The Chronicle Journal
May 18 2014
NEARLY two weeks into the Ontario election campaign much is being promised but much remains unknown and unsaid. For that reason it is difficult to judge who is worthy to run the province at a time when it needs inventive but reliable governance.
Election campaigns start with platforms designed for maximum appeal, then are tweaked as people start asking questions.
For example, voters have heard Progressive Conservative Leader Tim Hudak promise to create one million jobs but cut 100,000 jobs in the public service first. The concept sounds plausible since there surely is some fat left. But how much? And where?