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Address given in the last ten days of the 1995 provincial election. Candidacy campaign platform. The message of the "Common Sense Revolution." What the speaker has found the people of Ontario want in terms of leadership. What the new provincial government will face. The issue of trust. Bringing back the voter to the political process. Response to attacks from opponents. A summary of the PC plan. Reducing the deficit. Protecting Ontario's funding priorities. Protecting health care, education in the classroom, law and order and law enforcement. Anticipated cuts in non-priority areas. Generating savings to taxpayers. Ending corporate welfare. Savings in dollars. Response to opposition of the PC plan.