Ford pledges to stop motion that calls for gender identity to be removed from the health curriculum

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Ontario Attorney General Caroline Mulroney, right, looks on as Ontario Premier Doug Ford speaks to media following his meeting with Quebec Premier Francois Legault , not shown, at Queens Park, in Toronto on Monday, Nov. 19, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Kristin Rushowy & Robert Benzie write at the Toronto Star:

Premier Doug Ford says he will do everything he can to put a stop to a controversial gender identity resolution passed by Progressive Conservative party members on the weekend.

“It came from the floor and it’s non-binding, so it’s done,” Ford told reporters Monday.

Asked if he’s killing it, the premier replied: “It’s done.”

While it’s unclear what he can do given the matter was formally voted on and approved by members at the convention, a spokesperson for Ford said he “will explore every option as leader of the Ontario PC Party to prevent this resolution from moving forward.”

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