2018 Ontario

Disclaimer

The policies outlined below are incomplete and items are cross posted through categories. This was put together by humans and is therefore imperfect, if you spot something we are missing or that appears biased please let us know through the “bull” button. Thank you, and happy choosing!
Tip: If viewing this with a mouse with a vertical scroll wheel hold shift and scroll to move horizontally

But first! Narrow it down to your important issues

Ontario Liberal Logo Ontario Progressive Conservative Logo Ontario Green Logo

Childcare

  • Invest $1.6B over 5 years to create 45000 licensed child care spaces (4)
  • Provide $2.2B to introduce free preschool for children aged two and a half until eligible for kindergarten starting 2020(4)
  • Provide First Nations with $40M over three years in new operating funding for new and existing child care programs on‐reserve (4)
  • Introduce the Ontario Childcare Tax Rebate for parents with children under the age of 15, that will pay up to 75% of a family’s childcare expenses, with lower income families receiving the most support (12)
  • The Ontario Childcare Rebate will cover licensed care, independent care, babysitters, nannies and after-school programs (12)
  • Phase in free child care for those making under $40,000, $12/day for others (2)
  • Increase wages for early childhood educators (2)
  • Expand the number of child care spaces by 202,000, a 51% increase (2)
  • Increase funding for licensed child care spaces (1)
  • Require all new elementary schools to include childcare spaces (1)
  • Phase in funding to support free daycare for working parents with children under age 3 (1)
  • Provide incentives to offset the capital costs for businesses to set up onsite daycare (1)
  • Incease funding for daycares on First Nations land (1)

Economy & Employment

  • Provide $547M over 5 years for repairs and retrofits to improve energy efficiency and sustainability of social housing (4)
  • Provide $5.8M over 3 years to support a Habitat for Humanity build factory in Burlington (4)
  • Invest $935M over 3 years for the Good Jobs and Growth Plan (4)
  • Provide an additional $900M over 10 years to the Jobs and Prosperity Fund (4)
  • Invest $500M over 10 years in the Province’s New Economy Fund (4)
  • Invest $85M over 10 years in the Venture Technologies Fund (4)
  • Invest $50M over 10 years in the Transformative Technology Partnerships Fund (4)
  • Invest an additional $100M over 10 years in the Eastern Ontario and Southwestern Ontario Development Funds (4)
  • Invest $100M over 10 years in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area Fund (4)
  • Provide $85M over 3 years to the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (4)
  • Invest $500M over 3 years for the expansion of broadband connectivity to Northern and rural communities (4)
    • Run a deficit in the first year (8)
    • Cut $6 billion from Ontario’s budget without laying off any public employees (8)
    • Call an outside audit of government spending. The results of the audit will be publically available in its entirety (9)
  • Cancel the Jobs and Prosperity fund (31)
  • Lower business taxes from 11.5% to 10.5% (31)
  • Reduce the small business tax rate by 8.7% (31)
  • Provide more resources to support Ontario’s Auditor General (9)
  • Create a stream within the Jobs and Prosperity Fund to promote manufacturing research and development (2)
  • Form an advisory panel on the “innovation economy” (2)
  • Spend $1 billion on the Ring of Fire, focusing on infrastructure (2)
  • Invest $57 million from the Jobs and Prosperity Fund for job creation in the trades with a particular focus on women (2)
  • Create a $50-million fund over the next five years out of the Jobs and Prosperity Fund to match TV and film industry investment in new studio space (2)
  • Invest $100 million in natural gas expansion to rural Ontario (2)
  • Spend $1 billion to bring broadband service to rural and northern Ontario (2)
  • Implement a cluster strategy focused on bringing together all actors within a strategic regional industry (2)
  • Make a fund within the Jobs and Prosperity Fund to create opportunities for mid-career education (2)
  • Increase the tax exemption level for the Employer Health Tax to $1 million to provide cash flow savings for local businesses and non-profits (1)
  • Support the Pay Transparency to Close the Gender Pay Gap Act to hold employers accountable for gender pay gaps in their workplaces (1)
  • Provide an option for employers to receive up-front subsidies when hiring Co-op students as an alternative to Co-Operative Education Tax Credits (1)
  • Produce an electronic, single-entry access to the application and registration process for apprenticeship programs (1)
  • Reduce the ratio of journey people to apprentices to one-to-one to open more jobs and training opportunities (1)
  • Enact a Basic Income Guarantee pilot program with the intention of using its findings to produce a functional Basic Income Guarantee plan (1)
  • Conduct a census of vulnerable jobs in transition to a low carbon economy and develop “a strategy” to aid employee transition to those jobs – including retraining, living wages, etc (1)
  • Create dedicated funding opportunities for small businesses by reforming business development support programs (1)
  • End the 3 month waiting period to make OHIP immediately available for migrant and temporary foreign workers (1)
  • Require all company pension plans to be fully funded to meet obligations in the event of bankruptcy (1)
  • Eliminate pension fund deficits within 5 years (1)
  • Overhaul the workplace insurance regime (1)
  • Incentivize the organizing of freelance workers to form associations to allow them to access group benefits (1)

