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Premier Doug Ford to Pfizer president: Where's the vaccines?

There was a time when Premier Doug Ford was probably the most unapologetically pro-Trump politician in Canada. But the COVID-19 pandemic, Trump's threats of trade wars over steel and aluminum, two impeachments, and his misbehaviour changed all that.

Premier Doug Ford placed a call to the president of Pfizer Canada seeking answers as to why Canada isn't receiving vaccines as fast as other countries.

"I’d be up that guy’s ying-yang so far with a firecracker he wouldn’t know what hit him." premier doug ford'>Ontario Premier Doug Ford has advice for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as Pfizer cuts vaccine shipments:

Ont. Premier Doug Ford made a public appeal to U.S. President-elect Joe Biden: 'Give us a million vaccines.' More here:

Toronto’s Planning and Housing Committee has voted unanimously to ask Premier Doug Ford to immediately put a minimum 30-day pause on demolition of the historic Dominion Foundary on Eastern Avenue.

Under mounting pressure to bolster benefits, Premier Doug Ford is being urged to rethink his opposition to provincial paid sick leave. Ford cancelled Ontario’s guarantee of two paid sick days after he won the 2018 election. #ONpoli  @robertbenzie 

Toronto councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam had some strong words with regard to Premier Doug Ford’s language during the daily COVID-19 briefing on Tuesday.

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Premier Doug Ford booed by crowd gathered for @Raptors  parade and fan rally at Nathan Phillips Square. Mayor John Tory and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau enjoy warmer reception from #Toronto  crowd #WeTheNorth  #ONpoli  #Canpoli  #TOpoli 

This was a nice moment from Premier Doug Ford’s daily news conference when he recognized the important work of sign language interpreter Christopher Desloges. #onpoli  #COVID19 

BREAKING: Premier Doug Ford says that schools will not reopen on April 6, as scheduled. "Do I believe and does the minister believe that April 6 the kids will be going back to school? The kids wont be going back to school on April 6," he says.

BREAKING: Premier Doug Ford has ordered the mandatory closure of all non-essential workplaces in the province. The order will take effect at 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday and will last for 14 days. “We must get ahead of this virus to beat this virus," he says.

#BREAKING  : premier doug ford'>Ontario Premier Doug Ford declares state of emergency in the province, lasting until March 31, banning all public gatherings of more than 50 people. #onpoli 

BREAKING: OPP deputy commissioner Brad Blair, who blew the whistle on Premier DougFord's customized van, has been fired from the force. Blair complained about the appointment of Ford friend Ron Taverner as OPP commissioner. #onpoli 

BREAKING: Interim OPP Commissioner Brad Blair alleges Premier Doug Ford's chief of staff asked the police force "to purchase a large camper type vehicle ... modified to specifications the premier's office would provide us" and keep the costs "off the books." #onpoli 

Doug Ford is turning something that he didn't run on, that serves no urgent purpose, that his base wasn't clamouring for, and that seems to be based mostly on personal beefs from his days as a municipal politician into his defining issue as premier.

Congratulations to Premier and the entire , including many of my former colleagues. Tomorrow is a new day for Ontario. We all look forward to a stronger and more prosperous province under Doug’s leadership of this new government.

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