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Doug Ford ejects Cambridge MPP from PC caucus for voting against COVID-19 bill - 2020-07-21

F94.png Doug Ford ejects Cambridge MPP from PC caucus for voting against COVID-19 bill July 21, 2020, Robert Benzie, Toronto Star

Premier Doug Ford has ejected Cambridge MPP Belinda Karahalios from the Progressive Conservative caucus for voting against controversial legislation expanding his government's emergency authority.

"Belinda Karahalios will no longer be sitting as a member of the Progressive Conservative caucus," Ford said in a terse statement issued Tuesday night, less than an hour after Karahalios broke ranks.

"Our government's first priority is the health and safety of all Ontarians, and Bill 195 is an important piece of legislation that protects each and every citizen during the pandemic," the premier said.

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{{cite news | first = Robert | last = Benzie | title = Doug Ford ejects Cambridge MPP from PC caucus for voting against COVID-19 bill | url = https://www.thestar.com/politics/provincial/2020/07/21/premier-doug-ford-back-on-campaign-style-summer-tour-to-tout-covid-19-response.html | work = Toronto Star | date = July 21, 2020 | accessdate = July 22, 2020 }}