HIGH­LIGHTS OF NDP’S 2018 PLAT­FORM

Ottawa Citizen - - CITY -

All fig­ures are for the 2022-23 fis­cal year

BIG-TICKET SPEND­ING

$2.1 bil­lion to in­crease hos­pi­tal base fund­ing

$383 mil­lion be­yond that for 2,000 new hos­pi­tal spa­ces

$3.7 bil­lion for uni­ver­sal child­care

$2.3 bil­lion to in­crease welfare rates

$923 mil­lion for 15,000 new nurs­ing-home beds

$1 bil­lion for uni­ver­sal den­tal care

$876 mil­lion to sub­si­dize tran­sit op­er­at­ing costs

BIG-TICKET TAX­ING

$762 mil­lion from in­creas­ing taxes on in­come over $220,000

$2.1 bil­lion from rais­ing cor­po­rate taxes

$1.1 bil­lion from stan­dard­iz­ing busi­nesses’ ed­u­ca­tion taxes

$671 mil­lion from a new hous­ing-spec­u­la­tion tax

DEFICITS

$3.3 bil­lion in 2018

$4.1 bil­lion in 2019

$5.1 bil­lion in 2020

$3.6 bil­lion in 2021

$2 bil­lion in 2022

$18.1 bil­lion to­tal over five years

$29.4 bil­lion pro­jected by Lib­er­als over same pe­riod

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