Education

  • Provide $2.2B to introduce free preschool for children aged two and a half until eligible for kindergarten (4)
  • Provide $250M over 3 years to improve access to special education assessments and special education programs in schools (4)
  • Provide $120M to increase support for students in Grades 7 and 8 (4)
  • Invest an additional $21M over 3 years to expose students to arts education (4)
  • Invest $49M over 3 years for student development programs (4)
  • Provide $16B over 10 years in new and improved schools (4)
  • Contribute $45.6m over 3 years to the Ontario Bridge Training Program for skilled immigrants (4)
  • Provide $28M over 3 years to create a Digital Public Library (4)
  • Increase the Public Library Operating Grant by $51M over 3 years (4)
  • Provide $411 million to fund a high-school apprenticeship program (4)
    • Revise curricular documents in all core subject areas, and open the issue up to the Conservative party, parents, and voters (5)
    • Scrap ‘Discovery math’ (6)
    • Make math mandatory in teachers colleges (7)
    • Overhaul the EQAO standardized testing (7)
    • Restore the previous sex-education curriculum until a new one can be installed based on consultation with parents (7)
  • Provide an additional $38 million beyond the existing government funding for education of children with autism (31)
  • Hire more teachers and educational assistants (2)
  • Impose a moratorium on school closings (2)
  • Cap kindergarten classroom sizes at 26 students (2)
  • Invest $16 billion to repair schools (2)
  • End Kindergarten / Grade 1 split classrooms (2)
  • End EQAO (standardized testing) (2)
  • Change the rules around education development charges to fund new schools (2)
  • Ensure Schools teach inclusive history (including minority groups, experiences) (2)
  • Establish an Ontario Youth Green Corps to provide summer job experience and help young people learn job skills (1)
  • Increase funding for children’s mental health services (counsellors, psychologists, etc.) (1)
  • Eliminate standardized testing (EQAO) (1)
  • Ensure average class size of grades 4 to 8 does not exceed 22 students (1)
  • Reduce Kindergarten class size through application of class size caps (1)
  • Develop an evidence-based plan for ensuring a sufficient amount of physical activity in schools (1)
  • Integrate the public and separate school boards and develop clear guidelines on the closing of local schools, freezing school closures until these are reached (1)
  • Provide professional learning on equity, anti-racism, and Indigenous issues in schools while requiring school boards to collect race-based data to incorporate into race equity components of education programs (1)
  • Fund nutrition programs to improve student health (1)
  • Require all new elementary schools to include childcare spaces (1)
  • Expand the Urban and Priority High Schools program (UPHS) to provide additional funding to high schools in urban low socioeconomic status communities (1)
  • Make age-appropriate curriculum on Indigenous people’s historical and contemporary contributions to Canada a mandatory education requirement for K-12 grades (1)

Environment & Parks

  • Provide $52M over 3 years towards sustaining the Great Lakes (4)
  • Provide $15M over 3 years to preserve Ontario’s natural heritage (4)
  • Spend $1.7B over three years to support energy-saving programs under the Green Ontario Fund (3)
  • Invest $52M over three years for new technologies to deal with toxic chemicals, excessive algae and road salt; better manage sewer system overflow (3)
  • Spend $15M over three years to protect forests, wetlands and lakes (3)
  • Provide $547M over 5 years for repairs and retrofits to improve energy efficiency and sustainability of social housing (4)
  • Invest more than $90M in 2017–18 in commuter cycling (3)
    • Repeal Ontario’s existing cap-and-trade system (19)
    • Oppose the federal carbon tax plan (19)
    • Repeal the Ontario Green Energy Act (19)
  • Scrap the carbon tax (31) Decrease the price of gas by 10 cents/litre (31) Set up an emissions-reduction fund (31)
  • Update the environmental bill of rights (2)
  • Introduce a $50 million no-interest and on-bill home retrofit program to help people consume less power (payed with cap and trade revenue) (2)
  • Clean up the mercury in the English–Wabigoon River system to get two first nations access to potable water (2)
  • Form a Provincial Forest Strategy to protect the longterm sustainability of the forests (2)
  • Place an immediate and indefinite ban on fracking (1)
  • Implement a carbon pricing mechanism to improve incentives for low carbon products (1)
  • Implement incentives for businesses investing in low carbon equipment and green economic activity (1)
  • Implement incentives for businesses that participate in training in job growth areas such as green building, renewable energy, sustainable transportation (1)
  • Provide startup grants for Northern Ontario and First Nations communities to create renewable projects and build water purification systems (1)
  • Redirect business support programs to target scaling up of cleantech companies, while eliminating support for proposals that would increase Ontario’s greenhouse gas pollution (1)
  • Establish government procurement rules for purchasing low carbon products/services, supporting Ontario-made clean tech products to commercialize Ontario innovation (1)
  • Conduct a census of vulnerable jobs and economic sectors in transition to low carbon economy to help worker transition (1)
  • Implement border adjustment taxes (import fees on goods manufactured in non-carbon taxing countries) (1)
  • Provide online entrepreneurial courses, business modelling workshops, and startup capital to young entrepreneurs to start green businesses (1)
  • Pass the Organic Products Act to establish a standard definition for Organic, to allow producer’s use of the term to be backed by third party certification (1)
  • Invest in stronger monitoring and enforcement of air quality (1)
  • Oppose the reverse flow of Line 9 (http://www.enbridge.com/ECRAI.aspx) (1)
  • Transition Ontario to a revenue-neutral carbon fee-and-dividend system by levying a fee on all goods and services that result in greenhouse gas pollution, and return all pollution tax revenue to citizens (1)
  • Provide incentives for improving energy efficiency of existing buildings (1)
  • Set a target date for phasing out internal combustion engines with the goal of Ontario meeting a carbon neutral target by 2050. Raise the average fuel eonomy emission standards to encourage more fuel efficient vehicles (1)
  • Increase HST rebate allowance on new homes that are net zero carbon (1)
  • Revise the Ontario Building Code to mandate that all new buildings meet net zero carbon standards (1)
  • Establish a Green Mortgage program where mortgage default risk is protected by the province to provide incentives for mortgage providers to offer low-interest mortgages on energy efficient homes (1)
  • Create a dedicated funding stream for green infrastructure (1)
  • Provide new carbon-free educational grants for students (1)
  • Support fleet electrification by providing funding for the public and private sector to purchase electric vehicles and install charging facilities (1)
  • Provide a rebate program for private citizens purchase of electric vehicles, eliminate HST on zero emission vehicles, and provide free overnight vehicle charging for residential customers (1)
  • Move towards installing electric vehicle charging stations at all public buildings and along 400 series highways (1)
  • Support rapid electrification plans for all transit systems (1)
  • Support public funding of research and development into clean technology innovation (1)
  • Set and report on 5 year targets to reduce fossil fuel consumption with the goal of Ontario being carbon neutral by 2050 (1)
  • Support public funding of research and development into clean technology innovation (1)
  • Provide incentives for natural gas production from organic waste and other renewable sources (1)
  • Establish low-carbon content requirements for natural gas distribution (1)
  • Expand the Managed Forest Tax Incentive Program to reward landowners for planting trees (1)
  • Reverse the government’s decision to close the Ontario Tree Seed Plant (1)
  • Create incentives to reward landowners for increasing the organic content of their soil and support research to improve soil health (1)
  • Implement stronger protections for wetlands, grasslands, and woodlots (1)
  • Reward farmers for environmentally and community-conscious stewardship practices (1)
  • Ensure that green infrastructure projects such as urban forests qualify for provincial infrastructure funding (1)
  • Develop a central repository for climate data (1)
  • Mandate permeable pavement on all new parking spaces to reduce flooding (1)
  • Deny the electricity price increases intended to finance rebuilding the Darlington nuclear station, and place a moratorium on rebuilding any nuclear plant until an independent public review of costs and alternatives is conducted (1)
  • Shut down the Pickering Nuclear Power Station when it’s operating license expires in August 2018 (1)
  • Develop a Long-term Energy Plan for Ontario to be powered with 100% renewable energy (1)
  • Establish a green revolving fund to use savings from energy conservation to invest in additional greenhouse gas reduction efforts (1)
  • Establish public reporting requirements to ensure all publicly funded provincial institutions are accountable for the energy they use (1)
  • Import green hydro power from neighbouring provinces (1)
  • Provide incentives for homeowners, renters, and businessnesses convert to low carbon heating systems (1)
  • Cancel programs that subsidize electricity rates for upper income consumers (1)
  • Pursue the development of a smart grid to modernize Ontario’s electricity distribution system (1)
  • Set aggressive greenhouse gas targets for provincial government operations and expand reduction programs to more public institutions (1)
  • Require all new and resurfaced highways to have paved shoulders for safe cycling (1)
  • Provide incentives for transit users, carpooling ride shares, and employers who provide opportunities for employees to work from home (1)
  • Establish a sustainable goods movement strategy based on data collected from freight movement and employing low greenhouse gas fuels to replace diesel (1)
  • Increase funding to the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (1)
  • Reform the Environmental Bill of Rights to include the right to a healthy environment for all Ontarians (1)
  • Set aside a minimum of 17% of the land base in protected areas (1)
  • Establish programs to monitor biodiversity, wetlands, and grasslands (1)
  • Provide incentives for pollinator-friendly farming practices (1)
  • Ban logging and resource extraction in provincial parks where ecological integrity is threatened (1)
  • Phase out the single use bottled water industry in Ontario within 10 years (1)
  • Require major municipalities to eliminate combined sewer overflows and sewage bypasses which discharge raw sewage into waterways during high volumes of flow (1)
  • Establish standards to limit phosphorous emissions to water for sewer treatment plant effluent (1)
  • Resolve the air pollution problems plaguing the Aamjiwnaang First Nation in Sarnia (1)
  • Make polluters pay for cleaning up contaminated groundwater (1)
  • Provide incentives for farmers to use less fertilizer and better control farm field runoff (1)
  • Require an assessment of air pollution sources and publish a registry of air toxins (1)
  • Require full ingredient disclosure on product labelling and full disclosure of chemical use by dry cleaners (1)
  • Cancel plans to bury nuclear waste near the Great lakes or major river systems and conduct an independent review of nuclear waste storage options (1)
  • Reform the Endangered Species Act to remove exemptions that would protect companies from facing penalties for harming animals and their habitats (1)
  • Enforce a complete ban on the use of neonicotinoid pesticides (1)
  • Ban dolphins and whales in captivity (1)
  • End the pit bull ban and replace it with a Responsible Pet Ownership law (1)
  • Phase out battery farming (1)
  • Ban the use of lost or abandoned pets in research (1)
  • Establish Individual Producer Responsibility regulations so that companies are reponsible for the cost of disposing and recycling in the products and waste they produce (1)
  • Reinstate the deposit and return system for all soft drink containers (1)
  • Require organic source separation and ban organic waste from disposal, turning it into compost and natural gas (1)
  • Impose a fee on any new landfill volume created (1)

