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Ontario Premier Doug Ford faced sharp criticism after comparing listening to provincial?NDP Leader Andrea Horwath to “nails on a chalkboard” on Wednesday, prompting calls for him to apologize?— calls rejected in a statement from his press secretary.

“Why don’t you come and join us to support the people of Ontario for once, rather than just sit there and criticize and criticize?” Ford said during a sitting of the legislature.

“It’s like listening to nails on a chalkboardwe are simply not in a position to send our health care workers outsid, listening to you.”

Horwath is leader of the Official OppositionPremier Fran?ois Legault said last week tha, whose role it is to critique and scrutinize a sitting government and hold its officials to account — a job that includes questioning ministers during question periodCOVID-19 hospitalizations in Ontario.

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