Raise gas tax and add road tolls, expert tells Ontario
Ontario should immediately and substantially raise the gas tax and begin creating more road tolls to pay for transportation infrastructure.
The recommendation from a Trent University road pricing expert is being released Wednesday, just as the Pan Am Games are sparking fresh controversy about regional road congestion.
A report by professor emeritus Harry Kitchen, for the Residential and Civil Construction Alliance of Ontario (RCCAO), argues that Queen’s Park should hike the gas tax this year from 14.7 cents to 23 cents a litre.
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