(LONDON) – Deb Matthews, MPP for London-North Centre says her government’s new five-year Open Ontario Plan will create jobs and build a stronger economy.
"Our government has a plan to open Ontario to new opportunities, new jobs, and new growth," said Matthews. "We’ll make Ontario a North American leader in clean-water technology, expand post-secondary education, and create an online university to help Ontarians get the training they need for the good jobs of the future."
The plan was unveiled in the Speech from the Throne, opening the second session of Ontario’s 39th parliament. Highlights include:
The five-year plan includes several initiatives already underway:
"The choices we make during the next five years will be decisive in the life of our province," said Premier Dalton McGuinty. "Growing our economy — growing stronger — requires Ontario to be open to change, open to opportunities and open to our new world."
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Deb Matthews, MPP
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