October 25, 2023
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Wag the Doug
#59 Doug Ford’s House of Horrors
Some say Queen’s Park is haunted. Others say it’s merely possessed by the Progressive Conservatives. Either way, there’s some spooky stuff going down.
Allison Smith
Co-host, Wag the Doug
Jonathan Goldsbie
News Editor
Kattie Laur
Producer

This month, Allison and Jonathan guide you through Doug Ford’s ministry of terrors, as they probe into the perils that are — or ought to be — keeping the premier up at night, from the Therme deal to the Greenbelt investigation.

Hosts: Jonathan Goldsbie, Allison Smith

Credits: Kattie Laur (Producer), Annette Ejiofor (Managing Editor), Nathan Burley (Music)

Sponsors: Douglas

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