The beast is now awake, and it is out of its cage, and it is going to start consuming everything in sight. As it always does.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford, pictured on Feb. 10, 2018 before he was elected party leader, talking to Sun columnist Anthony Furey at the Manning Networking Conference. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
TORONTO—Show of hands: how many of you expected the Ontario government to lose the constitutional challenge of its Bill 5, which aimed to reduce the size of Toronto’s City Council?
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