Speech from the Throne – A Balanced Plan to Build Ontario Up for Everyone
Ontario’s Liberal government promised in Monday’s throne speech that it will provide rebates to urban and rural residents and small businesses to help offset high electricity rates.
Lt.-Gov. Elizabeth Dowdeswell, who delivered the throne speech at the Ontario Legislature, outlined the government’s priorities before the next election, expected in spring 2018, saying it will remove the provincial portion of the harmonized sales tax from electricity bills.
Link to Full Speech. Below are key reactions to her speech.