Doug Ford ducks protestors on the way to spaghetti dinner - 2019-03-23
There was an enthusiastic group of protestors waiting for Doug Ford on Friday night, as the head of the self-styled Government For the People was in town for a scrumptious and (apparently) secluded spaghetti dinner in Nepean. Several groups gathered at the Walter Baker Sports Centre to rally against cuts to education and autism funding, hoping to make their voice heard to the provincial government.
However, Ford and several of the area's MPPs, including Lisa MacLeod, Jeremy Roberts, and Goldie Ghamari ducked in a back door, away from any of the protestors, into a spaghetti dinner that was closed to the media.
As protests go, it was a well-attended one, especially given the rather cold temperatures. (Despite the apparent arrival of spring in recent weeks, there was blowing snow on Friday evening.)