Public Transit

“NDP pledges $12.9 billion to Toronto region transit” (The Toronto Star)

Tess Kalinowski (The Toronto Star): Toronto region commuters would get the largest share of an NDP government’s 20-year national transit funding plan. The party is committing $12.9 billion over two decades to the region’s infrastructure, including…

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“Tom Mulcair unveils NDP plan to spend billions on transit, bridges” (CBC News)

CBC News: The NDP is promising to spend billions to ease urban gridlock and speed up commuter times. NDP Leader Tom Mulcair, campaigning in Edmonton Friday, lamented a “lost decade” for transit investment under Conservative…


“Justin Trudeau takes infrastructure pitch to key GTA riding” (CBC News)

CBC News: Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau elaborated on his $60-billion election campaign pledge to help municipalities build new infrastructure over the next decade, saying Friday that the public transit portion for projects would amount to $20 billion. The $20…


“Canada election 2015: Trudeau, Mulcair take aim at Harper” (CBC News)

Editor’s note: Members of the opposition are usually best advised to target the government, instead of one another, but things don’t always work out that way. CBC News: Speaking to supporters in Vancouver, Mulcair touted…