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McCallion turns down appointment as Ford adviser

Jan 31, 2019 - The Globe and Mail (Canada)

Former Mississauga mayor Hazel McCallion has officially turned down her appointment as Premier Doug Ford's special adviser, a position that would have paid as much as $150,000 a year.

Ms. McCallion, who turns 98 next month, said Wednesday that her "extensive commitments" prevent her from accepting the job as special adviser to Mr. Ford and Municipal Affairs Minister Steve Clark, an appointment announced by the Ontario government less than two weeks ago.

Ms. McCallion was to be paid a...