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OTTAWA — A new federal agency designed to fuse public and private dollars to help build infrastructure in Canada could end up building new roads and bridges south of the border — so long as they conne...
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The money is from the marquee infrastructure program set up by the previous Conservative government.
As cities across Ontario try to squeeze out savings to expand public transit, something doesn't add up. Too many cities, including Toronto, are missing out on hundreds of millions in savings. That's because Ontario has a labour law loophole that's putting cities, companies and taxpayers at a huge disadvantage.
A report says the government is also behind on identifying new projects.
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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.
“Sometimes you’re not going to get an answer,” Morneau says.
Stimulating an economy takes more than just allocating money.
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?
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Liberals will spend just $2.7 billion in first year.
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There are now doubts whether the party can even fulfill its most-flexible fiscal vow.
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He's set to unveil fresh numbers Monday.
Trudeau said it's more important than ever for the Liberal government to spend on growth-generating projects.
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The government is now looking at moving up the spending schedule, pushing the money out faster in response to worsening economic conditions.
Jack Mintz is urging Liberals to slow their plan for billions in new infrastructure spending.
About 92 per cent of the $10-billion provincial-territorial stream of the New Building Canada Fund remains unspent.
The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) recently released a report that leaves no doubt about this wage gap. Public sector employees are making a lot more than you are for doing the same job. To add insult to injury, public sector employees are also working fewer hours than you to earn their above-market wages.
LONDON, Ont. - Prime Minister Stephen Harper unveiled a $5.8-billion menu of federal infrastructure improvements Monday in an announcement one political rival immediately described as a batch of recyc...
Asking for more money is common among municipal officials. Despite soaring transfers from higher level governments, municipalities repeatedly claim they need more because their revenue sources lack growth potential. So how has municipal revenue actually performed over the last 10 years in Metro Vancouver?
Canada's big city mayors say they need billions of dollars and a 20-year plan to fix the country's crumbling roads and sewer systems, but promise to match the federal government's contribution with th...
Canadians are disengaged from political processes because Canada's political institutions and leadership are no longer accountable and responsive to their needs. This arises from the dysfunctional and opaque terms of relations between various levels of government.
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.