So the Ontario PC's want to abolish the College of Trades, but they also want to cut teachers and nurses… Who do I vote for?
There are never any easy answers when it comes to voting. No one political party will "do it all" for any one voter, when it comes to policies.
By Steve Payne
With the Ontario election just days away (June 12), contractors in the province have deluged us with comments for and against the PCs, Liberals and NDP. The PCs are famously promising to abolish the Ontario College of Trades (OCOT) – which they say is nothing but a trades tax, which is going to prevent contractors with tremendous skills from working legally – unless they, in some cases, go back to school or join a union. Here’s a comment from our subscriber Marten Burghgraef, illustrating the type of dilemma that many contractors face when they go to vote…
“OK, so the PCs want to abolish the OCOT but I heard they also want to cut teachers and nurses. Hate to lose these people as well. What do I do? Who do I vote for? Does not look like the NDP is going anywhere fast.”