Ontario budget 2014: Everything you need to know about the budget, from higher taxes to a new pension plan

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Ontario’s minority Liberals have given the New Democrats a week to decide whether they’ll support the new budget or force an election.

Premier Kathleen Wynne says she wants to meet with NDP Leader Andrea Horwath by May 8 to discuss whether her party will support the $130.4-billion spending blueprint.

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If Horwath — who did not comment on the budget today — agrees to support it, Wynne says she wants to determine a plan for passing it before the legislature rises in June.

The make-it-or-break-it budget tabled today could seal the fate of the minority Liberals, who need the support of at least one of the opposition parties to avoid defeat.

The New Democrats have propped them up in the past, but Horwath wouldn’t say what she’ll do.

Wynne says the contents of the…

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