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Premier Doug Ford

June 6, 2019, 8am PDT
Local control loses ground to provincial preemption north of the border.
CP 24
May 27, 2019, 7am PDT
Ontario and Toronto keep finding ways to disagree.
The Star
May 13, 2019, 2pm PDT
A proposal from the provincial government of Ontario would revive an appeals process for planning and development processes in Toronto. An elected official and former planner writes to oppose the idea.
Spacing Toronto
Blog post
April 17, 2019, 2pm PDT
Last week, Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced a plan to replace Toronto's subway expansion plans with a vision of his own. Reactions have been pouring in ever since.
James Brasuell
April 10, 2019, 2pm PDT
Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced a new plan for subway expansion in Toronto today.
Toronto Star
February 27, 2019, 6am PST
The question of how and where to grow is causing controversy in Toronto. A recent op-ed picks a side.
Toronto Sun
February 19, 2019, 5am PST
Ontario Progressive Conservatives want the province to take ownership of the city of Toronto's subway network and take responsibility for maintaining and construction.
The Star
December 1, 2018, 7am PST
Premier Doug Ford and the Progressive Conservatives party have left their mark on Ontario's signature climate change policy.
The Star
November 16, 2018, 10am PST
Doug Ford's Progressive Conservative government is proving to be a harsh critic of plans for light rail transit in Mississauga.
The Star
October 25, 2018, 2pm PDT
A carbon tax-and-dividend plan goes into effect on January 1 in the four Canadian provinces that don't price carbon emissions. Revenues will be rebated to residents, small businesses, and public institutions as Climate Action Incentive payments.
Bloomberg News
October 16, 2018, 1pm PDT
The fallout from Ontario Premier Doug Ford's decision to pull the province from the Western Climate Initiative, a cap-and-trade program linked with Quebec and California.
The Star
September 5, 2018, 8am PDT
The Ford administration is moving forward with a scheme to "upload" control of Toronto's TTC subway to provincial control.
The Star