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Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario
1,326 days in office
Ontario's 42nd Parliament
07 Jun 2018 - Present

The 2018 Ontario general election was held on June 7, 2018 to elect the 124 members of the 42nd Parliament of Ontario.

The Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario, led by Doug Ford, won a majority government with 76 of the 124 seats in the legislature. The incumbent Liberal government was effectively swept out of Parliament, securing only 7 seats in the legislature and consequently having to surrender official party status.

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Promise History

1.03.39 - “Reduce gas prices”

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Fluctuating gas prices cannot be attributed to the Ford government, but rather global market forces responding to the pandemic. The Ford government has not acted on this promise to date, therefore the promise is not yet rated.

“Drivers in southern Ontario awoke to find gas prices up five cents on Friday morning, as stations were charging on average $1.409 /[…/] Dan McTeague, president of Canadians for Affordable Energy /[…/] points to COVID-19 as a determining factor. If cases continue to rise, /[…/] people can expect prices to hover at that current level.”

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“Gas prices have plummeted in large part as a result of the novel coronavirus pandemic, which has resulted in a drop in global demand.”

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Started tracking on: 29-Jun-2018
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