At the end of an announcement about provincial and federal funding to municipal transit systems, Premier Doug Ford took off on a rant against Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie for her opposition to Bill 23-the More Homes Built Faster Act. Crombie had posted a video last week criticizing the Bill saying it would cost Mississauga $880 Million over the next 10 years.
Ford fired back, saying Mississauga is sitting on a huge pile of cash reserves.
The transit announcement was for $505 million in federal-provincial funding to cover Ontario municipal transit systems offset revenue losses, pay for fare and service integration, and provide On-Demand transit. Hamilton will receive over $5 Million and Burlington $1.5 Million.