Trimming The Fat


Following Canada Day weekend Doug Ford has fired 3 top Liberal officials and is looking to fill the positions himself.


Former Chief Scientist Molly Shoichet, was let go Tuesday, July 3rd just days after Ford’s swearing in.


Molly was named Chief Scientist back in November by Kathleen Wynne and is first person to hold the position.


(University of Toronto)


Ford also fired Chief Investment Officer, Allan O’Dette, and Ed Clark, the Premiers business advisor.


Ford has not yet spoken on the firings but is believes it be filling all of these positions with his own choices, including the newly coined, Chief Scientist position.

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