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Canada Protesters Are Marching A Giant Doug Ford Around Queen's Park Right Now (VIDEOS)

16:30  28 october  2019
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a group of people posing for the camera© OECTAProv | Twitter, OSSTF Peel | Twitter

After a nearly five-month-long hiatus, MPP’s will once again sit in Ontario’s legislative chamber at Queen’s Park. According to CBC, Doug Ford and his government are set to begin tackling a long to-do list that will include everything from the Autism program changes to Ontario Place. It has been a whirlwind first year in office for Ford, who faced widespread backlash over his changes to the province’s educational system, amongst other pressing issues. However, Queen's Park protesters have already started to gather outside of the building.

Protestors have already begun assembling outside of Queen’s Park to greet Ford on Monday morning. Breakfast Television’s Tammie Sutherland reported that police began gathering at Queen's Park ahead of the planned protests, which started at 7:00 a.m. Numerous labour groups are scheduled to demonstrate as MPPs return to the legislature today.

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Today at Queen ' s Park , Premier Doug Ford spoke about tuition changes and education. Student protestors in the gallery began chanting over him and attempting to bring attention to the cuts. Students march to Queen ’ s Park to protest against Ford ’s OSAP cuts. #CJRL715 #ONpoli #OSAP

Ontario PC leader Doug Ford arrives at Queen ’ s park and is swarmed by media before a caucus meeting on Tuesday March 20, 2018. (Jack Boland/Toronto Sun) Jack Boland / Jack Boland/Toronto Sun. “We have a lot of really smart people crunching numbers and we will have a fully costed platform.

A band of protesters was spotted marching around the park with a giant sculpture of Doug Ford and “a banker.” The musicians could be heard playing an instrumental version of Cee-Lo’s hit song “F*** You” as they danced around the exterior of the park, which is under construction at the moment.

Other demonstrators decided to dress up in 50’s-inspired outfits, suggesting that education and childcare changes have sent Ontario back to the 1950s.

This isn’t the first time that Ford has faced protests in Queen’s park. A group of activists caused controversy back in May after bringing a disturbing set of props with them.

Hammer and sickle flags, signs that called for the head of Doug Ford and a homemade guillotine coated in fake blood, were all spotted during a “general protest” of the premier.

According to The Toronto Sun, the first bill expected to be addressed at Queen’s Park today will be introduced by Associate Small Business Minister Prabmeet Sarkaria.

The bluntly titled, Better for People, Smarter for Business Act 2019, is a wide-ranging legislation that focuses on eliminating what Ford’s government views as needless duplication and out-of-date regulations.

“Reducing Ontario’s regulatory burden is an important part of our government’s plan because getting this right matters to families, businesses, and Ontario’s bottom line,” Sarkaria stated in a ‘Message from the Minister.’

There are stories everywhere. If you spot a newsworthy event in your city, send us a message, photo, or video @NarcityCanada on Twitter and Instagram.

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