Party

Commitment

Date

Source

Fix joint and several liability issues - while still ensuring adequate protection for victims, in order to clarify that taxpayer funded entities can only be held jointly liable when they are truly responsible for negligence.

2017-11-26

People's Guarantee

Support local communities and cities but will also have to look through the books to make sure no town or city is wasting money.

2018-04-19

Rally in Cornwall

Cut the gas tax from $0.147/litre to $0.09/litre. Municipalities currently receive $0.02/litre for infrastructure funding and were slated to receive $0.04/litre by 2021/22.

2018-05-16

Campaign Stop

Doubling the municipal share of the Gasoline Tax revenue from the current two cents per litre to four cents per litre by 2021–22.

2018-03-28

2018 Ontario Budget

As part of the Ontario Municipal Partnership Fund (OMPF), an additional $5 million through the Northern Communities Grant component, increasing the total OMPF envelope to $510 million

2018-03-28

2018 Ontario Budget

Further rate adjustments to the railway right-of-way property tax to modernize the property taxation of railway rights‐of‐way. Furthermore, the Province will also respond to municipalities’ concerns regarding the property tax revenue they receive in respect of high‐tonnage rail lines.

2018-03-28

2018 Ontario Budget

A review of the current approach used to calculate payments in lieu of property tax (PILT). Airport authorities in Ontario make payments in lieu of property tax based on the number of passengers that travel through the airports annually. The passenger rates used to calculate the PILT have not changed since they were introduced in 2001. The review of the PILT program will include consultation with affected municipalities and airport authorities.

2018-03-28

2018 Ontario Budget

Put a stop to downloading provincial expenses and responsibilities to local governments. This means fairly sharing responsibility for transit, housing and childcare costs and working collaboratively to identify progressive sources of revenue for municipalities.

Fall 2017

It's About Change. It's About You.

Will fund 50% of net transit and paratransit operating costs across Ontario: $330 million in Toronto and over $800 million across the province

2018-04-16

Change for the Better

Restore funding to the Ontario Municipal Partnership Fund, increasing it to $550 million.

2018-04-16

Change for the Better

Will implement revenue sharing with Ontario's First Nations by transfering them the province's share of the mining tax.

2018-04-16

Change for the Better