Many Ontario residents are non-too pleased that their tax dollars are being spent on pro-government propaganda by the Ontario PC government, which is far from the only government to fund politically-tinged ads and advocacy.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford sparked controversy when he began using government money to start producing mock newscasts promoting him and his policies. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
OAKVILLE, ONT.—Thomas Jefferson once said, “To compel a man to furnish contributions of money for the propagation of opinions which he disbelieves is sinful and tyrannical.”
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