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Canada Ontarians ‘pretty worried about what Doug Ford has in store,’ Horwath says

20:26  14 june  2018
20:26  14 june  2018 Source:   thestar.com

Horwath says Ford lawsuit raises questions

  Horwath says Ford lawsuit raises questions BRAMPTON, Ont. - Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath says a lawsuit accusing Doug Ford of mishandling the estate of his late brother Rob Ford and destroying the value of the family business raises questions about his lack of a fully costed platform. The allegations, which have not been proven in court, were contained in a lawsuit filed by Rob Ford's widow Renata Ford and her two children in Ontario Superior Court. Doug Ford denies the allegations, saying they are completely false and he will fight them in court.He says his sister-in-law has said throughout the election campaign that she would go public with her claims if he didn't give her money.

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Doug Ford says he'll let voters decide what the motive behind the suit is, and says that his sister-in-law's lawyers had told him to "pay up" The Progressive Conservative leader denies the allegations That’s “totally tone deaf to what Ontarians have been telling us,” Horwath said , “which is that they.

NDP Leader Andrea Horwath met with her 40-member caucus for the first time Thursday saying her party will hold Doug Ford accountable “for each and every decision that he makes.”© Rene Johnston NDP Leader Andrea Horwath met with her 40-member caucus for the first time Thursday saying her party will hold Doug Ford accountable “for each and every decision that he makes.”

NDP Leader Andrea Horwath says she and her MPPs have a “very important job ahead” to hold the Ford government accountable.

“People are pretty worried about what Doug Ford has in store, and so am I,” said Horwath, speaking to both new and returning MPPs — there are 40 in total — for the first time since the June 7 election.

The NDP doubled the number of seats it holds to become Ontario’s official opposition, and more than half are first-time MPPs. They held their first meeting all-day Thursday at a downtown Toronto hotel.

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  Ford says he's shocked by lawsuit from brother's widow TORONTO - Doug Ford says he is shocked by a lawsuit from his late brother Rob Ford's widow that was filed just days before the Ontario election. The Progressive Conservative leader denies the allegations from Renata Ford that he mishandled his brother's estate and destroyed the value of the family business. Doug Ford says he'll let voters decide what the motive behind the suit is, and says that his sister-in-law's lawyers had told him to "pay up" The Progressive Conservative leader denies the allegations from Renata Ford that he mishandled his brother's estate and destroyed the value of the family business.

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That’s “totally tone deaf to what Ontarians have been telling us,” Horwath said , “which is that they don’t want Kathleen Wynne and the Liberals in power anymore. She also said that while “Kathleen Wynne has given up the fight against Doug Ford and his cuts …

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The Progressive Conservatives, under Leader Doug Ford, were elected with about 40 per cent of the popular vote, and they formally take office June 29.

During the election campaign, Ford said he would find $6 billion in “efficiencies,” and made a number of spending promises, as well as pledging tax cuts — which eat into government revenues — without saying how they would be paid for.

“The majority of Ontarians did not vote for cuts to health care or layoffs to more nurses and more teachers or the privatization of the things that matter most to all of us,” she said. “New Democrats — we will be the voice for all those Ontarians. We will hold Doug Ford accountable for each and every decision that he makes.”

Renata Ford’s lawsuit promises to dominate Ontario’s penultimate campaign day

  Renata Ford’s lawsuit promises to dominate Ontario’s penultimate campaign day Renata Ford’s lawsuit promises to dominate Ontario’s penultimate campaign dayPC leader Ford, who has denied Renata Ford’s allegations that she and her children are being deprived of millions of dollars that was supposed to be left to them by her late husband, will be campaigning in downtown Toronto, North York, East York, and Thornhill on Tuesday.

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"This is the kind of thing that we risk with putting somebody like Mr. Ford in office," Horwath says . A .2-billion plan to expand dental coverage to 4.5 million Ontarians , including students, seniors, and workers "It would make me a lot happier if I didn't have to work for Doug Ford ," the mother says .

Horwath also said Ford “still needs to account for the scandals and investigations that plagued him during the campaign and prior,” referring to police investigations into alleged ballot-box stuffing during PC nominations, as well as the Highway 407 data breach that led to a candidate resigning.

However, she added “our job is more than just to hold Doug Ford to account. We will also demand better because Ontarians deserve better. Our job is to be constructive and to put forward solutions that help the people of this province.”

Horwath gave a nod to her caucus, saying “this is an official opposition that is strong, diverse and truly reflective of the people of this province,” noting it is the largest opposition in 33 years, and that the NDP “won more seats than we won in a generation.”

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