Wynne dismisses concerns, says the Ontario Energy Board will still set electricity rates.
PCs say legislative committee report is proof there was an attempted coverup by the Liberals.
Finance Minister Sousa says the $130.4-billion spending plan is the budget that voters endorsed in the June 12 election.
The opposition NDP and Torys say the Liberals have limited options to stem the flow of red ink.
That’s just 0.5% of the province’s budget, which hovers around $120 billion.
The massive chromite deposit would be a big boon to the province’s economy and create jobs in northern communities, the premier says.
Leader Horwath had previously challenged her opponents to five debates.