First Nations

  • Provide $5.5M in the 2017–18 school year for Nishnawbe Aski Nation students in urban centres (4)
  • Provide Pikangikum First Nation with funding to hire 20 more mental health workers for children and youth at risk (4)
  • Provide First Nations with $40M over three years in new operating funding for new and existing child care programs on‐reserve (4)
  • Invest $290 million over six years in new child care capital infrastructure starting in 2019–20 on‐reserve creating 4,500 spaces (4)
  • Continue to provide $104.5M annualy for First Nations to have better access to healthcare (4)
  • Replace the Ontario Gas Card program with the presentation of a Certificate of Indian Status card (4)
  • Sign a cooperative, government-to-government accord with First Nations (2)
  • Implement the recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (2)
  • Replace the Far North Act (2)
  • Implement revenue sharing for resource extraction (2)
  • $209 million per year to the First Nations Health Action Plan starting 2019 (2)
  • $28 million for repairs and upgrades at Friendship Centres, and an ongoing investment of $91 million over six years into 28 Friendship Centres (2)
  • Continue to exempt First Nations communities from electricity delivery charges (2)
  • Will transfer the province’s share of mining taxes to First Nations (2)
  • Get First Nations access to clean drinking water (2)
  • $30 million to First Nations policing (2)
  • $41 million over four years for programming such as the Children Who Witness Violence Program (2)
  • Provide startup grants for Northern Ontario and First Nations communities to create renewable projects and build water purification systems (1)
  • Resolve the air pollution problems plaguing the Aamjiwnaang First Nation in Sarnia (1)
  • Incease funding for daycares on First Nations land (1)
  • Provide professional learning on equity, anti-racism, and Indigenous issues in schools and impletment an age-appropriate curriculum on Indigenous people’s historical and contemporary contributions to Canada a mandatory education requirement for K-12 grades (1)
  • Support increases to Indigenous Student Bursary funding in post secondary institutions (1)
  • Increase the number of Indigenous health care and education professionals and increase availability of health services for on-reserve and urban Indigenous populations (1)
  • Make immediate investments in affordable urban Indigenous housing and develop an outcomes-based Indigenous Housing Strategy (1)
  • Ensure inmates with mental illness are provided with appropriate healthcare, including services specific to First Nations (1)
  • Establish a co-management stewardship model for Indigenous Peoples for the development of provincial resources, recongizing them as equals in land management (1)
  • Reform child welfare programs to address over-representation of Indigenous and Black youth in child services (1)
  • Establish cultural competency training on Indigenous issues for public facing professionals – in health care, education, childcare, and criminal justice professions – via skills-based training (1)

