Infrastructure Funding

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We Want.. More Money

Infrastructure funding will top the agenda when 1,800 mayors and councillors from across the country gather in Vancouver. The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) is holding its 76th annual co...
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Canadian, U.S. Cities Sound Similar Notes On Infrastructure Funding

The New American City being held this week in Kansas City, Mo. will draw business and local government leaders from more than 50 U.S. and Canadian cities. They'll be arguing the crumbling infrastructures whose refurbishment we may view at net drains on our wallets in fact hold value and the potential for economic boom if they are properly rebuilt and maintained.

Rebuilding Confidence When Our Infrastructure Is Crumbling

Recently, two major transportation arteries in Montreal have been disrupted because of partial structural collapses. These events are only the tip of the iceberg in terms of crumbling bridges, tunnels, roads, and sewers, and inadequate municipal transit and water purification systems across Canada.