Key quotes from election night in Ontario

The Canadian Press
June 13, 2014 03:00 AM

Ontario Liberal Leader Kathleen Wynne celebrates with supporters at the Liberal's election night headquarters in Toronto, Ont. on Thursday, June 12, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese

TORONTO - Ontario's Liberals secured a majority government in Thursday's provincial election. Here are some key quotes from prominent players:

"You have put your trust in us and we will not let you down." — Liberal Premier Kathleen Wynne.

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"We did not receive the results that we wanted...(But) nobody should take this result as an endorsement of the status quo." — Progressive Conservative Leader Tim Hudak.

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"I know that perhaps people weren't hoping for this particular result tonight, but New Democrats are fighters and we are going to keep fighting." — NDP Leader Andrea Horwat.

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"I look forward to working with Premier Wynne on issues of importance to Ontarians and all Canadians, including promoting jobs, growth and long-term prosperity." — Prime Minister Stephen Harper.

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"Ontario needs a partner in Ottawa, not an antagonist. We Liberals are determined to work with the provincial government to build that positive alternative for Ontarians and all other Canadians." — Federal Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau.

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"Congratulations Andrea Horwath and to the ONDP on a hard fought campaign...Congratulations to Kathleen Wynne on her win tonight in Ontario." Federal NDP Leader Tom Mulcair.


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