It's from a very different decade, but Ontario Progressive Conservative party leader Tim Hudak seems to borrowing — heavily — from the playbook of former Premier Mike Harris and his so-called Common Sense Revolution.
On Wednesday, Hudak published his full election platform ahead of the spring provincial election.
Like the 1990's Common Sense Revolution, it includes a bevy of conservative favourites: tax cuts, balanced budgets and a trimming of the public sector.
"Every single one of these policies went through a single lens – does it lead to new and better jobs?" Hudak, who was a cabinet minister in the Harris government, said in a statement.
"We need a million more jobs because too many young people can’t get started on a career and because too many workers have lost their jobs and cannot find work."
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