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Ottawa Wants In

Whereas the Ontario Government is providing $1.2 billion of tax subsidies to the City of Toronto;

Whereas the Ontario Government will provide funding to cover operating deficits in the City of Toronto;

Whereas the Ontario Government will provide $330 million in new transit operating funding for the City of Toronto;

Whereas the Ontario Government will upload all responsibility for the Don Valley Parkway and the Gardiner Expressway;

Whereas the taxpayers of Ottawa will help pay for the subsidies for the City of Toronto;

Whereas the City of Ottawa is running significant operating deficits;

Whereas the City of Ottawa is facing a housing affordability and homelessness crisis;

Whereas the City of Ottawa is considering refugee camp style tents to house the homeless;

Whereas OC Transpo is losing $40 million a year;

Whereas OC Transpo is cutting bus routes;

Whereas the City of Ottawa is not prioritizing infrastructure investments in growing communities;

Whereas the City of Ottawa has spent tens of millions of dollars maintaining Highway 174;

Whereas HWY 174 is in need of major safety improvements and investment to reduce commute times;

Whereas the City of Ottawa has requested the Ontario Government re-upload HWY 174;

We call on the Ontario Government to sign a new deal for Ottawa, fund public transit and infrastructure investments and re-upload HWY 174.

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A New Deal for Ottawa