The Canadian Press

1993-04-23 | Ontario-social-contract-Laughren

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The Ontario government announced a plan to chop four billion dollars from the provincial deficit in the next fiscal year. Finance Minister Floyd Laughren outlined proposals to cut funding for health care, education and social services, and to dump thousands of jobs from the public sector payroll.

Date: 1993-04-23
Placeline: Toronto, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 28 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << an estimated nine thousand to eleven thousand jobs will be affected in the Ontario public service and the broader public sector in the first year that's on a base of nine hundred thousand people we are sharing this information with our social contract partners today part of the challenge in our discussions with them will be how to mitigate the impact on workers and how to address the need for further spending reductions >>

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