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Ford says Ontario could foot whole $28.5B bill for Greater Toronto Area transit plan

April 10, 2019 news

Premier Doug Ford says that while the province hopes the federal government, the City of Toronto and York Region will chip in more than half of a $28.5-billion transit project, Ontario is willing to foot the whole bill.

Ford and Transport Minister Jeff Yurek outlined the government’s $28.5 billion expansion of Ontario’s transit network in Etobicoke Wednesday morning.

The plan included changing the composition of Toronto’s downtown relief line and renaming it the “Ontario Line.” The newly dubbed line will “double the length” of the original relief line south, the government said..

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