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Andrea Horwath’s Ontario New Democrats could be primed for bigger gains in the provincial election likely to happen this spring.
Andrea Horwath’s Ontario New Democrats could be primed for bigger gains in the provincial election likely to happen this spring.
(KEVIN VAN PAASSEN/THE GLOBE AND MAIL)

Why Horwath’s NDP won’t release policy: they want to win

When Andrea Horwath outlined a proposal for hiking Ontario’s minimum wage earlier this week, it came as a surprise.

Not the policy itself, which pitched raising the wage higher than the governing Liberals are currently planning, and adding some tax cuts to lessen the effect on small business. The surprise was that Ms. Horwath was taking a position at all.