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Eves, The Hon. Ernie
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A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. A recap of Mr. Eves' speech from the previous year. The goals as set out in that address. The plan working. The future. Balancing the budget. The falling deficit. Structural changes to the way the province works. Creating jobs. Keeping Ontario at the leading edge of science and technology. Investing in research and development. Cutting taxes. Effects of cutting taxes. Employment statistics. Housing starts and other economic statistics. Needs of the community and health-care professionals across Ontario. The key to improving quality care. The education system. The Student Opportunities Trust Fund. $30 million set aside for a pilot project at the college and university level for learning-disabled student. The speaker's experience with his own son, Justin. Examples of expenditures in the area of social justice. Creating a prosperous Ontario for today and tomorrow. The speaker ends with a quote from George Bernard Shaw.