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Premier wants federal budget back-up
Kathleen Wynne reaches out to opposition leaders
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With the federal government set to table it's budget, Ontario's premier wants opposition parties at Queen's Park to stand behind her in a united front against Ottawa.

Kathleen Wynne says Ontario has been treated unfairly by the federal government after announcing it will be shrinking equalization payments by $641 million to the province.

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

She says 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.

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

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With the federal government set to table it's budget, Ontario's premier wants opposition parties at Queen's Park to stand behind her in a united front against Ottawa.

Kathleen Wynne says Ontario has been treated unfairly by the federal government after announcing it will be shrinking equalization payments by $641 million to the province.

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

She says 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.

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

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