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Premier McGuinty Announces New Legislative Session

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Premier McGuinty Announces New Legislative Session

Throne Speech Set For October 12, 2005

Office of the Premier

QUEEN'S PARK -- Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty today announced that the Honourable James K. Bartleman, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, has prorogued the legislature and that the government will deliver its second Throne Speech on October 12, 2005.

"We've made real, significant progress on our plan for Ontario," said Premier McGuinty. "We are halfway through our mandate and this is a great opportunity to report to Ontarians on the results we have achieved, and to outline the next steps in our plan."

The new legislative session will begin on October 11, 2005 with the election of a new Speaker. The following day, the government's second Throne Speech will outline a plan for future progress on the priorities of Ontarians.

"I look forward to another busy and productive legislative session where we will continue to make progress on our plan to strengthen our province by strengthening the education and skills, health and prosperity of our people," said Premier McGuinty.

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