Archive: Show #94 Pre-Election Budget

4th Reading

In Tuesday's document, Ernie Eves fulfilled the "Common Sense Revolution" promise of a 30 per cent income tax cut, but he surprised many observers by spending millions on new job creation programs. The regular panelists; 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; and filling in for Ruth Grier, former Ontario NDP MPP Richard Johnston, join Steve Paikin to analyze the latest polls and discuss whether the Harris Tories are softening their conservative agenda as they reach the mid-point of their mandate.
Aired:
May 11, 1997