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Ontario
In office
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

1.11.10 - “Deliver [a GO expansion to] Kitchener”

In progress
24-Sep-2021
Justification

Work on the Kitchener GO expansion is underway. This promise remains in progress.

“And on Sept 7, Metrolinx announced a service increase that will see 20 train trips per day between Toronto and Kitchener/Guelph (up from 16 pre-pandemic), including weekday rush hour express options for Kitchener, Guelph, Acton, Georgetown, Mount Pleasant, Brampton, and Bramalea GO, trip extensions to and from Kitchener GO, and new and reinstated trips to and from Bramalea GO throughout the day.”

In progress
25-Mar-2021

“The 2021 Ontario budget outlines the next steps for the Kitchener GO Rail expansion project, include building more tracks and new platforms along the corridor between Georgetown and Kitchener.”

In progress
26-Jul-2019

“The Ontario government is starting construction for two rail tunnels under Highway 401 and Highway 409 to make way for added GO train service along the Kitchener corridor.”

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Started tracking on: 29-Jun-2018

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“Kitchener Expansion — Ontario is committed to delivering two‐way, all‐day GO train service between Toronto and Waterloo Region. Planning and design work is underway on improvements to the Kitchener GO corridor to support more GO train service in the future and deliver GO RER along this line.”

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