Ford's office revokes two patronage appointments 24 hours after claiming they were "highly qualified" - 2019-06-21
Doug Ford has canceled two overseas taxpayer-funded patronage appointments after news broke of their connections to Doug Ford's chief of staff.
New outlets reported that Taylor Shields is a second cousin of the wife of Doug Ford's chief of staff. Shields was initially appointed as an "agent-general" to London, a taxpayer-funded position worth more than $165,000 per year.
- BREAKING: One of the advisers announced by @fordnation, Taylor Shields, is the second cousin of chief of staff Dean French's wife, sources say. Her appointment, along with Tyler Albrecht, a lacrosse player friends with French's sons, were revoked today. https://t.co/OnU5A5igTu — Laura Stone (@l_stone) June 21, 2019