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Toronto Has a Transit Deal. What’s Next?

Toronto Has a Transit Deal. What's Next?

All in all, the Province and the City have made significant strides to achieving a massive new subway and transit expansion totaling nearly $30 billion – including a real path to co-operation between all three levels of government – which is no small feat. We appear to have an agreement, but what does it all mean and what happens next?

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Can the Province Get Electricity Rates Down by 12% – Option 1: Convince People it’s Already Done?

Can the Province Get Electricity Rates Down by 12% - Option 1: Convince People it’s Already Done?

Starting as soon as November 1, 2019, the Ford government plans to change electricity bills to include a new line item called the “Total Ontario Support” message. According to a regulation posted for comment by the Ministry of Energy, the new Total Ontario Support line will be the combination of all government supports, totaling the roughly 25% discount provided through the Fair Hydro Plan. Though the new line item will look like new savings to consumers, it will be the same subsidy previously provided.

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Forward: A Real Plan for the Middle Class – A Look at the Liberal Party 2019 Platform

Justin Trudeau used the last Sunday of September to release his party’s election platform at the University of Toronto (Mississauga) campus. The document’s focus is on continuing economic growth and ensuring Canadians in the middle-class share in the benefits through government action. In particular, the Liberals focused

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