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KITCHENERPOST.CA – Region’s transit needs not included in provincial budget

April 30, 2015

KITCHENER-WATERLOO – Any hopes that the provincial budget would provide new tools for the region to finance its rapid transit project were dashed last week.

During a regional council meeting before the budget was released, regional councillors were disappointed with announcements that other LRT lines would receive 100 per cent funding, but Regional Chair Ken Seiling was hopeful changes to the provincial Development Charges Act would give them new tools to fund the region’s light rail transit project. Read More