Food & Agriculture

  • Increase the Risk Management Program (RMP) by $50 million annually (31)
  • Expand sales of beer and wine into corner stores, grocery stores, and box stores (31)
  • Develop a Provincial Food and Water Strategy, to promote health through access to healthy food (2)
  • Raise the cap on the Risk Management Program (2)
  • In favour of supply management (2)
  • Invest in rural infrastructure to support rural job creation and incomes (1)
  • Reward farmers for environmentally and community-conscious stewardship practices (1)
  • Eliminate tax penalties and reduce zoning restrictions to facilitate local, on-farm food enterprises (locally-owned food businesses designed to create positive outcomes in their communities, via access to healthy food, support for local producers, or fair farm gate prices) (1)
  • Make income stabilization programs more accessible (http://www.agricorp.com/SiteCollectionDocuments/AgriStability-Handbook-en.pdf) (1)
  • Allow craft brewers to open craft beer/liquor stores and form distribution co-ops for more efficient/affordable distribution (1)
  • Pass the Organic Products Act to establish a standard definition for Organic, to allow producer’s use of the term to be backed by third party certification(1)
  • Establish an Ontario Food and Farming Policy Council to coordinate planning across ministries (1)
  • Increase funding support for local food and beverage processors (1)
  • Continuously update the provincial soil database to track farmland resources (1)
  • Provide incentives for pollinator-friendly farming practices (1)
  • Immediately freeze urban boundaries in the Greater Golden Horseshoe to protect water and farming (1)
  • Provide incentives for farmers to use less fertilizer and better control farm field runoff (1)
  • Enforce a complete ban on the use of neonicotinoid pesticides (1)

Hydro

  • Introduce the Fair Hydro Plan to cut hydro bills by 25% with larger savings of 40-50% for rural communities (3)
    • Replace the CEO and Board of Directors of Hydro One (16)
(Please note: the political parties don’t actually have the power to fire them directly since Hydro One is privatized)
  • Cut hydro bills by 12% on top of the 25% cut by the Liberal Party. This cut will be funded by returning the province’s annual $350-million dividend from its 49% share in Hydro One to ratepayers (17)
  • Cut hydro bills by 30% and make Hydro One public by buying back a controlling share (2)
  • Cut rural electricity rates by about 15% (3)
  • End time-of-use billing; set a flat rate of 10.3¢ per kWh (Currently, rates fluctuate between 6.5–13.2¢ per kWh based on the time of day) (3)
  • Open negotiations with the federal government to remove HST on hydro bills (3)
  • Reform the Tarion Warranty Corporation (2)
  • Would cancel the Liberal Fair Hydro program and instead purchase electricity from Quebec and Manitoba or rebuild (28)
  • Oppose any efforts to increase the use of nuclear power and the rebuilding of the Darlington Nuclear station (28)
  • Import green hydro power from neighbouring provinces (1)
  • Cancel programs that subsidize electricity rates for upper income consumers (1)

Housing & Services

  • Provide $547M over 5 years for repairs and retrofits to improve energy efficiency and sustainability of social housing (4)
  • Invest $425M over 4 years to provide 2475 housing units to reduce homelessness (4)
  • Preserve rent control for existing tenants across Ontario (31)
  • Scrap the 15% foreign-buyers tax on real estate (14)
  • Build 65,000 new affordable homes (2)
  • Overhaul the Inclusionary Zoning regulations (2)
  • Introduce a Housing Speculation Tax (2)
  • Allow seniors to defer property taxes until they sell their home (2)
  • Fund the province’s one-third share of repairing social housing (2)
  • Reform the Tarion Warranty Corporation (2)
  • Make rentals more affordable (2)
  • Increase funding to the Ontario Municipal Partnership Fund to $550 million (2)
  • Employ taxes on vacant properties to reduce speculation (1)
  • Alter Ontario’s inclusionary zoning legislation to mandate that developers include at least 1 new unit of affordable housing per 5 new houses or condos (1)
  • Remove requirements that municipal goverments pay a percentage of the cost of affordable housing (1)
  • Provide incentives for development of affordable housing beyond the minimum requirement (1)
  • Make immediate investments in affordable urban Indigenous housing and develop an outcomes-based Indigenous Housing Strategy (1)
  • Create a provincial coordinated access point for all affordable housing options available to streamline the application for waitlist and placement (1)
  • Develop dedicated supportive housing for people with mental health and addictions issues, physical disabilities, or acquired brain injuries, or those who are homeless/at risk of homelessness (1)
  • Increase the number of secondary women’s shelters in Ontario, and expedite the portable housing benefit that will assist women fleeing violence (1)
  • Increase HST rebate allowance on new homes that are net zero carbon (1)
  • Revise the Ontario Building Code to mandate that all new buildings meet net zero carbon standards (1)
  • Establish a Green Mortgage program where mortgage default risk is protected by the province to provide incentives for mortgage providers to offer low-interest mortgages on energy efficient homes (1)

