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Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario
1,426 days in office
Ontario's 42nd Parliament
07 Jun 2018 - 03 May 2022

The 2018 Ontario general election was held on June 7, 2018 to elect the 124 members of the 42nd Parliament of Ontario.

The Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario, led by Doug Ford, won a majority government with 76 of the 124 seats in the legislature. The incumbent Liberal government was effectively swept out of Parliament, securing only 7 seats in the legislature and consequently having to surrender official party status.

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Promise History

1.03.18 - “Cut income taxes by 20% for the second income-tax bracket, saving you up to $786 a year”

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Premier Doug Ford promised to cut taxes by 20% for the second income-tax bracket, which would alter its corresponding marginal tax rate from 9.15% to 7.32%. However, the tax rate for this income bracket remains at 9.15%. Given that the Ontario government has not yet acted on this promise, this promise remains not yet rated.

[Ed. Note: See table in “Data Explorer” section, under column “2019” and “2020” in row 10: 9.15%]


Published: Nov 2020
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Started tracking on: 29-Jun-2018

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“With a rate of 7.32 per cent, as promised by Ford, that same worker would pay $2,380, saving $185 per year — the equivalent of a 7.7 per cent cut.”

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