Trudeau, Wynne mark opening of subway extension connecting Toronto to Vaughan


TORONTO _ Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was on hand today to cut the ribbon on the first Toronto subway extension in 15 years.

The six-stop line in the city’s northwest has about 8.6 kilometres of new track.

The line stretches from the edge of Toronto through York University into Vaughan., Ont.

Also on hand were Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and Toronto Mayor John Tory.

All spoke of the excitement of the new extension, saying it will shorten commutes and get cars off the roads.

The project cost about $3.2 billion, with funding coming from all levels of government.