August 27, 2020
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Wag the Doug
#19 The Day Doug Ford Finally Became President
Following a five-month hiatus, Wag the Doug reemerges into a whole new world...
Jonathan Goldsbie
News Editor
Allison Smith
Co-host, Wag the Doug
Damilola Onime
Producer, Wag the Doug
Andréa Schmidt
Managing Editor, Podcasts

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It’s a world in which Doug Ford is somehow… broadly popular?

Allison and Jonathan try to figure out what happened. Has the premier really improved? Or is there something else at work?

CORRECTION: In this episode, co-host Allison Smith states that “the provincial debt is poised to hit $38.5 billion this year.” She was, in fact, referring to Ontario’s budget deficit.

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