TORONTO – Marit Stiles, the Leader of the Official Opposition NDP, issued the following statement in response to the resignation of Doug Ford’s Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Steve Clark:
“Steve Clark is finally taking some responsibility for his role in the government’s Greenbelt scandal. But the Auditor General’s report, the Integrity Commissioner’s report, and now a potential criminal investigation clearly show that this corruption reaches far beyond Clark’s office.
Now it’s time for Doug Ford to face the music.
Recall the legislature so we can restore these lands to the Greenbelt; and give Ontarians the transparency and accountability they deserve from a Premier.”
Stiles and the NDP have called for Clark to resign since the release of the Auditor General’s report and for the government to retain all records related to the Greenbelt sell-off for all current and future investigations.