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On the campaign trail: Wait times, new Canadian jobs and farm funding
Provincial leaders tour Toronto and South Western Ontario
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There was no long weekend break for the provincial leaders, and the Tuesday after the holiday was no exception.

NDP leader Andrea Horwath stood on the front lawn of Queen's Park, hospital row at her back, vowing to slice ER wait-times in half. Horwath says this will be done by hiring 250 new nurses, setting up 50 new 24-hour clinics, giving a five-day home care guarantee and creating 1,400 more long-term spaces.

Horwath says the four-year plan will cost $205 million for each of the first two years and $215 million for each of the last two. She says the spending is feasible and will be laid out in her party's platform. She claims it will be released "soon."

Progressive Conservative leader Tim Hudak was in Toronto's east end, outlining plans to attract more new Canadians to the province. Hudak says he wants immigrants to be able to work in their chosen careers rather than "placeholder jobs."

He points specifically to what he calls an underutilized government program which allows people to be nominated for permanent residents status when they have a job offer in Ontario.

Premier Kathleen Wynne was on a farm in Paris, promising to give $40 million a year for 10 years to farmers to help them buy machinery and equipment.

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There was no long weekend break for the provincial leaders, and the Tuesday after the holiday was no exception.

NDP leader Andrea Horwath stood on the front lawn of Queen's Park, hospital row at her back, vowing to slice ER wait-times in half. Horwath says this will be done by hiring 250 new nurses, setting up 50 new 24-hour clinics, giving a five-day home care guarantee and creating 1,400 more long-term spaces.

Horwath says the four-year plan will cost $205 million for each of the first two years and $215 million for each of the last two. She says the spending is feasible and will be laid out in her party's platform. She claims it will be released "soon."

Progressive Conservative leader Tim Hudak was in Toronto's east end, outlining plans to attract more new Canadians to the province. Hudak says he wants immigrants to be able to work in their chosen careers rather than "placeholder jobs."

He points specifically to what he calls an underutilized government program which allows people to be nominated for permanent residents status when they have a job offer in Ontario.

Premier Kathleen Wynne was on a farm in Paris, promising to give $40 million a year for 10 years to farmers to help them buy machinery and equipment.

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