Quick takes on what are sure to be budget-talking points
David Dodge lays out the economic case for a new national infrastructure program.
Is there really a crisis in public-sector infrastructure?
OTTAWA – Municipalities are lining up for a piece of the Conservative government’s $14-billion blitz on infrastructure spending, with proposals for projects ranging from wastewater treatment to public transit.
Premiers want more of what cities already have
What students are talking about today (April 2nd)
OTTAWA – A new study suggests that on top of current spending as much as an additional $30 billion a year for 10 years would be needed to return infrastructure
Opposition politicians are eager send the right signals to the visiting mayors and councilors
The Canadian Federation of Municipalities issues a report card on the nation’s infrastructure.
The report card, which surveyed more than 120 municipalities representing 60% of the Canadian population, says more
Just in time for tonight’s debate in Toronto, Peggy Nash has announced her plan for infrastructure funding.
In her plan, Nash vows to: Establish a National Transit Strategy with a
The high cost of aging infrastructure inspires researchers seeking the longevity of the parthenon
Paul Dewar calls for the inclusion of medical facilities in a national infrastructure fund.
“Mr. Harper excluded health care investments from the Economic Action Plan and ended federal support for
The Harper government’s ability to announce impressive-sounding numbers apparently exceeds its ability to use those impressive-sounding numbers.
The Green Infrastructure fund provides a good illustration of funds getting backlogged despite
The NDP leadership candidate has announced the broad points of his urban agenda.
Dewar committed to ensuring a seat at the table for municipalities in federal-provincial/territorial negotiations dealing with their
The House will spend today debating the following NDP motion.
That, in the opinion of this House, the government should: (a) take immediate action to promote job creation and address
The President of the Treasury Board says, despite his refusal to do so each afternoon, he’s happy to answer opposition questions about the G8 Legacy Fund.
“We have arranged for
The NDP turns up new emails related to the G8 Legacy Fund.
On June 22, Infrastructure Canada official Naomi Hirshberg emailed Huntsville officials to inform them that the cheques would