On March 22, the new federal Liberal government released its first budget. The Toronto Observer’s Bradley Dobson, Daniel McKenzie, Cherry (Changhong) Liu and Amy McNeill take a look at what’s in store for Ontario’s public transit, social housing, old age security and Bombardier.
The TTC has decided to sue Bombardier for $50 million dollars in damages after delays in delivering new streetcars.
Bombardier’s future with the Toronto Transit Commission is under serious threat after the city’s latest streetcar delays. The company is facing the serious risk of being banned from bidding on the TTC’s future contracts, a decision which will be made at a board meeting on Oct. 28, according to an official statement by the TTC on Oct. 16.