PC and NDP Leaders Say They Will Balance Ontario Budget

May 16, 2018 3:50 pm Last Updated: May 16, 2018 3:50 pm

On the campaign trail Wednesday, Ontario PC Leader Doug Ford said he will balance the budget and “give relief” to taxpayers.

NDP Leader Andrea Horwath says her party’s “first priority” will be helping families.

The leaders of two of Ontario’s main political parties trumpeted major campaign promises Wednesday—lower gas prices and subsidized child care—but were vague on the details.

Doug Ford promised to cut gas prices by 10 cents a litre, if the Tories win the election.

The NDP is proposing to fully subsidize public, licensed, not-for-profit child care for those lower-income earners if elected next month.