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  • Premier-Designate Doug Ford Announces an End to Ontario's Cap-and-Trade Carbon Tax

    TORONTO — Premier-designate Doug Ford today announced that his cabinet's first act following the swearing-in of his government will be to cancel Ontario's current cap-and-trade scheme, and challenge the federal government's authority to impose a carbon tax on the people of Ontario.

    News Release | Office of the Premier-Designate

  • Premier-Designate Doug Ford Meets with Federal Counterparts and Commits to Protecting Ontario Jobs

    TORONTO — Premier-designate Doug Ford met today with Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and David MacNaughton, Canada's Ambassador to the United States, to discuss the ongoing NAFTA negotiations and how Canada and Ontario will work together to protect jobs, including the steel, aluminum and automotive jobs currently at risk.

    News Release | Office of the Premier-Designate

  • Doug Ford to Become Ontario's 26th Premier

    TORONTO - Earlier today, the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell met with Doug Ford and invited him to officially assume the position of Premier of Ontario and form a government.

    News Release | Office of the Premier-Designate

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