Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne throws more jabs at Harper

WATCH ABOVE: What was perhaps Stephen Harper’s most heated exchange this week didn’t involve one of the other party leaders but rather the Premier of Ontario. Jacques Bourbeau reports.

TORONTO – Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne is continuing to weigh in on the federal election campaign with a historical jab against Prime Minister Stephen Harper.

She compared the Conservative leader to Canada’s first prime minister, implying that the transcontinental railway never would have been built if Harper had been in charge back then.

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She made the remarks today during the opening of Toronto federal Liberal candidate Bill Blair’s campaign office in east Toronto.

Wynne has been blasting Harper on various issues since the very beginning of the federal campaign including his lack of support for the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan.

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The federal Conservatives responded by repeating previous comments that it would not help Wynne bring in a tax hike.

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