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Tim Hudak’s jobs plan would kill green jobs

 The PC leader’s pledge to end subsidies to wind and solar power would kill thousands of jobs in Ontario’s newest manufacturing sector — green energy.

KEN NEUMANN & RICK SMITH
Toronto Star
March 05 2014

It’s no secret that Ontario needs to create jobs. Our unemployment rate is too high. But it’s very strange to suggest that job creation can be accomplished by killing jobs that people actually have today. And yet, that is exactly what Ontario PC leader Tim Hudak proposed in his jobs plan, which he tabled in the legislature last week.

In addition to some drastic cuts to public sector jobs, Hudak’s pledge to end subsidies to wind and solar power would have the effect of killing thousands of jobs in Ontario’s newest manufacturing sector — green energy.

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