Here's why Ontario Premier Doug Ford is playing nice with PM Justin Trudeau - 2019-11-28

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F182.png Here's why Ontario Premier Doug Ford is playing nice with PM Justin Trudeau November 28, 2019, Mike Crawley, CBC News

The smiles from Ontario Premier Doug Ford and his friendly bantering with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as the pair met on Parliament Hill last week were in no way just an act for the cameras.

It was a sharp change for Canada's two most powerful politicians, who spent much of the past 18 months as each other's political targets. Trudeau invoked Ford's name on the campaign trail so often that jokes were made about who he was actually running against. Last year, Ford was openly calling for Trudeau's defeat.

The prime minister and the premier have now seemingly buried the hatchet and moved on. Each has motivations for wanting a more harmonious relationship now. Here's what's in it for Ford.

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