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Ontario PC leader Tim Hudak speaks at a campaign event in Toronto on May 16.
Ontario PC leader Tim Hudak speaks at a campaign event in Toronto on May 16.
(Frank Gunn/THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Why Hudak, Wynne and Horwath all want a new Toronto subway

Not so long ago, it seemed no politician of any stripe wanted to build the downtown relief line of the Toronto subway.

By any objective measure, the project is badly needed. The inner city has not received a single new rapid transit station since the 1960s, despite growing denser every year, and the Yonge line is increasingly crowded with suburban commuters.