Health

  • Increase investments in healthcare by $5B over 3 years (4)
  • Add 5000 long term care beds by 2022 (4)
  • Hire 3,500 new nurses by the end of this year (4)
  • Introduce a drug and dental program to cover 80 per cent of specific drugs and dental costs (4)
  • Expand OHIP+ program to cover drug costs to seniors 65 and over (projected to cost $575M) (4)
  • Provide $19B in capital grants over 10 years to hospitals to improve health care infrastructure (4)
  • Invest $330M to support recruitment/retention of health care professionals (4)
  • Provide $5M over 3 years to support concussion awareness and management (4)
  • Provide an additional $2.1B to enhance mental health care (4)
  • Provide $570M to improve community level mental health support over 4 years (4)
  • Invest $175M over 4 years to increase student access to mental health services (4)
  • Introduce a “wage grid” in 2020 (to be phased in over 2 years) to support early years education professionals (4)
  • Provide $650M to increase home care over 3 years (4)
  • Invest $23M to add up to 5500 Personal Support Workers to the health care workforce (4)
  • Invest $38M over 3 years in education and training for Personal Support Workers (4)
  • Invest $65M over 3 years to match Personal Support Workers Tax-Free Savings Account contributions (4)
  • Invest $75M over 3 years to strengthen palliative and end of life care (4)
  • Provide $100M over 3 years for the Province’s Dementia Strategy (4)
  • Provide $300M over 3 years to provide registered nurses for long term care centres (4)
  • Invest $6M over 3 years for expanded access to home calls for seniors (4)
  • Provide $1.8B to expand services for people living with developmental disabilities (4)
    • Add 15,000 new long-term care beds in five years, and 30,000 new beds over the next 10 years (24)
    • Spend $1.9 billion over the next decade on mental health and addiction supports and housing (25)
    • Reduce the provincial taxes of doctors practicing in northern Ontario to 0% in order to incentivize more doctors to move up north (19)
    • Require minors to obtain permission from their parents before having an abortion procedure (19)
    • Pledges $98 million per year for low-income households to access dental care, using a similar threshold as the Ontario Drug Benefit (26)
    • Opposes safe injection sites and will instead focus on drug rehabilitation (27)
  • Spend $3.8 billion over the next decade on mental health and addiction supports and housing. (31)
  • Increase hospital funding immediately by 5.3% with a $916 million investment, and ensure every hospital’s funding will be at or above inflation, and take into account population growth and aging populations (2)
  • Implement a $475-million pharmacare plan covering 125 commonly prescribed drugs including some take-home cancer medication and drugs used for those transitioning genders (3)
  • Invest $19 billion over 10 years for hospitals, adding 2,000 new hospital beds and 15,000 long-term care beds by 2023 (40,000 by 2028) (2)
  • End caps on surgeries to shorten wait times (2)
  • Set standards to ensure each resident is offered a minimum of four hours of hands-on care per day (cost estimate of $257 million a year) (2)
  • Hold a public inquiry into long-term care (2)
  • Update the Long-Term Care Residents’ Bill of Rights to give couples the right to stay together (2)
  • Invest $30 million in community care and open 35 new Community Health Centres by 2025 (2)
  • Expand full dental to contract, full and part-time workers, as well as low-income children and retired seniors living without a pension or dental insurance (2)
  • Create 70 new public dental clinics and seven new mobile dental buses (2)
  • End front-line health care staff layoffs (2)
  • Ensure presumptive PTSD coverage for front-line health care workers (2)
  • Add 360 midwives and not cut or close any women’s health centres (2)
  • Eliminate wait times for palliative and end-of-life care (2)
  • Increase homecare funding by 300 million (see page 24)(2)
Improve palliative care with $75 million over three years, plus $15 million in
  • 2018-19 to increase access to hospices (2)
  • Infest $209 million immediately in the First Nations Health Action Plan (2)
  • Make OHIP available to all Ontario residents and end the 3 month waiting period for migrant and temporary foreign workers (1)
  • Implement a universal dental care program (1)
  • Push for a federally funded Pharmacare program. In the absence of a federal program, extend a provincially funded Pharmacare program (1)
  • Reduce hospital overcrowding by relying on home care, long term care, community care, etc (1)
  • Develop a health care capacity plan based on care needs within the population (1)
  • Create an integrated funding structure for health care to ensure care is provided by the most appropriate and cost-effective provider (1)
  • Increase the number of nurse practitioners (1)
  • Increase funding for Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) (http://www.lhins.on.ca/) (1)
  • Provide Ontarians with electronic access to their personal health records (1)
  • Produce clear, fair, and thorough guidelines for insurance claimants (1)
  • Mandate training for primary health care practitioners on health care needs of trans and gender-diverse people (1)
  • Expand the number of abortion clinics throughout Ontario (1)
  • Increase funding and provide guidelines for proper care in residential homes for people with severe disabilities (1)
  • Ensure all health care providers are working at their full scope of practice (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scope_of_practice) (1)
  • Provide equal pay for equal for across health care professions (1)
  • Provide mental health and addictions training for all health care professionals (1)
  • Increase funding for home and community care (1)
  • Provide support for family members who care for an infirm relative full time (1)
  • Develop and fund research into smart home technology that would permit monitoring and early response to negative health outcomes that occur with advanced age (1)
  • Permit nurse practitioners to act as primary health care providers (1)
  • Develop a Lyme Disease strategy for Ontario to coordinate with the existing Federal Framework on Lyme Disease Act and include Lyme Disease treatment as part of OHIP (1)
  • Reinstate the Eat Right program to assist in making healthy nutritional choices (1)
  • Increase funding for mental health and addiction programs and research, including from revenue derived from cannabis (1)
  • Found Mental Health and Addictions Ontario – an organization to consolidate mental-health and addictions programs and drive future strategy (1)
  • Declare the opioid crisis a state of emergency, directing more funds and effort towards combatting it (1)
  • Give the Minister of Health the power to authorize the operation of both govermnment-sanctioned and community run supervised injection sites when a public health emergency is declared – this would include the opioid crisis (1)
  • Increase recognition and accessibility of culturally diverse mental health and addictions services (1)
  • Develop dedicated supportive housing for people with mental health and addictions issues, physical disabilities, or acquired brain injuries, or those who are homeless/at risk of homelessness (1)
  • Extend health benefits to cover low income Ontarians outside of the social insurance system (1)
  • Increase availability of mental health services in the education system (1)
  • Increase the number of Indigenous health care and education professionals and increase availability of health services for on-reserve and urban Indigenous populations (1)

Infrastructure & Transportation

  • Invest more than $90 million in 2017–18 to support commuter cycling (3)
  • Set aside $79B for different public transit projects—up $24 billion from the 2017 budget (4)
  • $11B (of the 79B) to set the groundwork for a high-speed rail line between Toronto to Windsor (4)
  • $68B (of the 79B) would go to integrating municipal services to allow for broader regional infrastructure (4)
  • Match a federal grant of nearly $5 billion, with a $4 billion contribution from the provincial infrastructure budgets for public transit projects across Ontario between now and 2028 (4)
  • Spend an additional $5 billion to construct a regional transportation system, which will include subways, relief limes and a two-way GO transit to Niagara Falls (20)
  • Open the proposal of Hamilton’s $1-billion light rail transit line (LRT) to a public vote. If the project is rejected, the proposed money will be spent on other infrastructure projects (21)
  • Cut the aviation fuel tax for Northern regions (23)
  • Spend $45 million to refurbish and reinstate passenger rail service for northern Ontario (31)
  • Invest up to $100 million in cellular and broadband expansion (31)
    • Invest $180 billion in infrastructure over 10 years (2)
    • Make winter road maintenance and inspections par of the public sector (2)
Cover 50% of operating costs for municipal transit, $330 million in Toronto and
  • over $800 million across the province (2)
  • Provide two-way all-day GO rail service between Kitchener, Waterloo and Toronto, and year-round service between Niagara and Toronto (2)
  • Implement a Northern Rail Strategy that restores Ontario Northlander’s passenger service and supports the Huron Central and Algoma Central Rail Lines (2)
  • Build Toronto’s Downtown Relief Line (2)
  • Build the Hamilton LRT (2)
  • Pass a Vulnerable Road Users’ Law to protect people such as cyclists and pedestrians and build cycling infrastructure (2)
  • Expand Community Benefits Agreements (2)
  • Require Community Benefits Agreements for major infrastructure projects to ensure that public investment yields social and economic benefits (1)
  • Increase high speed internet access throughout the province (1)
  • Prioritize local Ontario businesses in regards to discounted surplus electricity (1)
  • Invest in rural infrastructure to support rural job creation and incomes (1)
  • Set a target date for phasing out internal combustion engines with the goal of Ontario meeting a carbon neutral target by 2050. Raise the average fuel eonomy emission standards to encourage more fuel efficient vehicles (1)
  • Support fleet electrification by providing funding for the public and private sector to purchase electric vehicles and install charging facilities (1)
  • Move towards installing electric vehicle charging stations at all public buildings and along 400 series highways (1)
  • Support rapid electrification plans for all transit systems (1)
  • Establish a “single pay” user system for regional transit (1)
  • Provide operational funding support for municipal transit services to reduce fare increases for users (1)
  • Restore Ontario Northland Railroad service (1)
  • Establish a Complete Streets Act to require streets across Ontario to be accessible for users of all ages and abilities (1)
  • Require all new and resurfaced highways to have paved shoulders for safe cycling (1)
  • Establish a sustainable goods movement strategy based on data collected from freight movement and employing low greenhouse gas fuels to replace diesel (1)
  • Allow municipalities to implement road tolls (1)
  • Implement revenue tools to fund the updated transportation systems, including congestion charges, gas taxes, and parking levies (1)
  • Provide incentives for transit users, carpooling ride shares, and employers who provide opportunities for employees to work from home (1)
  • Require major municipalities to eliminate combined sewer overflows and sewage bypasses which discharge raw sewage into waterways during high volumes of flow (1)
  • Develop a provincial plan to reduce road salt use by 50% (1)

