The PC’s released a platform today outlining the costs associated on their campaign promises but failed to provide any information on how these promises would be paid for. Mike Moffatt who is a director at the independent think tank Canada 2020, and an associate professor at the Ivey Business School, has crunched the latest numbers in an updated post, and as you can see from the above the party is still with the highest deficit projections.
What’s worse is that the party platform released today, may have not been approved by the party:
Two Conservative sources told the Star that Ford’s platform not only lacks a fiscal plan but also wasn’t formally approved by the party’s policy committee, as is required by the PC constitution.
As one conservative commentator put it:
They seem to be relying on the plumbs of “The People’s Guarantee” without the funding of the carbon tax.
The question is: what tax are they replacing it with?
If no plan to bring in tax, two possibilities:
— Maddie Di Muccio (@MaddieDiMuccio) May 30, 2018