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Personal taxes

• Reduce personal income tax by 10 per cent after budget balanced

Corporate taxes

• Reduce corporate tax rate to 8 per cent from current 11.5 per cent

Jobs

• Eliminate 100,000 public sector jobs over four years

• Abolish College of Trades

• Remove restrictions on skilled trades

• Cut regulations on business, such as "eco-fees" for recycling

• Repeal Far North Act to spur job creation in north and development of Ring of Fire

• Put skilled immigrants on accelerated path to live and work in province

• Eliminate government monopoly in providing workplace insurance to employers

Deficit
• Balance budget by 2016-17
Health care

• Eliminate Liberal-created Local Health Integration Networks

• Create chronic care centres

• Expand home care and long–term care availability

• Give patients more choice in health services they receive under OHIP

• Encourage competitive contracts for services like hospital cafeterias

• Create a harmonized mental health care system

• Integrate 45 minutes of physical activity into the school day or after-school activities

Pensions/Seniors

• Scrap Healthy Homes Renovation tax credit that helps with cost of improving home safety and accessibility

Education

• Increase classroom sizes by two to three students

• Increase the ratio for full-day kindergarten to one teacher per 20 students versus the current ratio of two teachers per 26 students

• Scrap planned raise for public elementary teachers

• Eliminate proposed raises for early childhood educators and personal support workers who work with students with special needs

• Axe 9,700 non-teaching positions in schools

• Introduce Grade 8 standardized science test

• Eliminate Liberals' 30 per cent tuition grant for post-secondary students

Transportation/Transit

• Put province in charge of all Greater Toronto Area rail-based transit and major highways

• Expand GO Transit with more rush hour service, express trains and all-day, two-way service

• Scrap planned LRT expansion in Toronto, Brampton, Hamilton and Mississauga

• Merge TTC, GO Transit and other services into one agency

• No electrification of GO Trains

• Build East-West Express subway south of Bloor Street

Consumers

• Open government services' contracts to competition

Family care

• Freeze Ontario child benefit at $1,200

• Decline proposed backing for in vitro fertilization

• Combine Ontario Works and the Ontario Disability Support Program

Environment/Energy

• Reduce “bloated” hydro bureaucracy

• Eliminate wind and solar project subsidies

• Get electricity rates under control

• Import energy from Quebec and other jurisdictions

• Invest in nuclear, natural gas and hydroelectric power

Political reforms

• Implement two-year pay freeze for MPPs and all other public servants

• Reduce number of ministries and cabinet positions from 27 to 16

• Bring government benefits in line with private sector

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Personal taxes

• Raise taxes on top two per cent of Ontario earners

Corporate taxes

• Maintain corporate tax rate at 11.5 per cent for now

• Increase tax rate on aviation fuel

• Remove small business tax deduction currently used by large businesses

Jobs

• Increase minimum wage to $11 an hour and index it to inflation afterward

• 10-year $2.5-billion Jobs and Prosperity Fund to attract and keep businesses in province

• $38-million in the Youth Employment Fund in 2014-15 and extend strategy to September 2015

• Simplify and restructure Foreign Credential Recognition Program

• $25-million Aboriginal Economic Development Fund over three years to promote aboriginal business

• Create a regulated crowdfunding system

• $75-million wine strategy to encourage exports of Ontario VQA wines

Deficit

• Balance budget by 2017-18

Health care

• Increase hourly wage for personal support workers by $1.50 in 2014 and 2015 and $1 in 2016

• $20-million to improve access to primary care physicians

• Expand home, community and supported home care for 46,000 more seniors

• Access to dental services for 70,000 more children in low-income families

• Create low-income health benefit to provide vision care, drug coverage and mental health services to low-income families

• Eliminate service waitlists for 21,000 people with developmental disabilities

• $5-million to Children's treatment centres

• Expand and improve hospitals over a 10-year plan

• Cap or cut hospital parking fees for frequent hospital visits

• Establish Patient Ombudsman

Pensions/Seniors

• Provincial pension plan to provide further retirement savings to Canada Pension Plan

Education

• Implement full-day kindergarten for four- and five-year-olds by September 2014

• Expand student nutrition program to 340 more schools

• Integrate 60 minutes of physical activity into the school day

• Three-year $150-million technology and learning fund for tools such as tablets and cameras and professional development for teachers

• $10-million to create Experience Ontario

• Keep 30 per cent off tuition grant for post-secondary students

• Build new post-secondary campuses and create spaces for 15,000 more students

Transportation/Transit

• Invest $15-billion in transit projects in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area, including the electrification of GO Express Rail and downtown relief line

• All-day regional express rail GO service in Waterloo Region

• Invest $14-billion in transit projects outside GTHA, including $1-billion in Ring of Fire transportation infrastructure