Law & Justice

  • Invest up to $242M over 3 years in Ontario’s Strategy to end Gender Based Violence (4)
  • Invest $64M over 3 years to enhance cybersecurity (4)
  • Restore $3 million in funding annually to anti-gun and anti-gang units in Ottawa and Toronto (31)
  • Dedicate an additional $35 million to combatting organized crime and domestic abuse (31)
  • Spend $30 million per year starting in year two to hire more corrections, parole, and probation officers (31)
  • Expand Mobile Crisis teams that pair police with mental health professionals with $5 million annually (2)
  • Ban carding (2)
  • Make the enforcement of laws against gender-based violence a priority (2)
  • Promote police training on systemic racism (2)
  • Repeal laws that allow the privatization of policing (2)
  • Work to clear up the backlog in the courts (2)
  • Invest $15 million to hire 300 more probation and parole officers to end understaffing (2)
  • Increase funding for cold-case investigations (2)
  • Declare Ontario to be a sanctuary province (2)
  • $30 million to First Nations policing (2)
  • Require the Employment Training Division to prioritize training for Indigenous people (2)
  • Oppose racial profiling, street checks, and carding by police and destroy the information previously collecting in carding stops (1)
  • Support the increased use of restorative justice and other alternatives to criminal justice (1)
  • Provide police with de-escalation training for crisis situations (1)
  • Improve transparency and accountability of civilian police oversight bodies as suggested by the Tulloch Report (https://www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/about/pubs/police_oversight_review/) (1)
  • Alter the existing jury pool selection by drawing potential jurors from the OHIP list, and increase jury duty compensation (1)
  • Require cultural competency training for all levels of the criminal justice system specific to working with First Nations (1)
  • Limit the maximum number of days that an inmate can be segregated to a total of 15 days, and ensure inmates with mental illness cannot be put in solitary confinement (1)
  • Ensure inmates with mental illness are provided with appropriate healthcare, including services specific to First Nations (1)
  • Amend the Coroners Act to require a mandatory inquest into all natural deaths that occur in custody (1)
  • Amend the Corrections Act to include a framework governing searches based on recognition of Charter rights (1)
  • Provide stable funding to implement and evaluate community sanctions to provide realistic alternatives to imprisonment for Indigenous offenders (1)

Miscellaneous

  • Have opened up sales of alcohol to more than 350 grocery stores with plans for up to 450 (29)
  • Will allow sales of alcohol in grocery/corner stores to be regulated by be the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (29)
  • Cancel all energy projects proposed under the Liberal government that are in the pre-construction phase, renegotiate existing energy contracts, and declare a moratorium on new energy contracts (18)
  • Decrease the price of gas by 10 cents/litre (31)
  • Does not plan to expand alcohol sales beyond the current system (30)
  • Achieve a 15% discount on auto insurance, and end neighbourhood based insurance price differences (2)
  • Unfreeze library budgets, and invest $3 million per year for libraries to give out free passes to local museums and galleries (2)
  • Set up a social enterprise foundation to foster the development of triple bottom line businesses – businesses that prioritize ‘people, planet, profits’ – by providing grants and loans for post-secondary and workforce people to develop innovative ideas for socially impactful products and services (1)
  • Implement a Well-being Measurements Act to identify and measure economic, social and environmental wellbeing in Ontario (1)

Natural Resources

  • Develop the infrastructure to access the remote mining area in the James Bay lowlands in order to kickstart the Ring of Fire mining project (22)
  • Place an immediate and indefinite ban on fracking (1)
  • Invest in renewable energy sources (1)
  • Raise resource royalty rates and fees to cover the cost of resource management programs (1)
  • Commit to finding solutions for sharing resource revenue with First Nations groups, and recognize First Nations as equals in land management. Establish a co-management stewardship model for Indigenous People for the development of provincial resources (1)
  • Develop a provincial inventory of mining resources to track depletion of natural assets (1)
  • Provide incentives for natural gas production from organic waste and other renewable sources (1)
  • Establish low-carbon content requirements for natural gas distribution (1)
  • Increase funding to the Ministry of Natural Resources (1)
  • Raise levies and royalties for aggregates (https://www.ontario.ca/page/aggregate-resources), water, and mining (1)
  • Ban logging and resource extraction in provincial parks where ecological integrity is threatened (1)
  • Manage water as a public trust (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Public_trust_doctrine#Natural_resources) (1)
  • Prioritize public drinking water as the top priority for making water use decisions in Ontario (1)
  • Alter the Ontario Low Water Response Plan so that level 3 water restrictions are declared (requesting a 30% reduction in water consumption) when drought or low water emergencies occur (1)
  • Phase out the single use bottled water industry in Ontario within 10 years (1)

