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Many Ontarians will pay a steep price if Doug Ford keeps his budget promises

Harold Innis Industry Professor of Economics, Jim Stanford, discusses the results of the recent provincial PC leadership election and the potential effects of Doug Ford's suggested budget.

Apr 24, 2018

Ontarians watched with fascination as provincial Progressive Conservatives demonstrated their proficiency at counting leadership ballots. Now, voters are waiting to see if the PCs are any better at counting billions of dollars in their fiscal platform.

Indeed, Doug Ford’s most pressing policy task is to present a convincing fiscal plan for the imminent election. He needs a budget true to his aw-shucks conservative populism – but also one that adds up at the bottom. This will not be easy.

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