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Wed Dec 30, 2020, 07:25 PM

Canada: Ontario Finance Minister faked Twitter posts to conceal Caribbean holiday

(Guardian UK) Ontario premier Doug Ford is under pressure after admitting that he has known for weeks that his finance minister – who faked social media posts to conceal his location – had ignored a coronavirus lockdown to go on holiday in the Caribbean.

Posts on Rod Phillips’s social media accounts suggested that he remained home over Christmas, but it emerged on Tuesday that the minister flew to the island of St Barts in mid-December – despite his own government’s advice to avoid non-essential travel.

On Wednesday afternoon, Ford admitted he had learned about Phillip’s tropical vacation two weeks ago and said he regretted not demanding his minister return immediately.


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“He never told anyone he was leaving. He never told me he was leaving,” said Ford, who said he planned to have a “tough conversation” with Phillips when he arrives home tomorrow. .....(more)

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/dec/30/canada-finance-minister-caribbean-vacation-covid-travel-warnings




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marmar Dec 2020 OP
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nitpicker Dec 2020 #3
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Response to marmar (Original post)

Wed Dec 30, 2020, 07:28 PM

1. Fire his sneaky lying ass.

No one needs dishonest officials like Phillips.

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Response to Mariana (Reply #1)

Wed Dec 30, 2020, 07:37 PM

2. Yes make him step down, they make the liberals do it.

They all think they are above everyone else.

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Response to marmar (Original post)

Wed Dec 30, 2020, 08:25 PM

3. I bet the discussion will be

"don't get caught again".

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Response to marmar (Original post)

Wed Dec 30, 2020, 08:35 PM

4. Yes, Doug Ford is the brother of the late, infamous Rob Ford! I saw the name, and was

immediately curious. Took one look at a photo of him, and was like, "Holy shit - he IS the brother of that mofo!!"

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doug_Ford

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