One Year of Ford’s Ontario – Taking Stock

“This Conservative government has taken Ontario back in time. It’s reversed progress on education and the environment. It’s made the lives of working people worse.” – Riley Peterson, the Broadbent Institute

News from The Broadbent Institute of Canada, a leading independent organization championing progressive change

Posted June 10, 2019 on Niagara At Large

Ontario Premier Doug Ford. A year later, are you better off than you were a year ago

One year ago this June 7th, Premier Doug Ford was elected on a false majority. 58% of voters chose a decidedly different course of action than the direction this government has gone.

This Conservative government has taken Ontario back in time. It’s reversed progress on education and the environment. It’s made the lives of working people worse.

To mark this one year anniversary, we’ve indexed some of the worst statistics of Premier Ford and his Conservative government.

See the full index here <http://broadbentinstitute.ca/one-year-of-ford>. If you find it helpful,  please share it on social media using the hashtags #FordIndex and #ONpoli .

You can also view the Broadbent Institute’s Index on Premier Doug Ford and his government directly below –

This June 7th, the Ford Government issued a news release on what it highlights as its first-year accomplishments. To read the release click on – https://news.ontario.ca/opo/en/2019/06/promises-made-promises-kept-ontarios-government-for-the-people-marks-one-year-anniversary.html?utm_source=ondemand&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=m .

To read a commentary Niagara At Large posted this June 7th on Ford’s first year, click on https://niagaraatlarge.com/2019/06/08/a-year-has-now-passed-since-doug-fords-election-victory-and-how-many-ontarians-are-celebrating-now/ .

About the Broadbent Institute – The Broadbent Institute is Canada’s leading progressive, independent organization championing change through the promotion of democracy, equality, and sustainability and the training of a new generation of leaders.

We are proud of Canada’s tradition as a diverse, fair, just, and inclusive society. These values matter to us today and they matter to our future. The vast majority of Canadians share these progressive values.

At the Broadbent Institute, we believe that the progressive principles and collective efforts that have made us who we are as a country can inform new ways of thinking and new approaches to government that equip us to address the challenges facing Canadians.

To learn more about the Broadbent Institue and how you can help support its advocacy work, click on https://www.broadbentinstitute.ca/ .

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