TORONTO – Ontario’s governing Liberals will table their crucial budget on May 1, a high-stakes document that could turn into an election platform if both opposition parties refuse to support it.
“It’s going to be forward-thinking and long-term in vision,” Finance Minister Charles Sousa said Tuesday.
He appealed to the Progressive Conservatives and New Democrats to support his spending plan, but struck a less than conciliatory tone.
“I’m proud of what we will be delivering on May 1,” Sousa said.
“And if the opposition decide they want to go against the very initiatives the people of Ontario have asked for, that’s their call.”
Sousa announced the date at the same time the province’s top civil servant, cabinet secretary Peter Wallace, was set to testify about the alleged…
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