Doug Ford asked to apologize over divisive comment

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Ontario Premier Doug Ford is being asked to apologize for “divisive” comments made on Monday about immigrants coming to Ontario “to collect the dole.”

Ford was in Tecumseh addressing the skilled labour shortage in the province when he made the comments.

“You come here like every other new Canadian. You work your tail offcan operate at maximum capacity and must enforce public health measures such as physical distancing and masking.,” Ford said. “If you think you’re coming to collect the dole and sit aroundfullWindowMainart, it’s not going to happenhealth_minister. Go somewhere else.”

‘Collecting the dole’ is a term used in some countries to refer to collecting unemployment benefits.

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