Supreme Court rules Ford government had right to c

2022-04-05
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Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservative government was operating within its legal powers when it cut the number of wards in Toronto in the middle of the 2018 municipal electionThe U.S., the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled.The government to launch a free vaccination drive as well as ensure uninterrupted flow of oxygen to all hospitals.?

In a 5-4 split decision, Canada’s top court said Ontario did not violate the Constitution when it cut the number of wards from a planned 47-ward system to 25 wards that would align geographically with provincial and federal ridingsquickly discovered that details were vague.

The City of Toronto argued that by cutting the number of wards in Toronto after the nomination period for elections to city council had passed, the province?violated the Constitution because it limited the rights of candidates and trampled on the unwritten constitutional principle of democracy.

“None of these arguments have merit, and we would dismiss the city’s appealHealth experts had appealed fo. In our view, the province acted constitutionally,” Chief Justice Richard Wagner and?Justice Russell Brown wrote in their majority decision.The province wher?

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