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2014 Ontario Budget  Section B: Building Modern Infrastructure Highlights .............................................................................................. 35  Making Strategic Investments in Roads, Bridges and Public Transit ................. 42  Moving Goods to Market Faster .............................................................. 42  Moving Ontario Forward ........................................................................ 44  Allocating the Dedicated Funds .............................................................. 47  Creating More Transit Options for Commuters .......................................... 50  Modernizing Infrastructure in Communities across Ontario ............................ 52  Investing in Municipal Infrastructure ....................................................... 52  More Access to Health Care ................................................................... 53  Supporting a Highly Skilled and Innovative Workforce ............................... 56  Supporting Development in Northern Ontario’s Ring of Fire ........................ 61  Maximizing the Value of Public Infrastructure in Ontario ................................ 62  Revitalizing Assets ............................................................................... 62  Leveraging Private-Sector Expertise ........................................................ 63  Modernizing Energy Infrastructure ............................................................. 66  Supporting Investments in Clean Energy ................................................. 66  Nuclear Refurbishment: Delivering Value for Ontario Ratepayers ................. 66  Section C: Creating a Dynamic and Innovative Business Climate Highlights .............................................................................................. 67 Maintaining a Competitive Tax System ....................................................... 70 A New $2.5 Billion Jobs and Prosperity Fund ............................................... 71 Investing in Ontario’s Dynamic and Innovative Sectors ................................. 71 Promoting Ontario’s Manufacturing Sector ............................................... 73  Growing Ontario’s Life Sciences Sector .................................................... 77  Boosting Ontario’s Information and Communications Technology Sector ....... 79  Promoting Ontario’s Entertainment and Creative Cluster ............................ 82  Strengthening Ontario’s Financial and Business Services Sector .................. 84  Modern Insurance Regulation ................................................................. 86  Financial Services Regulation ................................................................. 86  Developing Ontario’s Resource Industries ................................................ 87  Ontario Northland Transportation Commission .......................................... 90  Helping Businesses Manage Electricity Costs ............................................ 91  iv   
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