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Back to work: Liberals pressed on paying down the deficit
Opposition claim tax increases or public sector job cuts are to come.
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The opposition pressed the Liberals on if they're going to raise taxes or slash jobs to bring down the province's $12.5 billion deficit.

MPPs came back to work for the first time since before the election Monday, with the usual sparring in Question Period.

Interim Tory leader Jim Wilson demanded transparency after questioning how the Liberals can afford a big-spending budget when the province is in the red.

NDP leader Andrea Horwath pressed on if the Liberals would cut 100,000 public sector jobs as economist Don Drummond suggests.

Premier Kathleen Wynne denied massive job cuts, stressing the province is enhancing services in its budget not spending aimlessly. She says she will be open and transparent in how the province will balance its books by 2017-18.

The budget will be re-tabled on July 14th. The Liberals maintain there won't be any major changes.

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The opposition pressed the Liberals on if they're going to raise taxes or slash jobs to bring down the province's $12.5 billion deficit.

MPPs came back to work for the first time since before the election Monday, with the usual sparring in Question Period.

Interim Tory leader Jim Wilson demanded transparency after questioning how the Liberals can afford a big-spending budget when the province is in the red.

NDP leader Andrea Horwath pressed on if the Liberals would cut 100,000 public sector jobs as economist Don Drummond suggests.

Premier Kathleen Wynne denied massive job cuts, stressing the province is enhancing services in its budget not spending aimlessly. She says she will be open and transparent in how the province will balance its books by 2017-18.

The budget will be re-tabled on July 14th. The Liberals maintain there won't be any major changes.

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