Most provincial party leaders back on campaign trail in GTA on Saturday

Some provincial party leaders are back on the campaign trail Saturday in the GTA.

NDP Leader Andrea Horwath is in Brampton where she is attending a rally alongside federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh.

The NDP has confirmed to CityNews it will be doubling Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) rates, if elected. The party would be increasing disability payments by 20 per cent, making it financially easier for disabled Ontarians. The NDP is releasing details of its costed platform on Sunday.

The Ontario Liberals previously pledged to increase ODSP benefits by 20 per cent over the next two years, if elected, the Green Party says it would also double ODSP rates, and the Progressive Conservatives promised an increase of five per cent.

NDP confirm they will DOUBLE #ODSP rates in the second year if elected. Currently the Green Party say they will also double ODSP rates, Liberals will Increase by 10% in first yr, another 10 in year 2. PCs will increase them by 5% #onpoli

— Cynthia Mulligan (@CityCynthia) May 14, 2022

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Liberal Leader Steven Del Duca is set to make two brief stops in Milton on Saturday.

Green party Leader Mike Schreiner is meeting with local residents in his home riding of Guelph.

Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford is taking the day off after campaigning in Windsor on Friday.

All four leaders are reuniting in Toronto on Monday for their second debate.

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