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WATCH: Province plans to push forward with HOV lanes on 401, lays out part of funding plan
Finance minister looks to sale of GM shares, assets to fund infrastructure projects....
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The province is ready to move ahead with HOV lanes on the 401 and a new four-lane alignment to highway 7 west of Guelph. 

And its looking into the sale of assets to pay for these and other infrastructure projects. 

The finance minister is eyeing buildings such as LCBO headquarters and the OPG building. 

He is also planning to sell government shares of General Motors, the revenue would then be put into the Trillium Trust, a fund set up for infrastructure projects. 

Charles Sousa made the announcements at a lunchtime speech to the Economic Club of Canada today. 

Sousa says the province will set up a panel to "optimize financial performance" of agencies like the LCBO, Hydro One and OPG. 

However, Sousa says he won't rush things the panel is examining and doesn't count on revenue from the sale of these assets this year. 

HOV lanes had been planned on highways like the 401 for the 2015 Pan Am Games, in order to move athletes and spectators around. This announcement implies they will be a permanent fixture. 

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The province is ready to move ahead with HOV lanes on the 401 and a new four-lane alignment to highway 7 west of Guelph. 

And its looking into the sale of assets to pay for these and other infrastructure projects. 

The finance minister is eyeing buildings such as LCBO headquarters and the OPG building. 

He is also planning to sell government shares of General Motors, the revenue would then be put into the Trillium Trust, a fund set up for infrastructure projects. 

Charles Sousa made the announcements at a lunchtime speech to the Economic Club of Canada today. 

Sousa says the province will set up a panel to "optimize financial performance" of agencies like the LCBO, Hydro One and OPG. 

However, Sousa says he won't rush things the panel is examining and doesn't count on revenue from the sale of these assets this year. 

HOV lanes had been planned on highways like the 401 for the 2015 Pan Am Games, in order to move athletes and spectators around. This announcement implies they will be a permanent fixture. 

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