Ontario NDP plan runs deficit, axes gas tax cut

Ontario's New Democrats are pledging to run larger deficits than the Progressive Conservatives and Liberals if elected and would likely not balance the budget for six years. However, the party is eyeing some cost savings from cancelling a gas tax cut, the Progressive Conservative government's move to reduce the provincial portion of the gas tax by 5.7 cents a litre for six months starting July 1.

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