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Economy and Affordability


Putting Money Back in Your Pockets

Sheref Sabawy and Doug Ford are working hard to make life easier and more affordable for you and your family. We are getting it done by putting more money in your pockets.

Sheref Sabawy cuts a ribbon at a new restaurant's grand opening

That’s why the PC government temporarily lowered gas taxes and removed license plate sticker renewal fees. For the same reason, tolls were removed from Highways 412 and 418 and we signed a deal for $10/day childcare. And we abolished the costly and inefficient carbon tax to save you money.

We created the Staycation Tax Credit to save you money while supporting the tourism sector. For students, we decreased and froze post-secondary tuition until the 2022-23 school year. To help seniors stay in their own home longer, we created the Seniors Home Safety Tax Credit and the Seniors Care at Home Tax Credit.

We increased the minimum wage to $15/hr, and ensured it will increase again in October to $15.50/hr. And the Ontario PCs have proposed expanding the Low-Income Tax Credit, providing $300 in additional tax relief, on average, to 1.1 million workers.

When times were tough across the province, we froze rent increases on both rent-controlled and non-rent-controlled residential properties. And we are increasing the land speculation tax to ensure housing remains affordable for all.

Sheref Sabawy and the Ontario PCs are fully committed to ensuring life becomes easier and more affordable for you and your family.

Opening Ontario Up for Business

The Ontario PCs are the only party with a proven plan to open up our province for economic prosperity and growth. They will attract investments, create jobs, and strengthen Ontario into the economic heart of Canada.

Sheref Sabawy and Monte McNaughton make an announcement about supporting skilled immigrant workers

The PC government has been strengthening the auto-sector with investments in Ontario-made electric vehicles, and battery manufacturing. We are also attracting clean environmentally-friendly steelmaking right here in Ontario.

We are making it easier for skilled professionals to come to Ontario, such as by removing the Canadian Experience requirements from many professions.

The Ontario PCs also supporting workers find good quality and well-paying jobs. We created Better Jobs Ontario to connect unemployed individuals with stable work. Additionally, we supported workers in the skilled trades, creating Skilled Trades Ontario, a new Crown agency, to improve trades training and simplify services.


Support Sheref’s Economic Plans

Sheref Sabawy and the Ontario PCs will get it done to make life easier and more affordable for you and your family.

Only Sheref Sabawy and Doug Ford can get it done for families in Mississauga.


Sheref Sabawy Wins Re-Election

On Thursday, June 2nd, 2022, the people of Mississauga—Erin Mills were heard. Voters in Mississauga gave Doug Ford and Sheref Sabawy a clear mandate to continue what they started in 2018 and build Ontario for the people. “As we begin a new session of Parliament, I want you to know that my doors will continue […]

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Hazel McCallion Endorses Sheref Sabawy and the Ontario PCs

Legendary former mayor of Mississauga, Hazel McCallion, has publicly endorsed the re-election of Sheref Sabawy and Doug Ford’s Ontario PC Party. Hazel knows better than anyone what it takes to get it done for the families of Mississauga. For over thirty years, she governed this city and developed Mississauga into the city we live in […]

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Only Doug Ford and the Ontario PCs Have a Plan to Build both Highways and Transit

Historic $86.6 billion investment will build Highway 413, Bradford Bypass and Ontario Line while expanding GO train service and restoring Northlander passenger rail BRAMPTON, May 24, 2022 – Today, Doug Ford announced that a re-elected PC government will invest $86.6 billion over the next 10 years to build and expand roads, highways and public transit infrastructure […]

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