Canada Day celebrations at Queen's Park cancelled, free admission to be offered at 10 attractions - 2019-06-24

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F94.png Canada Day celebrations at Queen's Park cancelled, free admission to be offered at 10 attractions June 24, 2019, Rob Ferguson, Toronto Star

"You don't cancel a Canada Day celebration that has been held for 50 years in the people's place and give one week's notice," interim Liberal leader John Fraser said Monday as the beleaguered government scrambled to contain the public relations damage.

He joined the NDP in surmising the decision was made to protect Ford from being jeered as he was during the Raptors' championship rally at Toronto city hall, an artificial intelligence conference and the youth Special Olympics games in May.

"Frankly, I think he's just worried about holding any event at which he's likely to get booed again," said New Democrat MPP Jennie Stevens (St. Catharines).

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