• Two-way, all-day GO Train service in more communities

• $2.5-billion for highways including expanding Hwy. 427 and expanding Hwy. 7 to four lanes between Kitchener and Guelph

Consumers

• Lower auto insurance rates by an average of 15 per cent by August 2015

• Create Consumer Bill of Rights

Family care

• Pay for one cycle of in vitro fertilization

• Increase Ontario Child Benefit to $1,310 and index it to inflation afterward

• Call on federal parties to include a national child care program in 2015 election platforms

• Increase Ontario Works and Ontario Disability Support Program rates for people with disabilities by one per cent in 2014-15

Environment/Energy

• Eliminate debt retirement charge on residential electricity bills

• Develop program to reduce electricity bills for low-income families

• Keep Northern Industrial Electricity Rate Program to help businesses reduce energy costs

• Expand outer boundary of Greenbelt over next six years

• Promote urban forestry

• Address algae problems in Great Lakes

• $30-million over next 10 years to maintain Walkerton Clean Water Centre

• $30-million over next three years to promote local food

• $25-million over three years for cycling strategy CycleOn

• Expand provincial trail network

Political reforms

• Maintain MPPs' salary freeze

• Cap public sector and broader public sector executives' salaries

• Reduce number of government agencies by 30 per cent in 2015

• Introduce financial accountability officer

• Give municipalities option of ranked ballots as an alternative to first-past-the-post in elections

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Personal taxes
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Corporate taxes

• Increase corporate tax rate to 12.5 per cent from current 11.5 per cent

• Cut corporate taxes for small businesses from 4.5 per cent to 3 per cent

Jobs

• Increase minimum wage to $12 an hour

• Establish job creation tax credit that reimburses employers for 10 per cent of new hires' salary

• Create manufacturing investment tax credit that gives firms 10 per cent tax credit on new equipment and expansion

• Invest in re-training programs for workers over 55

Deficit

• Balance budget by 2017-18

Health care

• Cut emergency room wait times in half

• Open 50 24-hour family health clinics

• Create 1,400 more long-term care beds

• Eliminate waitlists for acute long-term care beds

• Hire 250 nurse practitioners

• Five-day home care guarantee for seniors

• Forgive student debt for doctors to encourage working in underserved areas

Pensions/Seniors

• Would consider a provincial pension plan should federal government not address pension reform

Education

• Hire up to 1,000 educational assistants

• Hire up to 1,000 specialist health and physical education teachers

• Create $60-million ‘open schools’ fund to renovate or repurpose aging or underused schools set for closure

• An annual $15-million for school-meal programs

• Freeze tuition

• Eliminate interest on provincial student loans

Transportation/Transit

• Invest $1-billion in Ring of Fire infrastructure

• Prioritize transit projects, including downtown relief line, Scarborough transit and all day, two-way GO Train to Kitchener-Waterloo and Niagara Falls

• Prioritize electrification of Union-Pearson Express rail link

• Commit to widen 60 kilometres of Ontario highways every year

Consumers

• Reduce auto insurance rates by 15 per cent in first year

• Axe provincial portion of HST off hydro bills

• Merge four of five agencies running province’s electricity system

• Enforce building standards and maintenance rules to protect tenants

Family care

• Pay for one cycle of in vitro fertilization

• $1,275 caregiver tax credit for those caring for ill relatives

Environment

• Help homeowners install solar panels and make home energy retrofits

• Help communities create cycling networks

• Conduct assessment of pipeline projects

Political reforms

• Appoint savings and accountability minister

• Cut eight cabinet positions and their staff

• Cap public-sector CEO salaries

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Personal taxes
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Corporate taxes

• Increase corporate tax rate to 12.5 per cent from current 11.5 per cent

• Lower payroll taxes on small businesses

• Double employers' health tax exemption for businesses with payrolls of less than $5-million

Jobs

• Establish Social Innovation Foundation to provide grants, loans and mentorship to young entrepreneurs

Deficit

• Party pledges to not increase deficit, according to platform

Health care
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Pensions/Seniors
N/A
Education

• Merge public and Catholic school boards

Transportation/Transit

• Implement dedicated revenue tools like gas taxes and parking fees to raise $3-billion annually to build and operate transit

Consumers
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Family care

• Double Ontario Child Benefit for children in low-income families

Environment/Energy

• Introduce legislation to protect Ontario farmland and source water

• Call for legislation to provide homeowners with grants of up to $4,000 to invest in home energy retrofits

• Propose legislation to require local utilities to provide low-cost loans for home energy retrofits

• Push government to increase royalties and levies for mining, aggregates and water-taking

Political reforms

• Close loopholes in legislation to prevent activities that harm natural heritage