Ontario Premier Doug Ford has presented an image of deep concern and empathy for the victims of COVID-19. But he’s flailing when it comes to delivering proactive measures to fight the pandemic.
There’s been one notable exception to Doug Ford’s supposed willingness to change direction: the environment.
In the midst of a public health crisis, with increasing rates of death from opioid overdose, the Ontario government is clawing back life-saving measures.
From tackling the opioid crisis to preventing pandemic flu, a strong public health infrastructure is essential. Proposed cuts in Ontario will be disastrous.