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The Budget Edition...

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With federal budget out, expect torrent of pre-election novelty cheques

From the Globe and Mail: It has the makings of a no-gazebo-left-behind tour.

Passing mostly unnoticed when Finance Minister Joe Oliver unveiled his budget on Tuesday was the promise of a new fund for projects celebrating the country’s upcoming sesquicentennial. Dubbed the Canada 150 Infrastructure Program, it is to “support the renovation, expansion and improvement of existing community infrastructure in all regions of the country” with “projects that celebrate our shared heritage, create jobs and improve the quality of life of Canadians.”

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Ontario unveils $130B infrastructure push in Ontario budget

The road to a balanced budget will be lined with transit stops, but there could be some bumps along the way.
Finance Minister Charles Sousa’s budget spelled out a massive 10-year, $130-billion infrastructure push Bifuelled by supermarket beer sales, a sell-off of Hydro One, and flatlined spending.

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Five things you didn't know about Calgary's water main network

How does a major North American city lead the world when it comes to fewest watermain breaks? The team at the Calgary Herald wanted to answer that question for themselves.

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Watermain may have been source of 'explosion' that injured 2

The pressure testing of a large concrete watermain may have caused what sounded like an explosion at a construction site in Brampton, Ontario. Two workers were injured – one critically, according to initial reports from the scene.

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