Ford government losing support in ongoing war with teachers, poll suggests

"One of the things we wanted to see is whether Conservative MPPs were properly representing their constituents. It’s pretty clear that overwhelmingly their constituents are saying they’re going in the wrong direction."

Ontario's Progressive Conservative party is losing support in PC-held ridings, according to a newly released poll which suggests the government’s ongoing war with the province’s education unions could jeopardize some MPPs' chances of re-election.

An internal poll commissioned by the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) found a majority of respondents in PC ridings felt the Ford government is doing a “poor” job overall, and the government’s education policies makes them “less inclined” to support the party in the next election.

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Written by Colin D'Mello
CTV News
February 12, 2020
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