The infrastructure minister joined Premier Doug Ford at a conference about public-private partnerships.
What if the bridge, tunnel, dam or highway came with significant benefits to your community?
When plans for big infrastructure projects roll out, they should be guided by the basic principals of public procurement:competition, fairness and value.
Failure to address these concerns before it's too late might regrettably mean a long period of decline.
It's becoming more and more apparent that BC Hydro has been playing a bit loose with telling the truth, the whole truth.
While other global jurisdictions are building the great cities of tomorrow, excellent places to invest and live, Canada is lurching along hesitantly.
If our economy is shifting, how much emphasis do we really need to place on filling predicted shortages and attracting more young people to the trades? While we focus so much on the digital space, we can't forget that Canada is about to make massive investments in physical infrastructure.
Mr. Tory is no transit messiah. In fact, he has been instrumental in ensuring that public transit investments in Toronto are based not on scientific evidence, but on political brinkmanship.
The federal deficit is rising, far beyond the $10 billion projected in the Liberal's election platform. The stated purpose of running $130 billion of deficits over five years is to stimulate the Canadian economy, whose prospects for growth are deteriorating.
The first is coping with the inexorable trend towards urbanization. By 2036, over 60 per cent of the world's population will reside in cities. The burgeoning number of urban dwellers worldwide will put pressure on city governments in areas ranging from housing to services, infrastructure to transportation.