National News National News: Tax Break for Low income Ontarians; Gas Prices To Fall SHARE ON: Wendy Gray, staff Thursday, Nov. 15th, 2018 Tax Savings For Minimum Wage Workers in Ontario The Ford governments fall economic statement promises a tax cut for the province’s minimum wage workers. Under the new Low-Income Families and Individuals or LIFT tax people making less than 30-thousand dollars a year will no longer have to pay Ontario personal income tax. And making good on a campaign promise the province will allow booze to be sold from 9 am to 11 pm seven days a week. Gas Prices To Fall Feel that extra jingle in your pockets? That’s the savings Canadians are feeling at the gas pumps as the slump in crude oil prices has finally made its way to gas stations. The price of crude has dropped more than 20 bucks a barrel since October. That means drivers in Ontario are paying about 4 cents less a litre. The average price across Canada is hovering at a buck fourteen, the lowest its been since last February. Former PC Leader Brown Takes Aim At Lisa MacLeod in New Book More fallout from a new tell-all book from former provincial Conservative leader Patrick Brown. This time it’s from cabinet minister Lisa MacLeod. In his book, Brown says some party organizers thought MacLeod had made up her mental health issues for public support. MacLeod calls Brown’s comments disgusting and cruel. Yesterday it was Finance Minister Vic Fedeli in the spotlight as Brown alleges that he had also been the subject of sexual misconduct allegations.