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4th Reading

New deals for schools, hospitals and municipalities were the main themes of yesterday's throne speech. The question is, will Premier Ernie Eves more conciliatory tone quiet his critics and translate into increased support for his new Tory government? Analysis of the throne speech from former NDP Cabinet Minister Ruth Grier, Conservative Advisor Mac Penney and Liberal Strategist Richard Mahoney.
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May 12, 2002
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