A multi-millionaire banker, RBC chief executive Gord Nixon, will head Premier Dalton McGuinty’s new “jobs and prosperity council,” Economic Development Minister Brad Duguid said Friday.

The council is tasked with finding $250 million in savings on business and skills training programs and devising ways to boost Ontario’s economy with unemployment stubbornly stuck above 7 per cent.

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Source: Toronto Star

*Gord Nixon is the Chair of TRIEC