Archive: Show #91 "Bill 104"

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The Tories have promised to shake up the education system as never before. They say their current plan to cut the number of school boards in half is just the beginning. In a moment, the Minister of Education will be here to tell us what's still to come. Besides cutting the education budget by hundreds of millions of dollars, what have the Tories really done after almost two years in office? Host Steve Paikin is joined by Education Minister John Snobelen. As well, the regular Queen's Park analysts: former Ontario NDP Cabinet Minister Ruth Grier; Richard Mahoney, at one time the President of the Ontario Liberals, now with Fraser and Beatty in Ottawa, and Hugh Segal - senior Progressive Conservative advisor.
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Apr 20, 1997
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