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Statement Saturday: Ford and Immigration Policies

statement saturday: Doug Ford is completely supportive of new Canadians and immigration policies that welcome immigrants, she said, according to CTV. Ford Nation is a diverse group of supporters, including strong support in immigrant communities. In a statement Saturday, Ford's campaign spokeswoman Melissa Lantsman said the leader's comments at the debate are being mischaracterized by his political opponents. During Friday's northern debate, Ford said the government would have to exhaust every option for employing locals before relying on immigrants to fill jobs in sparsely populated areas. We need immediate policies to help those currently living in these communities, she said. Lantsman said Ford is open to the northern Ontario immigration program but believes that people in the north have felt left behind. ( As reported in the news.