Author Archives: Doug Ford

Premier Doug Ford Issues Statement on the Passing of Hazel McCallion

“At the request of the family, I announce with a heavy heart, the passing of my dear friend and mentor, Hazel McCallion. Hazel passed away peacefully at her home in Mississauga early this morning at the incredible age of 101. Hazel was the true definition of a public servant. She dedicated her long life to her community, including 36 years as ...

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Premier Doug Ford Delivers Christmas Greetings

Today, Premier Doug Ford issued the following statement to mark the Christmas holiday: “Christmas is a special chance to gather with our friends and family to appreciate the many blessings we’ve received this year. It’s also a time of generosity and selflessness as many of us give back to our communities by volunteering, donating to charities and making time to ...

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Le premier ministre Ford offre ses vœux à l’occasion de Noël

Le premier ministre Doug Ford a fait la déclaration suivante à l’occasion de Noël : « Noël constitue l’occasion idéale pour se réunir avec nos proches et faire preuve de reconnaissance pour tout ce dont nous avons bénéficié pendant l’année. Il s’agit également d’une période propice à la générosité et à l’altruisme, car beaucoup d’entre nous redonnent à leur communauté ...

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Premier Doug Ford issues statement on Remembrance Day

Today, Premier Doug Ford issued the following statement to mark Remembrance Day: “Today, I ask all Ontarians to join me in a moment of silence to honour our brave Canadian heroes who have sacrificed so much to defend our freedom, our rights, and our democracy. Remembrance Day is an opportunity for us to acknowledge the debt of gratitude every Canadian ...

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Premier Ford Sends Thanksgiving Greetings

Today Doug Ford, Premier of Ontario, issued the following statement on Thanksgiving: “Today, as people across Ontario celebrate the change of the season, it is important to pause and reflect on all that we have to be thankful for. Thanksgiving for some may mean volunteering for those in need, making room at the table for someone who would welcome the ...

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Vœux du premier ministre Ford à l’occasion de l’Action de grâce

Le premier ministre Doug Ford a émis la déclaration suivante à l’occasion de l’Action de grâce : « Au moment où les Ontariens et les Ontariennes célèbrent le changement de saison, il importe de faire une pause et de réfléchir à toutes les raisons que nous avons de rendre grâce. Pour certains, l’Action de grâce peut se traduire par des ...

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Premier Doug Ford Marks the Passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Today, Premier Doug Ford issued the following statement to commemorate the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II: “On this sad day, I join everyone across our province, country and the world in commemorating the remarkable life of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the Queen of Canada. Throughout her historic reign, she taught us the true meaning of selfless service ...

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Premier Doug Ford Honours the Memory of the Afzaal Family

Today, Premier Doug Ford released the following statement: “One year ago today, a horrific act of hate-motivated terrorism claimed the lives of four innocent people and left a young boy without his family. Today, as we continue to grieve this tragic and senseless loss, I join all Ontarians in honouring the memory of the Afzaal family. Racism, hate and discrimination ...

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Premier Ford Welcomes Governor General Mary Simon to Ontario

Premier Doug Ford welcomed Their Excellencies the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada and Mr. Whit Fraser, on their first official visit to Ontario. “On behalf of the Ontario government, I am honoured to welcome Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon on her first official visit to our province,” said Premier Doug Ford. “As Canada’s first Indigenous ...

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Statement from Premier Ford on the Death of Prince Philip

Today, Premier Doug Ford issued the following statement on the death of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh: “I am saddened to hear about the passing of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. On behalf of all Ontarians, we send our deepest condolences to Her Majesty the Queen and the entire Royal Family. Prince ...

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Premier Ford Marks Lunar New Year with Hope for the Future

Today, Premier Doug Ford issued the following statement to usher in the Lunar New Year: “Starting today, the Chinese, Vietnamese, and Korean communities in Ontario and around the world will celebrate the Lunar New Year and welcome the Year of the Ox. Like the ox, may we all find the strength, resilience and determination to embrace life’s blessings this new ...

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Today Marks the One Year Anniversary of the First COVID-19 Case in Ontario

Today, Premier Doug Ford and Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, issued the following statement to mark significant milestones since the first case of COVID-19 was confirmed in Ontario on January 25, 2020: “A year ago today, we were presented with one of the most difficult challenges in our history with the confirmation of the first case of ...

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Aujourd’hui est le premier anniversaire de la confirmation du premier cas de COVID-19 en Ontario

Le premier ministre, Doug Ford, et la vice-première ministre et ministre de la Santé, Christine Elliott, ont aujourd’hui émis la déclaration suivante pour marquer les jalons importants depuis la confirmation du premier cas de COVID-19 en Ontario le 25 janvier 2020 : « Il y a un an aujourd’hui, nous avons été confrontés à l’un des défis les plus difficiles de notre ...

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Le premier ministre Ford évoque un héritage durable à l’occasion de la Journée Lincoln Alexander

Le premier ministre, Doug Ford, a émis la déclaration suivante pour commémorer l’héritage de l’honorable Lincoln M. Alexander. « Aujourd’hui, nous rendons hommage à un véritable pionnier et à une source d’inspiration pour la prochaine génération de dirigeants et tous les Ontariens et Ontariennes, Lincoln Alexander.   M. Alexander a ouvert de nouveaux horizons en tant que premier membre noir ...

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