The CPC-O's 2003 election platform, entitled "A People's Agenda for Ontario", endorsed such policies as:
- the outlawing of private hospitals and clinics
- rejecting proposed public funding for private schools
- affordable housing, increased minimum wage and pensions, a shorter work week
- voluntary retirement at age 60
- progressive tax reform including increased corporate taxation
- implementing the Walkerton Report and Kyoto Accord, and prohibiting the sale of water
- 100,000 units of affordable housing over five years
- rent controls and rent reductions
- implementing the Romanow Report and expanding public health insurance
- investing $20 billion in public education over five years, and banning user fees
- the abolition of university tuition fees
- implementing the day care program currently used in Quebec
- transferring 50% of gas and road-use taxes to municipalities, and ending toll roads
- eliminating the provincial sales tax
- public automobile insurance
- cutting the work week to 32 hours, with 40 hours pay
- increasing the minimum wage to $12 an hour
- pay equity and employment equity
- a Labour Bill of Rights
- developing solar and wind energy
- equal marriage rights for gays and lesbians
- proportional representation in elections.
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