Promise tracker: What the parties are pitching on the campaign trail

Supporters from various parties hold up campaign signs outside the studio of the first election debate in Toronto, on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

OTTAWA — A running list of specific promises made by the Liberals, Conservatives, NDP and Greens since the official start of the campaign on Sept. 11.

 

Liberals

Sept. 12: Impose a national one-per-cent tax on properties owned by non-Canadians and non-residents; raise the value of homes allowed under the First-Time Home Buyer Incentive to $789,000 from $505,000.

 

Conservatives

Sept. 12: Remove federal income tax from maternity and parental benefits under employment insurance, by providing a tax credit of 15 per cent for any income earned under these two programs.

 

NDP

Sept. 12: Work with province and municipality to get built a hospital in Brampton, Ont.

 

Greens

None to date.

The Canadian Press