Fact Check: Doug Ford’s Conservatives Are Lying About Low Gas Prices

Doug Ford and his Conservative caucus have taken en-masse to Twitter to claim credit for lowering Ontario gas prices. Their reasoning? Ending cap and trade lowered gas prices across the province. No other reason is cited for the change in price. Today in North Bay … this is what happens when Ontario removed the Cap … Continued

Fact Check: Ford’s Proposed Legislation Will Open The Greenbelt to Private Developers

After promising during the election campaign to protect Ontario’s Greenbelt, Ford is is reversing his promise and opening up the Greenbelt for development Ford understands opening up the Greenbelt is incredibly unpopular, which is why he took to Twitter yesterday to attempt to shut down the media reports. I was clear during the campaign. I … Continued

Doug Ford Uses Trump-Style Language to Attack The Media

Doug Ford is invoking language similarily used by American President Donald Trump to attack and discredit the media. In a media scrum on December 4th, Doug Ford referred to the media as the “official opposition” rather than the Liberals or NDP. In the same sentence, he called them “the media party”. Here is the recording … Continued

Ford’s Environmental Plan Gives Polluting Corporations a $400 Million Government Handout

Doug Ford’s long-awaited environmental plan leaves Ontario families shortchanged by hundreds of millions of dollars. Announced yesterday to much fanfare, Ford’s plan focuses on incentivizing polluting businesses to become more environmentally friendly. The program is called The Ontario Carbon Trust and is a $400 million fund handed out to big corporations who reduce their emissions. The … Continued

Ford previously hosted event with man who claimed gender identity is like believing “the world is flat”

This weekend Ontario Conservative members voted at their convention to ban teaching about gender identity and transgender people in Ontario schools, effectively denying the existence of an entire group of people. Certain Conservative members claim the policy isn’t binding and Ford may not act on it. But Ford’s history with controversial professor Jordan Peterson may … Continued

Doug Ford’s Economic Agenda: Giveaways For The Rich, Cuts For Everyone Else

Doug Ford has released his Fall Economic Statement, outlining his economic agenda for his government, and it’s filled with giveaways for the very rich — and big cuts for everyone else. Here’s what’s in Ford’s economic agenda: Give a tax handout to the richest few Ford is giving a big tax giveaway to the richest … Continued

Ezra Levant says he has a “great working relationship with Doug Ford” and compared Ford favourably to Trump

At a recent Rebel Media Live event, Ezra Levent heaped praise on Ontario Conservative Premier Doug Ford, claiming he has a “great working relationship” with him. He also compared Ford favourably to American President Donald Trump. Here is the clip of the video below: Oh here’s another thing: Ezra Levant of far-right Rebel Media claims to … Continued

Canada’s worst drug dealer? Doug Ford’s weed plan is a disaster

Ontario’s marijuana industry is an absolute disaster and Doug Ford is mostly to blame. The media has reported that many Ontario Cannabis Store customers have yet to receive their purchases. Ontarians are complaining about slow delivery and terrible customer service. Some experts say it could lead people to return to the black market. So how did … Continued

Did Doug Ford’s Conservatives mislead Ontarians about sexual misconduct allegations? It sure looks that way

Global News reports that long-time Conservative MPP and Doug Ford supporter Jim Wilson resigned due to sexual misconduct allegations, something the Premier’s Office was aware of when they initially claimed the minister was resigning due to substance abuse. Global News cites multiple sources that two members of Ford’s inner circle were forced to resign due to … Continued

Fact Check: Ford said a higher minimum wage killed jobs. Statistics Canada data shows that’s not true

The Claim Since the previous Liberal Ontario government announced they would increase the minimum wage to $14 in 2018 and $15 in 2019, big business groups and the Conservatives claimed Ontario would lose thousands of jobs. The Ontario Chamber of Commerce claimed a higher wage would put 185,000 jobs at risk. Since being elected, Doug … Continued