Only A Third Of Ontarians Think Ford Is Doing A Good Job At Handling The Pandemic RN
A new study by Angus Reid Institute shows that the number of Ontarians who think Doug Ford's pandemic response is adequate has plummeted during the third wave.
The chart shows that the number of Ontarians who approve of Doug Ford's COVID-19 decision making has dropped from 78% in the first wave to 32% in the third.
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Only Alberta Premier Jason Kenney had a bigger decrease than Doug Ford, dropping from 86% in the first wave to 23% in the third.
Toronto City Councillor Gord Perks told Narcity that he believes Ford has "completely bungled" the provincial response to the pandemic and that "the province is deliberately not taking the best advice on what to do to solve that problem."
As of April 8, 2021, Doug Ford's new provincial state of emergency and stay-at-home orders went into effect for a period of at least 28 days, amid rising cases and hospitalizations.