Politics and Democracy

  • Order an audit of government spending (31)
  • Introduce an MPP Code of Conduct (2)
  • Start an electoral reform commission (2)
  • Restore funding for the Ontario Municipal Partnership Fund (2)
  • Eliminate costs for Freedom of Information requests (2)
  • Reinstate in person voter registration (enumeration) (2)
  • Create an Election Finances Commission to study possible changes to the Elections finance law (2)
  • Move to proportional representation in provincial elections (1)
  • Implement transparent rules for fair leaders’ debates (1)
  • Lower donation limits to $1000 per individual (1)
  • Lower campaign spending limits for political parties to $0.68 per elector (1)
  • Lower the provincial voting age to 16 (1)
  • Hold general elections on the weekend and increase advanced voting availability (1)
  • Enforce strict accessbility standards at voting places to ensure access by people with physical disabilities (1)
  • Place a moratorium on online voting, both provincially and municipally, until regulations are developed to ensure election integrity (1)
  • Increase the number of mobile polls at hospitals and residences for seniors and people with disabilities (1)
  • Oppose backroom deals, no-bid contracts, and secret regulations (1)
  • Oppose whipping the vote to prevent MPPs from facing consequences for not voting with party lines (1)
  • Strengthen Whistleblower protections (1)
  • Provide an online report card of MPPs voting records (1)
  • Remove the party leader’s power to overturn candidates nominated by local riding associations (1)
  • Extend the right to vote in municipal and provincial elections to permanent residents (1)
  • Increase the number of regular public forums (1)
  • Allow introduction of electronic petitions to Ontario Legislature (1)
  • Enact legislatin to recall corrupt officials (1)
  • Create a Citizens Institute to help train citizens to intervene in government processes (1)
  • Cap executive salaries in the Ontario Public Service at double the Premier’s salary (1)
  • Enforce a five year period before an MPP can register as a lobbyist (1)
  • Prevent public agencies from using taxpayer dollars to purchase seats at paid events where Ministers or the Premier is speaking (1)
  • Publish expenses of all public officials online (1)

Post Secondary Education

  • Provide $132M over 3 years support post secondary institutions (4)
  • Provide $12M to extend the Career Ready Fund to 2021 to support experiential learning (4)
  • Invest $170M over 3 years in the Ontario Apprenticeship Strategy (4)
  • Provide $63M over 3 years for the Ontario training bank (4)
  • Provide $3B in capital grants over 10 years to post secondary instituions (4)
  • Provide an additional $12M per year to the College Equipment and Renewal Fund (4)
  • Provide $500M in 2020 to renew and modernize post secondary campuses (4)
  • Offer OSAP grants for lower-income students to cover their tuition (4)
  • Future post-secondary funding decisions will be tied to the results of the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (HEQCO) investigations. The HEQCO mandate will be expanded to include a complaints and investigations process to evaluate the violations of free speech (7)
  • Retroactively forgive all interest for people with provincial student loan debts (2)
  • Every student who qualifies for OSAP will get a nonrepayable grant instead of a loan (2)
  • A new faculty renewal strategy will convert contractors to full-time professors (2)
  • Open the Franco–Ontarian university (2)
  • Create 27,000 new work-integrated-learning opportunities like co-ops or paid internships for students (2)
  • Provide public subsidies to fund tuition for all Ontario residents, with the eventual goal of fully public tuition for public colleges, trade schools, and universities (excluding graduate and post-graduate studies) (1)
  • Regulate tuition fees by indexing increases to Ontario’s Consumer Price Index (1)
  • Freeze tuition for each cohort of students so that fees remain constant throughout the course of undergraduate programs (1)
  • Provide interest-free student loans for students with financial needs (1)
  • Increase funding to food security programs in postsecondary institutions (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Food_security) (1)
  • Provide an option for employers to receive up-front subsidies when hiring Co-op students as an alternative to Co-Operative Education Tax Credits (1)
  • Modernize the trades apprenticeship application process with an electronic, single-entry access to the application and registration process (1)
  • Enhance funding for adult education and online digital learning tools (1)
  • Support increases to Indigenous Student Bursary funding (1)

Sociocultural & Wellfare

  • Invest $2.3B over 3 years to make improvements to social assistance system (4)
  • Introduce a flat rate for recipients of social assistance who rent or own a home (4)
  • Increase Personal Needs Allowance and Comfort Allowance for eleigible recipients of social assistance (4)
  • Increase employment income that can be earned by social assistance recipients to $400/month from $200/month (4)
  • Increase the amount that can be earned to $6000 annually without impacting social assistance benefits in 2019 (4)
  • Expand the exemptions that are available to social assistance recipients to include Pension Plan Disability, Workplace Safety/Insurance Board or Employment Insurance in 2020 (4)
  • Provide $547M over 5 years for repairs and retrofits to improve energy efficiency and sustainability of social housing (4)
  • Provide $1.8B to expand services for people living with developmental disabilities (4)
  • Scrap the planned minimum wage hike from $14 to $15 next year (8)
    • Increase the minimum wage to $15 and index it to inflation (2)
    • Require employers to offer at least three weeks paid vacation (2)
    • Ban “pink taxes” (2)
    • Review and consult every 2 years on safety in amateur sport focused on injury especially brain injury prevention (2)
Launch the Better Ontario Fund with $300-million over three years, “to make life better for people across Ontario” (2)
  • People receiving Ontario Works will receive increases of 10%, 7% and 5%, while people receiving support from the Ontario Disability Support Program will see annual increases of 5% (2)
  • Continue Ontario’s Basic Income pilot (2)
  • Increase the minimum wage to $15 and index it to inflation (2)
  • Implement the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (2)
  • Those with disabilities will not have to re-apply for supports when they turn 18 (2)
  • Invest $67 million annually in agencies that provide services to adults with developmental disabilities (2)
  • Launch an autism-support strategy, built in collaboration with parents, caregivers, experts and people with autism (2)
  • Update and enforce the Pay Equity Act (2)
  • Implement the recommendations of the Domestic Violence Death Review committee (2)
  • Fund 10 days of paid leave for women escaping violence (2)
  • Fund a four-year $20 million Ontario Anti-Racism Fund (2)
  • Support increasing the minimum wage to $15 in 2019 (1)
  • Renew Ontario’s culture strategy every 5 years and make the strategy more inclusive of arts from marginalized groups (1)
  • Provide a benefit rate at 100% of the Low Income Measure as a Basic Income Guarantee (1)
  • Lower the tax back rate on the current basic income pilot to reduce penalties for increases in employment income (1)
  • Increase Ontario Disability Support Payment and Ontario Works payments towards rates that match the low income measure (1)
  • Increase asset limits to qualify for Ontario Works and Ontario Disability Support Payment to reflect inflation (1)
  • Extend health benefits to cover low income Ontarians outside of the social insurance system (1)
  • Support the Pay Transparency to Close the Gender Pay Gap Act to hold employers accountable for gender pay gaps in their workplaces (1)
  • Increase personal income tax exemption for low income individuals (1)
  • Increase existing Ontario Child Benefit to help families in poverty (1)
  • Require all company pension plans to be fully funded to meet obligations in the event of bankruptcy (1)
  • Provide professional learning on equity, anti-racism, and Indigenous issues in schools (1)
  • Require school boards to collect race-based data to incorporate into race equity components of education programs (1)
  • Mandate training for primary health care practitioners on health care needs of trans and gender-diverse people (1)
  • Develop dedicated supportive housing for people with mental health and addictions issues, physical disabilities, or acquired brain injuries, or those who are homeless/at risk of homelessness (1)
  • Increase the number of secondary women’s shelters in Ontario, and expedite the portable housing benefit that will assist women fleeing violence (1)
  • Suppot the Anti-Racism Directorate (https://www.ontario.ca/page/better-way-forward-ontarios-3-year-anti-racism-strategic-plan) (1)
  • Make age-appropriate curriculum on Indigenous people’s historical and contemporary contributions to Canada a mandatory education requirement for K-12 grades (1)
  • Oppose racial profiling, street checks, and carding by police and destroy the information previously collecting in carding stops (1)
  • Double the funding for immigrant settlement programs and economic bridging programs (1)
  • Reform child welfare programs to address over-representation of Indigenous and Black youth in child services (1)
  • Support First Nations repatriation efforts and protection of sacred sites and practices (1)
  • Establish cultural competency training on Indigenous issues for public facing professionals – in health care, education, childcare, and criminal justice professions – via skills-based training (1)

