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Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne speaks to The Empire Club of Canada in Toronto on Monday, April 28, 2014.
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne speaks to The Empire Club of Canada in Toronto on Monday, April 28, 2014.
(Frank Gunn/THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Wynne targets NDP social conscience, but could veer off course

Much more than a financial plan, the budget unveiled on Thursday by Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa – after most of it had already leaked, strategically or otherwise – is an election platform.

Senior Liberals say they are keeping few other policies in their back pocket, for a campaign that could begin as early as next week. They clearly believe their budget gives them more than enough to run on, and appeal to one group of voters in particular.