Archive: Show #73

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Premier Mike Harris promised the Common Sense Revolution would produce 725,000 new jobs by the turn of the century. Sixteen months later, how are the Tories doing on their job creation promises? Are the government's policies creating jobs fast enough? Would the other parties be doing any better? Host Steve Paikin is joined by NDP Leader Howard Hampton , his former cabinet colleague Ruth Grier; Rick Mahoney, lawyer with Fraser & Beatty and former Ontario Liberal Party President; and Peter Van Loan, current president of the Ontario PC party.
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Oct 06, 1996
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The latest coronavirus updates from across the province.

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The latest coronavirus updates from across the province.

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