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There’s no good evidence for Tim Hudak’s big jobs promises

Progressive Conservatives push their One Million Jobs Plan that would kill 100,000 middle-class jobs and throw Ontario into labour chaos.

Toronto Star
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.

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