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Ontario
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Premier
Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario
1,606 days in office
Ontario's 42nd Parliament
07 Jun 2018 - 03 May 2022
Ontario's 43nd Parliament
02 Jun 2022 - Present

The 2022 Ontario general election was held on June 2, 2022 to elect the 124 members of the 43rd Parliament of Ontario. The Progressive Conservative (PC) Party of Ontario, led by Doug Ford, won a majority government with 83 of the 124 seats in the legislature. The incumbent party, they increased their seat share from 76 in the 2018 election. They campaigned on a slogan to “get it done,” pledging to build highways and transit infrastructure and open up the “Ring of Fire,” a mineral-rich area in northern Ontario. Instead of an election platform, the Ontario PC Party presented its promises on its website in the form of press releases throughout the campaign.

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Promise History

1.11.09 - “Deliver [a GO expansion] to Bowmanville”

In progress
05-Oct-2021
Justification

Metrolinx has approved the GO expansion to Bowmanville, but construction has not yet started. The promise therefore remains in progress.

“Metrolinx is holding a series of public information sessions (starting Oct. 14) for residents to talk about concerns around the proposed Durham Scarborough Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project in their community. To allow for more conversation opportunities, Metrolinx has moved back the timelines for the upcoming Transit Project Assessment Process and start of the virtual public engagement. This shift in timing will not impact the overall project assessment process but will provide for additional conversations with community members and residents around what the transit project will bring to the community.”

In progress
20-Feb-2020

“The Metrolinx Board of Directors has endorsed the GO East Rail Extension to Bowmanville.The board met on Thursday and approved the ‘option two’ plan that was recommenced to them last week. […] Residents are now anxiously awaiting a timeline on when construction might start and when the extension could be open for use.”

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Started tracking on: 29-Jun-2018

Reference Documents

“Bowmanville Extension — Ontario is extending GO Transit’s Lakeshore East rail corridor to offer new GO train service from Oshawa to Bowmanville. Extending the GO train network by nearly 20 kilometres and building four new stations — two in Oshawa, one in Courtice and one in Bowmanville — will give people in Durham Region more transit options and help drive economic growth and job creation.”

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