The money is from the marquee infrastructure program set up by the previous Conservative government.
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The infrastructure minister also played down concerns that private investment could lead to state-owned foreign enterprises from countries like China controlling strategic infrastructure in Canada.
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Did the Liberals' maiden budget deliver on Justin Trudeau's core election campaign promise to create jobs and long-term economic growth by investing heavily in infrastructure?
The government is now looking at moving up the spending schedule, pushing the money out faster in response to worsening economic conditions.
LONDON, Ont. - Prime Minister Stephen Harper unveiled a $5.8-billion menu of federal infrastructure improvements Monday in an announcement one politic...
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