Taxes

  • Tax rates for approximately 8.6 million people would stay roughly the same, but 1.8 million would pay an average of $200 more while close to 700,000 would see an average tax cut of $130 (4)
  • No change to corporate taxes (3)
  • Impose a tax hike on cigarettes in 2019 of $4 a carton, following two years of increases (3)
  • Will introduce a flat rate for recipients of social assistance who rent or own a home (3)
  • Reducing the small business CIT rate from 4.5 per cent to 3.5 per cent (4)
  • Introduce a minimum wage tax credit so that minimum wage earners pay no provincial income tax (10)
  • Create a 75% refundable tax credit for child care costs for children aged 0 to 15 (31)
  • Scrap the carbon tax (31)
  • Amend the Assessment Act to ensure that Ontario branches of the Royal Canadian Legion pay no tax (31)
  • Reduce the small business tax rate by 8.7% (31)
  • Cut corporate income tax from 11.5% to 10.5% (11)
  • Cut the second tax bracket by 20% for those earning between $42,960 and $85,923 per year (13)
  • Reduce the tax on gasoline by 10 cents per litre and diesel by 10.3 cents per litre (31)
  • Cut the aviation fuel tax for northern Ontario (31)
  • Raise the tax rate on corporate profits to 13%, up from 11.5% (2)
  • Introduce a Housing Speculation Tax targeting Canadian and foreign home buyers similar to the model enacted by B.C. NDP government (2)
  • Raise income tax rates by one percentage point for those earning more than $220,000 and two percentage points on incomes greater than $300,000 (2)
  • 25% of cap-and-trade revenues will go to support lower-income, rural, and northern households, and trade-exposed industries (2)
  • Transfer the province’s share of mining taxes to First Nations (2)
  • By 2021–22, small business exemptions will be available only to businesses with payrolls below $1.5 million (2)
  • Make the Business Education Tax rate uniform across the province (2)
  • Introduce a tax of 3% on cars sold for over $90,000 (2)
  • Tax tobacco on value rather than volume to follow price increases (2)
  • Extend health benefits to cover low income Ontarians outside of the social insurance system (1)
  • Increase personal income tax exemption for low income individuals (1)
  • Increase existing Ontario Child Benefit to help families in poverty (1)
  • Create investment tools for local innovators that are RRSP and TFSA eligible (1)
  • Increase the tax exemption level for the Employer Health Tax to $1 million to provide cash flow relief for local businesses and non-profits to help support paying a living wage (1)
  • Raise resource royalty rates and fees to cover the cost of resource management programs (1)
  • Endorse changing the Fair Hydro Plan of Ontario to target electricity price relief to vulnerable members of the community rather than a flat reduction across the board (1)
  • Provide an option for employers to receive up-front subsidies when hiring Co-op students as an alternative to Co-Operative Education Tax Credits (1)
  • Implement border adjustment taxes (import fees on goods manufactured in non-carbon taxing countries) (1)
  • Offer incentives for businesses involved in green economic activity (e.g. green retrofit) (1)
  • Scrap the tax credit for landlords controlling empty storefronts (1)
  • Regulate and license retail cannabis stores opened by local businesses, local farmers and indigenous entrepreneurial groups (1)
  • Dedicate a portion of provincial cannabis revenue to municipalities and to programs and services for mental health and addictions (1)
  • Eliminate tax penalties and reduce zoning restrictions to facilitate local, on-farm food enterprises (1)
  • Increase funding support for local food and beverage processors (1)
  • Make OHIP available to all Ontario residents and end the 3 month waiting period for migrant and temporary foreign workers (1)
  • Require all company pension plans to be fully funded to meet obligations in the event of bankruptcy (1)
  • Employ taxes on vacant properties to reduce speculation (1)
  • Provide an accessibility tax incentive for small businesses to modify their facilities to accomodate people with disabilities (1)
  • Restore the municipal tax exemption for First Nations purchases of reserve land (1)
  • Extend the hydro delivery charge credit to all First Nations band buildings (1)
  • Transition Ontario to a revenue-neutral carbon fee-and-dividend system by levying a fee on all goods and services that result in greenhouse gas pollution, and return all pollution tax revenue to citizens (1)
  • Increase HST rebate allowance on new homes that are net zero carbon (1)
  • Eliminate HST on zero emission vehicles (1)
  • Expand the Managed Forest Tax Incentive Program to reward landowners for planting trees (1)
Menu