The Writing is on the Wall — Doug Ford’s Days as Ontario Leader are Numbered

Unless Ford can change course quickly — and that seems increasingly unlikely — it is almost inevitable that he will face a rebellion from within his cabinet.

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“Under our government, I’m going to reinforce this, not one single person will lose their job.”

“I want to assure our public sector workers, to our nurses, to our teachers and to our doctors, that no one, and I repeat no one, will lose their job.”

“The market will right itself.”

“The minister who needs to be shuffled [out of cabinet] is the one doing the shuffling … we knew that he was a rolling train wreck who was able to fluke his way into the leadership, and now they’re [Ontario Conservative MPPs] stuck with him.”

“He [French] was a bully, he was known for making MPPs & staffers cry, he had a short temper & everyone had to walk on eggshells around him. There are numerous incidents of inappropriate and unprofessional behaviour. Ultimately the premier is responsible for his staff and their behaviour. For the past year MPPs have had to defend his outrageous behaviour because French expected them to be team players.”

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