Ontario Liberals pony up 10% of total investment to be spent over five years.
Ontario premier says because of low interest rates and a federal surplus expected next year, “the time to act is now.”
Agreements focused on science and technology and energy efficiency.
Federal, Ontario governments suggest the automaker wouldn’t to job and economic requirements.
Conference Board says 2019 is a more likely target.
The Independent Electricity System Operator will merge with the Ontario Power Authority on Jan. 1, 2015.
Finance Minister Sousa says the $130.4-billion spending plan is the budget that voters endorsed in the June 12 election.
The opposition NDP and Torys say the Liberals have limited options to stem the flow of red ink.
Credit agency warns the Kathleen Wynne’s Liberals must make a considerable shift “from recent trends” to meet deficit targets.
The Ontario Liberals have a $130.4-billion spending blueprint aimed at stimulating the economy.
Says resignation is for the good of his family and the party in letter to surviving PC caucus members obtained by The Canadian Press.
Transit and infrastructure, a $2.5-billion jobs fund and a provincial pension plan will stand out as priorities.
The Liberals say the investigation is focused on David Livingston, chief of staff to former premier Dalton McGuinty.
Economists says the Ontario PCs may be misinterpreting information from a Conference Board of Canada report.
The massive chromite deposit would be a big boon to the province’s economy and create jobs in northern communities, the premier says.