NDP leader Andrea Horwath accuses Tory government of ‘making up’ numbers to justify killing Hamilton LRT

Provincial Opposition leader Andrea Horwath accused the Tory government Friday of “making up” a $5.5-billion cost estimate used to justify killing Hamilton’s LRT and urged Premier Doug Ford to recommit to the project.The Hamilton MPP pointed to a heavily redacted secret consulting report on the light rail project, recently obtained by the NDP and The Spectator, that does not show or explain the sky-high estimate cited by Progressive Conservative Transportation Minister Caroline Mulroney in cancelling the transit line last December.“The

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