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Canada Doug Ford unveils campaign bus, 'For The People' slogan

07:41  16 april  2018
07:41  16 april  2018 Source:   cbc.ca

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A large mid-April ice storm didn't stop Progressive Conservative leader Doug Ford from unveiling his new campaign bus and slogan on Sunday. Ford offered a glimpse at his election bus at the Toronto Coach Terminal downtown, despite police and city officials urging people to stay off the roads

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a man standing in front of a bus: Ontario PC Leader Doug Ford speaks to the media at a press conference unveiling his campaign bus at a downtown Toronto coach bus terminal on Sunday.© CBC Ontario PC Leader Doug Ford speaks to the media at a press conference unveiling his campaign bus at a downtown Toronto coach bus terminal on Sunday.

A large mid-April ice storm didn't stop Progressive Conservative leader Doug Ford from unveiling his new campaign bus and slogan on Sunday.

Ford offered a glimpse at his election bus at the Toronto Coach Terminal downtown, despite police and city officials urging people to stay off the roads this weekend.

Emblazoned on the side of his bus is Ford's new slogan, "For The People."

Ford said the tagline drew inspiration from hearing supporters say, "Doug, do it for the people," while on the campaign trail.

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Doug Ford and the Ontario Progressive Conservatives unveiled their campaign bus on Sunday. Bearing the slogan “ For The People ,” the new PC leader hit back at Premier Kathleen Wynne and the Liberals who unveiled attack ads targeting Ford earlier in the week.

Doug Ford and the Ontario Progressive Conservatives unveiled their campaign bus on Sunday. Bearing the slogan “ For The People ,” the new PC leader hit back at Premier Kathleen Wynne and the Liberals who unveiled attack ads targeting Ford earlier in the week.

a person standing in front of a bus: Ford's bus features his new slogan, 'For The People,' emblazoned on the side.© CBC Ford's bus features his new slogan, 'For The People,' emblazoned on the side.

"We're getting our campaign into a new gear," said Ford, and the slogan is a part of that new initiative to clean up the "mess" in Ontario, he added.

Ford's campaign promises to fix hydro, create jobs, cut hospital wait times and restore accountability.

The PC leader also fought back against Premier Kathleen Wynne and the Liberals who launched attack ads targeting Ford earlier in the week.

The ad claims Ford will "give corporations huge tax cuts, but take the minimum wage raise right out of hard working people's pockets."

Ford said Wynne has tried this trick before.

"She will spend your money to try to buy your votes, but the people know better. She will not fool the people of Ontario this time," said Ford.

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'I think people think Doug Ford 's a bit of a dick, to be honest,' Wynne campaign co-chair says. The Canadian Press · Posted: Apr 20, 2018 7:04 PM ET | Last Updated: April 21. Doug Ford unveils campaign bus , ' For The People ' slogan .

Doug Ford unveils campaign bus , ‘ For The People ’ slogan A big mid-April ice storm did not cease Progressive Conservative chief Doug Ford from unveiling his new campaign bus and slogan on Sunday.

Ford was scheduled to make campaign appearances in Innisfil and North Bay, Ont., over the weekend, but those stops were cancelled due to the poor weather conditions.

Ontarians will head to the polls for the provincial election on June 7.

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