More than a dog toy: Tug A Doug creator hopes to spark conversation - 2020-01-15
"The origin story is, as soon as he was elected, after a couple months it really came forward what he was cutting," Pyn said. "Those were cuts to education, and another big one was the Green Ontario [Fund} that he was outright scrapping."
"Those are two things that really hit close to home, and nobody was really talking about it around my circle," he said. "Politics was kind of like a taboo topic, and I wanted a way that was easy, that you could just bring up politics."
Pyn ran through a few other ideas — T-shirts, or Doug Ford stress balls, for example — before coming up with the idea for a dog toy.