Diane Francis: Doug Ford Will Win The Ontario Election, And He Will Be A Breath Of Fresh Air To All Of CanadaPublished on May 16, 2018
Barring unforeseen circumstances, Ontario voters will elect Progressive Conservative leader Doug Ford as their next premier on June 7. The reason? It’s enough already.
Debts are up 300 per cent in 15 years, Ontario has the highest sub-national debt in the world, and credit ratings have tumbled as a result, most recently from “stable” to “negative.” Interest payments are $1 billion a month and on this trajectory the province is a Greece waiting to happen.
Ontario Progressive Conservative leader Doug Ford. Tom Morrison/Postmedia Network files