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Rapid Plicy Update: Green Party Platform 2018

Green Party Platform 2018

 

Ontario Green Party Leader Mike Schreiner announced his Party’s 2018 Election Platform, People Powered Change. The platform focuses on nine key commitments across three pillars: jobs, people, and planet. Below is a high-level synopsis of the major policy initiatives within the platform.
 

Key Commitments at a Glance

  1. Create jobs in the clean, innovation economy.
  2. Make homes and businesses more energy efficient.
  3. Lower payroll taxes on small, local businesses and nonprofits.
  4. Require new housing developments to have a minimum of 20 percent affordable homes.
  5. Include mental health services in OHIP+.
  6. Implement a basic income guarantee for all Ontarians.
  7. Protect air, water, and farmland.
  8. Develop a long-term energy plan for Ontario to be powered with 100 percent renewable energy.
  9. Invest in transit infrastructure and services.
   

Read the Green Party's Platform

 
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Vote Prosperity

In October, the OCC released Vote Prosperity, our platform for the 2018 provincial election on June 7. The release of a platform nine months prior to the election was intended to ensure all parties have an opportunity to address the most important issues to business within their own platforms.

We are encouraging Ontarians to send a letter to their local candidates asking them to support the Ontario Chamber Network’s Vote Prosperity message.

 

 

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