opposed new sex-ed curriculum – source
  • Says he is 100% pro-life – source
  • Endorsed by far-right anti-abortion Campaign Life Coalition, implying he will vote against abortion rights  – source

Monte McNaughton – Lambton-Kent-Middlesex

  • Endorsed by far-right anti-abortion Campaign Life Coalition, implying he will vote against abortion rights  – source
  • Accused of homophobia for saying the Premier shouldn’t tell parents what is age appropriate for their children – source
  • Undermind public education by showing parents how to pull their students out of Ontario’s public education system – source
  • Opposed new sex-ed curriculum – source

Toby Barrett – Haldimand Norfolk

  • Compared First Nations to Nazis – source
  • Expressed support for Donald Trump’s tax policy that slashed taxes for the richest 1% and big corporations – source
  • Congratulated Donald Trump on his election victory – source

Daryl Kramp – Hastings-Lennox and Addington

  • Endorsed by far-right anti-abortion Campaign Life Coalition, implying he will vote against abortion rights  – source
  • Attacked the media after losing his seat in the 2015 federal election – source

Troy Crowder – Sudbury

  • Says there is a secret Pro-NDP media conspiracy in Ontario – source
  • Believes in ghosts. Seriously – source

Donna Skelly – Flamborough-Glanbrook

  • Promoted alt-right website that shared videos from white supremacist, far-right individuals – source

Kinga Surma – Etobicoke Centre

  • Doug Ford accused of illegally purchasing memberships for Surma during the Etobicoke Centre nomination contest – source

Ripudaman Dhillon – Brampton North

  • Facing four lawsuits from former clients who say he stole thousands of dollars – source

Roshan Nallaratnam – Scarborough-Guildwood

  • Police launched an investigation into Nallaratnam after making threats, including calling someone a “f*cker” and threatening to “teach a lesson” to an individual after the election – source

Mike Harris Jr – Kitchener-Conestoga

  • Appointed by Ford as a candidate even though others were seeking the PC nomination – source
  • Accused of having a dating site profile while being married with five children. The profile photo cropped out his common-law wife – source

29 Unnamed Candidates – Ridings Throughout Ontario

  • 29 Ford candidates are accused of misusing personal stolen data from 407 Express Toll Route. Over 60,000 customer’s data was stolen – source