The Ford government introduced its 2022 Budget on April 28. As the Ontario legislature was dissolved one week later due to the upcoming provincial election, the budget was not debated or passed. However, it does represent the election platform of the Ford government, and presumably will be re-introduced if the Progressive Conservatives win the election.
In the transportation area, the Budget has few surprises and largely represents a restatement of previous commitments. Key items include:
As readers know, Transport Action Ontario is deeply involved in most of these projects and will continue to closely monitor, support or oppose them, regardless of who wins the upcoming election.