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Wynne to lay out long-term plan in throne speech
Sources say speech will focus on Premier's "activist centre" approach
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Kathleen Wynne will kick off her majority government with a speech from the throne that will focus on past promises and new spending.  

Newstalk 1010 has learned the speech will be called "Building Ontario Up," and will outline the province's commitment to programs like Full Day Kindergarten and the 30 per cent post-secondary tuition grant.

It will also focus on Ontario's business climate. Sources reveal it will outline a trade mission to China this fall.

The speech will also re-commit to plans to implement a $29 billion transit and infrastructure fund and maintain a transparent government.
 
"It will show our unwavering commitment to balance the budget by 2017-18," a government source said. They added the budget which was tabled in May set the stage for what's to come.

Government House Leader Yasir Naqvi says the Liberals won't ram anything through now that they're in a majority situation. He vows to continue to work with opposition parties.

As for if there are plans to pump money into public sector contract negotiations, the Finance Minister shakes his head.

"The envelope for wage increase is limited, it's zero," Charles Sousa said.

Sousa plans to re-introduce the budget on July 14th.

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Kathleen Wynne will kick off her majority government with a speech from the throne that will focus on past promises and new spending.  

Newstalk 1010 has learned the speech will be called "Building Ontario Up," and will outline the province's commitment to programs like Full Day Kindergarten and the 30 per cent post-secondary tuition grant.

It will also focus on Ontario's business climate. Sources reveal it will outline a trade mission to China this fall.

The speech will also re-commit to plans to implement a $29 billion transit and infrastructure fund and maintain a transparent government.
 
"It will show our unwavering commitment to balance the budget by 2017-18," a government source said. They added the budget which was tabled in May set the stage for what's to come.

Government House Leader Yasir Naqvi says the Liberals won't ram anything through now that they're in a majority situation. He vows to continue to work with opposition parties.

As for if there are plans to pump money into public sector contract negotiations, the Finance Minister shakes his head.

"The envelope for wage increase is limited, it's zero," Charles Sousa said.

Sousa plans to re-introduce the budget on July 14th.

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