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Douglas Robert Ford Jr. (born November 20, 1964) is a Canadian businessman and politician. He is the 26th and current Premier of Ontario since June 29, 2018.[1] He is the Leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario since March 10, 2018.


Doug Ford

Doug Ford in Toronto - 2018 (41065995960) (cropped).jpg
Ford in 2018
26th Premier of Ontario
Assumed office
June 29, 2018
MonarchElizabeth II
Lieutenant GovernorElizabeth Dowdeswell
DeputyChristine Elliott
Preceded byKathleen Wynne
Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs
Assumed office
June 29, 2018
Preceded byKathleen Wynne
Leader of the
Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario
Assumed office
March 10, 2018
Preceded byVic Fedeli (ad interim)
Member of the Ontario Provincial Parliament
for Etobicoke North
Assumed office
June 7, 2018
Preceded byShafiq Qaadri
Toronto City Councillor
In office
December 1, 2010 – November 30, 2014
Preceded byRob Ford
Succeeded byRob Ford
ConstituencyEtobicoke North (Ward 2)
Personal details
Born
Douglas Robert Ford Jr.

(1964-11-20) November 20, 1964 (age 54)
Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada
Political partyProgressive Conservative
Spouse(s)Karla Middlebrook
Relations
Children4 (including Krista)
FatherDoug Ford Sr.
ResidenceHumberwood, Etobicoke, Toronto
OccupationBusinessperson, politician

Ford was Toronto City Councillor for Ward 2 Etobicoke North from 2010 to 2014 at the same time that his brother, Rob Ford, was Mayor of Toronto.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Doug Ford's 'truly humbled' as new Ontario PC government sworn in at Queen's Park". CBC News.

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