Liberals, NDP stress transit promises after Ford pledges gas price cut

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    Ontario NDP Chief Andrea Horwath and Liberal Premier Kathleen Wynne touted transit promises in the present day, a day after Doug Ford promised to assist drivers by chopping gas costs by 10 cents a litre.

    The Progressive Conservative chief stated he would cut gas costs by decreasing the provincial gas tax and scrapping the cap-and-trade program that places a price on carbon.

    Talking in Ottawa, Wynne stated most individuals would not really feel the influence of that as a result of gas costs fluctuate wildly and largely attributable to world forces.

    Wynne, whose Liberal authorities poured billions into transit infrastructure, says it is necessary to get to the purpose the place it is simpler to take transit than to get within the automotive.

    Horwath spoke about how an NDP authorities would fund half of the working prices of municipal transit.

    She highlighted her Toronto-focused promises exterior a subway station, saying she would additionally prioritize constructing a downtown reduction line to alleviate subway overcrowding.

    http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/horwath-wynne-transit-gas-price-cut-1.4667028?cmp=rss

     

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