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Liberals will spend just $2.7 billion in first year.
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"That will be a significant help to our debt and deficit situation going forward."
The Liberal policy convention will bring together a wide range of dedicated Canadians determined to address constructively Canada's long-term potential and challenges. I am looking forward to many refreshing debates and discussions, with or without any childish and petty Conservative shenanigans.
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...
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.
Instead of attempting to craft a national transit strategy, which will inevitably entail picking winners and losers, the federal government should download fiscal capacity. That is, after all, the crux of the problem.
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.