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Hudak’s jobs plan built of shaky premises

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Ontario Tory Leader Tim Hudak hasn’t told voters what kind of jobs he envisages, writes Carol Goar. Would they be full-time or part-time? Would they be permanent or short-term? Would they pay enough to support a family? - News services

As a marketing strategy, Tim Hudak's one million jobs act is masterful. It is simple, appealing and perfect for headlines, slogans and campaign brochures.

As a plan to get Ontario back to work, it wouldn't pass an elementary economics test. It consists of unproven assertions, nostrums that haven't worked for 20 years and wishful thinking.

Carol Goar is a news services columnist.

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