"They wanted a tax on the rich, I wanted to pay down our deficit faster," Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty said at a news conference Monday. "So if you make more than half a million dollars, we will ask that you do a little bit more."
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A larger crane and robotics normally used in mining disasters will be employed, McGuinty said.
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