Accomplishments for the People of Ontario

Published on November 29, 2018

June 15 - Scrapped the cap-and-trade carbon tax

June 21 - Saved 7500 jobs at the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station

June 27 - Committed to building memorial for the veterans of the Afghanistan War

June 30 - Reformed OHIP+ supporting people in greatest need

July 11 - CEO of Hydro One and Board of Directors - gone

July 13 - Cancelled wasteful energy contracts

July 13 - Demonstrated leadership on illegal border crossing crisis

July 17 -  Commissioned a line-by-line audit of government spending

July 17 -  Launched Independent Financial Commission of Inquiry

July 18-20 - Showed national leadership at the Council of the Federation

July 19 - Fought for automotive jobs in Washington

July 20 - Supported new Lower Don project by cutting red tape

July 25 - Introduced legislation to end cap-and-trade carbon tax

July 25 - Cancelled White Pines Wind Project

July 26 - Got York University students back to class

July 27 - Announced the Better Local Government Act

August 2 -  Challenged the federal carbon tax in court

August 7 - Issued the 'Buck-A-Beer' Challenge

August 8 - Responded to the forest fire crisis

August 9 - Invested $25 million to fight guns and gangs

August 13 - Announced cannabis retail model following federal legalization of cannabis

August 15 - Ensured greater transparency and accountability at Hydro One

August 17 -  Announced nine new OPP detachments

August 17 - Expanded hospice care in North Bay

August 21 - Froze driver license renewal fees

August 21 - Strengthened relationships between the province and municipalities

August 22 - Gave parents a voice on public education

August 29 - Gave people a voice to decide the future of government services

August 30 - Committed to upholding free speech on publicity funded university and college campuses

August 31 - Began work on our promise to build better regional transit across Ontario

September 14 - Challenged the federal carbon tax in court

September 14 - Increased access to snowmobiling licences and safety information online

September 18 - Extended access to natural gas

September 19 - Traveled to Washington, DC to protect Ontario jobs during NAFTA negotiations

September 20 - Increased GO Train service in the GTHA

September 20 - Scrapped the Green Energy Act

September 21 - The Auditor General issued her first clean audit of public accounts in three years to this Government

September 21 - Announced results of the Commission of Inquiry, exposing the previous government's real deficit is $15 billion

September 24 - Announced a select committee to investigate past financial practices

September 25 - Released the line by line review of government spending by EY Canada

September 26 - Reduced WSIB premiums by 29% to empower job creators to invest in their business

September 26 - Launched concussion safety campaign to mark Rowan's Law

September 26 - Introduced cannabis retail legislation 

September 27 - Launched provincial forestry strategy

September 28 - Scrapped the Drive Clean program

September 28 - Enhanced security at Elgin-Middlesex Detention Centre

September 29 - Improved airport terminals

September 29 - Provided tornado recovery assistance funding to Ottawa

October 2 - Fought for Ontario farming jobs - new US-Mexico-Canada Agreement

October 3 - Acted to end hallway healthcare - 1,100 hospital beds and 6,000 long-term care beds announcement

October 9 - Brought back Slots-At-Racetrack Program

October 23 - Introduced Bill 47, the Making Ontario Open for Business Act

November 15 - Announced the LIFT credit, the largest tax-break for low-income workers in a generation

November 15 - Protected 'double hatter' firefighters from unfair penalties for serving their communities and saving lives

November 21 - Bill 47, the Making Ontario Open for Business Act, received Royal Assent