ONTARIO BUDGET 2012

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McGuinty Has Some 'Splaining To Do

TORONTO - Last week, Premier Dalton McGuinty was warning Ontario's Liberals to get ready to board the campaign bus for a summer election.This weekend, he'll be explaining why his budget — despite all...
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NDP Abstains As Ontario Budget Passes

TORONTO - A summer election in Ontario was averted Wednesday with the passage of the minority Liberal government's budget.Despite forcing the Liberals to make several changes, such as delaying corpora...
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He Wants It In Writing

TORONTO - The threat of a snap election in Ontario eased slightly Sunday after Premier Dalton McGuinty and NDP Leader Andrea Horwath agreed they wanted the budget to pass to avoid the defeat of the mi...
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McGuinty Threatens New Election

TORONTO - A battle over the Ontario budget threatened to blow up into a summer election campaign Friday, with all three parties accusing each other of trying to trigger a vote they all agree no one wa...
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Should Have Signed A Prenup?

TORONTO - Premier Dalton McGuinty may be regretting that he didn't sign a budget pre-nup before his shotgun "happy marriage" to the New Democrats.The minority Liberals and the NDP — who joined forces...
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Ontario Deficit Falls Slightly

TORONTO - A second credit rating agency put Ontario on credit watch Wednesday, just hours after the province announced last year's deficit was $300 million less than projected only a month ago.Standar...
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Ontario Budget Passes As NDP Abstains

TORONTO - A "happy marriage" between the Liberals and NDP that was solidified with a new tax on the rich allowed Ontario's minority government to survive a confidence vote on its budget Tuesday.After...
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Ontario Liberals Agree To NDP's Rich Tax

TORONTO -- Premier Dalton McGuinty agreed Tuesday to a key NDP budget demand to hike taxes for the wealthy in order to stave off another election. The minority Liberals will put a surtax on those earn...