Newspaper article The Canadian Press

List of NDP Demands Made to the Minority Liberals Ahead of the Ontario Budget

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

List of NDP Demands Made to the Minority Liberals Ahead of the Ontario Budget

Article excerpt

List of NDP demands made to minority Liberals

--

TORONTO - Ontario's minority Liberals have presented the 2013-2014 budget that will need the support of at least one of the opposition parties for it to pass.

The Progressive Conservatives have already vowed to vote against the budget.

Here's a list of what the NDP has demanded and what the Liberals have promised in the budget:

____

_ NDP: 15 per cent cut to auto insurance premiums by the end of 2013.

_ Budget: the government pledged to legislate an average 15 per cent cut in auto insurance premiums, but doesn't say over what period of time.

____

_ NDP: $195 million over two years for helping young people get career opportunities, an investment they said would create 25,000 jobs.

_ Budget: $295 million over two years that will lead to the creation of 30,000 jobs.

____

_ NDP: Allow social assistance recipients to keep 100 per cent of the first $200 they earn each month.

_ Budget: $200 monthly earning exemption and a one per cent social assistance rate increase. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.