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Premier wants to talk both provincial and federal budget with opposition leaders

Kathleen Wynne wants help to push Ottawa for equalization payments

The premier says she's presenting her ideas for the budget to the opposition parties and wants their feedback.

Kathleen Wynne made the comments while in Thornhill, the day before her first anniversary as premier.

She underlines that she intends to continue governing., stressing that she wants to make a minority government work.

Wynne says she hopes to get opposition support on one of her main initiatives in the budget - an Ontario Pension Plan.

The premier also used teh opportunity to try and garner opposition support for the province to unite against the federal government, which announced it will be cutting health transfer payments to Ontario.

The federal budget will be tabled on Tuesday.

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  1. Angry Bill posted on 02/10/2014 04:18 PM
    The opposition leaders will send their deputy leaders to meet with you.

    They know how you like that.
  2. Jack posted on 02/10/2014 05:38 PM
    "Unite against the federal government." Because that doesn't sound like the plot of a bad movie AT ALL. The sooner we can vote this chucklehead out of office and get a strong Conservative majority in power, the better.
    1. Face Facts posted on 02/11/2014 12:35 AM
      @Jack There is a greater chance of a tsunami happening on Lake Nipissing than there is of a Conservative majority government in Ontario these days.

      Since the provincial conservative party insists on clinging to Hudak as leader, the conservative voter base continues to erode.
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