Ontario

 

Premier

Doug Ford

Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario

Majority Government elected June 7, 2018

 

 

Minister Responsible for Public Transit

  • Jeff Yurek (Transportation)

Funding and Program Announcements

  • The Progressive Conservatives were elected to government on the promise to reduce the provincial fuel tax by 5 cents per litre. However, Premier Doug Ford said during the election campaign that municipalities would not receive a corresponding decrease in their transfer payments as a result of this reduction.
  • During the election, the PCs committed to an additional $5 billion in funding for subways in Toronto and a two-way GO Transit to Niagara Falls.
  • Upload responsibility for subway infrastructure (building and maintenance) from the city to the province.