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

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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