Inexperienced Social gathering Chief Mike Schreiner made campaign-style stops in Parry Sound and Elmvale on Tuesday.
Schreiner met with residents to spotlight the Inexperienced celebration’s Affordability Motion Plan.
With inflation inflicting hovering costs from housing to gasoline, affordability is top-of-mind for a lot of voters.
“The election gimmicks and handouts the opposite events are providing is not going to resolve the systemic affordability challenges the folks of Parry Sound–Muskoka are dealing with,” Schreiner said.
The plan additionally outlines elevated transit choices, together with reducing fares in half for an preliminary three months, getting the Northlander passenger rail again on the tracks, and providing rebates on electrical vehicles and e-bikes.
Throughout his cease in Elmvale, Schreiner advocated for shielding the world’s pure groundwater.
“A number of the cleanest water on the planet is true right here in Tiny Township, and the Ford authorities’s sprawl agenda, which is resulting in extra purposes for gravel mining pits, is contributing to threats to our water and to our local weather disaster.
What the Ontario Greens are saying is water is life. Now we have to guard it, and that is why we’re calling for a moratorium on new gravel mining purposes and purposes that develop gravel mining pits,” the celebration chief mentioned Tuesday.
The Inexperienced celebration’s plan contains constructing 160,000 reasonably priced housing areas whereas working with the personal sector to extend provide.
It additionally addresses skyrocketing meals costs, specializing in completely defending farmland from city sprawl and implementing a Grocery Code of Conduct to guard farmers, native meals producers, and shoppers.
The provincial election is scheduled for June.