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Ignatieff promises no personal tax hikes

Liberal leader Michael Ignatieff

TORONTO, Ont. – Liberal leader Michael Ignatieff made a campaign stop in downtown Toronto on Monday, with a federal election promise on the hot topic of public transit.

Ignatieff said the Liberal government would make transit investment a chief priority.

“As we move forward, the key thing here is to get regional repaid transit to help cities right across the country move people in a more environmentally sustainable way,” said Ignatieff.

However, he did not indicate if it is light rail transit or subway transit that he was talking about.

Ignatieff also promised that personal sales and business taxes would not be raised.

As for a possible Union with the NDP and Bloc Quebecois to take power, Ignatieff said, “No coalition.”

The Liberal leader was in Chinatown around 2:30 p.m. and then he travelled to Brampton for an evening rally.

As for the other part leaders, Stephen Harper will take his Conservative Campaign to a coastal British Columbia riding, where the Tories are hoping to take back a seat from the Liberals after the resignation of Keith Martin

NDP leader Jack Layton campaigned his party’s traditional Prairie stronghold of Saskatchewan.

The Green Party leader Elizabeth May sticks to her home riding in Sidney, British Columbia.

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