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Hudak’s core beliefs intact

EDITORIAL February 24, 2014 Chronicle Herald ONTARIO Progressive Conservative Leader Tim Hudak backed down from his own economic vision Friday, abandoning the so-called right-to-work idea which would make union membership and payment of dues optional. Hudak thought he was on to something when a Forum Research poll last November showed voters evenly split on right-to-work in the public […]

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A dubious U-turn on unions

ANNE JARVIS Windsor Star February 24, 2014 So Progressive Conservative Leader Tim Hudak won’t gut unions. But he’ll tell Chrysler, negotiating more than $3 billion in investment for Windsor and Brampton, to hit the road. “As leader, I make the decisions,” he told me in an interview Friday. “I decide what goes into our platform and the kind […]

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Ontario Tory Leader Tim Hudak is right to retreat from ‘right-to-work’

Ontario Progressive Conservative Leader Tim Hudak is right to retreat from his union bashing ‘right-to-work’ policy. But why did he adopt it in the first place? EDITORIAL Toronto Star February 23 2014 At least he didn’t waffle and use weasel words. After weeks of obfuscation, Ontario Tory Leader Tim Hudak’s public abandonment of a key union-bashing policy […]

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Hudak’s right-to-work reversal a puzzler

Hudak’s right-to-work reversal a puzzler HOWARD ELLIOTT Hamilton Spectator February 23, 2014 There are a number of different ways you could look at Ontario Conservative leader Tim Hudak’s dramatic and somewhat surprising renunciation of his right-to-work platform. During a breakfast speech Friday Hudak jettisoned the U.S.-style plan, which has faced opposition from within his party, from organized […]

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Hudak bows to unions

Tory leader abandons right-to-work law he once called key to economic recovery. LORRIE GOLDSTEIN Toronto Sun February 22, 2014 Ontario PC leader Tim Hudak didn’t just do a flip-flop in renouncing his previous support of “right to work” legislation in a speech to the Toronto Region Board of Trade Friday, he did a reverse two-and-a-half somersaults. […]

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Tim Hudak renounces anti-union right-to-work plan

Progressive Conservative Leader Tim Hudak acknowledged “not very many” people in Ontario want the province to repeal the Rand Formula. RICHARD BRENNAN Toronto Star February 21, 2014 Progressive Conservative Leader Tim Hudak has abandoned his cornerstone policy to defang unions on the eve of a possible spring election. Hudak, during a breakfast speech Friday, jettisoned his U.S.-style right-to-work […]

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Hudak’s right-to-work flip too little too late?

CHRISTINA BLIZZARD Toronto Sun February 21, 2014 TORONTO - That was one risky high-wire act PC Leader Tim Hudak performed Friday morning. Working without a net, he backed down from his controversial so-called “right-to-work” legislation. You could practically hear the early morning business crowd at the Toronto Regional Board of Trade choke on their OJ as […]

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Hudak abandons risky ‘right to work’ policy

ADRIAN MORROW The Globe and Mail February 21 2014 When the Ontario Progressive Conservatives embraced “right to work” policy nearly two years ago, it seemed a perfect fit. They were taking a rightward turn, and needed provocative ideas to grab voters’ attention and give supporters something meaty to vote for. Promising to kill the Rand Formula – […]

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Hudak abandons ‘right-to-work’ platform

MATTHEW PEARSON Ottawa Citizen February 21, 2014 In the clearest sign yet that his party is gearing up for a possible spring election, Tim Hudak announced Friday that the Progressive Conservatives will not campaign on bringing so-called right-to-work legislation to Ontario. The major policy reversal comes after the question of making union membership and payment of […]

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