Health and Hydro

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The Federal Government and the Provinces both came out with competing Health Care packages this week, setting the stage for a show down at the First Minister's Conference in Ottawa on February 4th and 5th. Ontario Health Minister Tony Clement weighs in on Ontario's vision of the future of Health Care. Also, this week Premier Ernie Eves announced he was back-tracking on the plan to partially privatize Hydro One. Progressive Conservative MPP for Durham John O'Toole, Gerry Phillips, the Liberal Finance critic and MPP for Scarborough- Agincourt and NDP MPP for Beaches-East York Michael Prue, analyse this latest shift in policy.
Jan 26, 2003
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