The coroner’s office came under fire for a cascade of failures during Dirk Huyer’s leadership. So why did Doug Ford put him in charge of Ontario’s COVID-19 outbreak response?

While taking questions from reporters at Queen’s Park last week, Premier Doug Ford paused to praise the newly minted leader of the province’s COVID-19 outbreak response standing by his side, calling him “Dr. Dirk.”“I think everyone needs to listen to the doc,” Ford said of Ontario’s Chief Coroner Dr.

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The ‘wild parties’ are over, says Premier Doug Ford, as limits on social gatherings are extended across the province

After months of saying different regions of the province require different approaches to limiting the spread of COVID-19, Premier Doug Ford announced a blanket reduction in permitted social gathering sizes on Saturday — 10 indoors and 25 outdoors — that applies across the province, effective immediately.Only

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