Progressive Conservatives push their One Million Jobs Plan that would kill 100,000 middle-class jobs and throw Ontario into labour chaos.
May 14 2014
How can Tim Hudak do it all?
In an election platform that is at best counter-intuitive, the Progressive Conservative leader is now promising to blend extreme fiscal austerity with a newfound social conscience – a more nuanced message, at least, than his blunt pledge to chop 100,000 public sector jobs.
It’s an odd policy marriage. Relying on the calculations of a right-wing U.S. economist, Hudak says he would turn Ontario into a de-regulated, low-tax, cheap-electricity corporate haven where business will want to locate and (hopefully) use their financial advantage to hire Ontario workers.