Canada Doug Ford promises to cut gas prices by 10 cents a litre

21:01  16 may  2018
21:01  16 may  2018 Source:   thestar.com

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Doug Ford is pumping up his promise to cut gasoline taxes by giving motorists a break of 10 cents a litre if elected premier June 7. NDP Leader Andrea Horwath, who has promised to bring “stability” to gas prices by regulating how often stations can raise prices , said Ford has still not explained what

Doug Ford pledges 10 cents off a litre at the pump. "Even if any room is created, the gas companies will eat it up with higher prices and we'll just be left with .2 billion in cuts to transit and vital services," McGarry said.

A PC government would cut gas taxes a total of 10 cents a litre, Doug Ford said Wednesday.

The tax break of a dime includes the 4.3 cents per litre carbon tax the Wynne Liberal administration implemented last year with the rest coming from a reduction in the provincial excise tax.

“These are real savings,” Ford said at an Oakville gas station where a litre of regular unleaded gas is priced at just under $1.36.

Ontario PC leader Doug Ford speaks during a campaign stop in Niagara Falls, Ont. on May 14, 2018. Ford’s plan to scrap the Liberal government’s cap-and-trade program designed to combat greenhouse gases that cause climate change. © Tara Walton Ontario PC leader Doug Ford speaks during a campaign stop in Niagara Falls, Ont. on May 14, 2018. Ford’s plan to scrap the Liberal government’s cap-and-trade program designed to combat greenhouse gases that cause climate change.

The promise is part of the PC leaders’s plan to scrap the Liberal government’s cap-and-trade program designed to combat greenhouse gases that cause climate change.

In a statement, the Liberals said “Doug Ford has no plan to fight climate change.”

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