Friday, May 16, 2014

Election Promises

Progressive Conservatives are planning to reduce the amount of money you pay in personal income taxes.

PC leader Tim Hudak says it will happen once the budget is balanced.

The Tory's have promised to balance the books within two years of taking office.

Provincial Liberals are planning to increase funding for children's treatment centres.

Premier Kathleen Wynne says the extra $5-million dollars will help reduce wait times for families with special needs children and youth seeking services.

It's a re-commitment of a promise made in the failed provincial budget.

The NDP are promising to the hike the minimum wage to $12.00 an hour.

Leader Andrea Horwath says she's also reduce the corporate tax rate paid by small businesses by 1.5 per cent.