June 19, 2019 6:51 pm
Updated: June 20, 2019 11:14 am

Premier Doug Ford to shuffle his cabinet on Thursday

WATCH ABOVE: New members introduced to Doug Ford's cabinet were sworn into office on June 20 at Queen's Park in Toronto.

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TORONTO — Ontario Premier Doug Ford will be shuffling his cabinet on Thursday.

The reset comes just after he and his Progressive Conservatives marked the one-year anniversary of winning a majority government.

It also comes as Ford falls in the polls, with some even suggesting his unpopularity is hurting federal Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer’s chances in the province ahead of October’s election.

READ MORE: Doug Ford considering ‘reset’ of Ontario cabinet amid controversial cuts, PC insiders say

When asked recently about the possibility of a shuffle, Ford said he has the “best cabinet this province has ever seen.”

But, he said, each and every one of them was “more than capable of hopping into any portfolio.”

Ford’s last shuffle was in November, when about half a dozen ministers were reassigned following the resignation of Jim Wilson to seek treatment for addiction issues.

WATCH (June 14, 2019): Who may see a change in portfolios in Ford’s possible cabinet shuffle

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