After a controversial bill passed today in the Ontario Legislature that would grant Charles McVety's Canada Christian College university status, Canadians began trending #VoteFordOut2022 on Twitter.
Now, local MPPs are joining in on the hashtag trend and they are not holding back when it comes to their remarks.
Charles McVety is a long time supporter of the Premier, but has been accused of homophobic, Islamophobic, and transphobic views, reports CTV Toronto.
The bill to grant McVety's college university status passed by a vote of 29-27 today.
Some are accusing Ford of granting a political favour to his close supporter.
Many were outraged and took their concerns to social media.
MPP of Beaches-East York Rima Berns-McGown was clear in her stance towards the passing of the bill.
Some of us have a conscience & morals. Some of us actually fight against hate, anti-Black racism, Islamophobia, hom… https://t.co/481twZyWcK— Dr. Rima Berns-McGown (@Dr. Rima Berns-McGown) 1607364924.0
Marit Stiles, MPP for Davenport, took a more humorous approach to her desire to vote Ford out.
Well, it’s kind of a Monday-Thursday reality in the Legislature. But yeah I’m feeling this. #onpoli… https://t.co/4lQqbvNSgo— Marit Stiles (@Marit Stiles) 1607196187.0
Laura Mae Lindo, MPP for Kitchener Centre and member of the NDP party, had strong words for Ford and attached an NDP statement along with the tweet.
@fordnation & his entire PC caucus have made very clear where they stand: They are OK with legislating hate. They… https://t.co/q65bhaudjJ— Laura Mae Lindo (@Laura Mae Lindo) 1607364571.0
Kathleen Wynne of Don Valley West called McVety a "divisive, dangerous man."
Just now in the Legislature, 52 members of @fordnation government voted in favour of Bill 213 to support bigot, Isl… https://t.co/9Qv5OQFXfo— Kathleen Wynne (@Kathleen Wynne) 1607362041.0
Last week, a study reported that the Premier's approval ratings had dropped significantly since August of this year.