Government says 'Yes to Infrastructure Stimulus'
New money will be available for roads, bridges,
railways, universities, recreation centres and other infrastructure over
the next two years as part of the Conservative government's effort to
give the slowing economy a leg up.
"These and other infrastructure form the backbone of our future
prosperity," said Finance Minister Jim Flaherty in his budget speech
Complete text of Flaherty's speech
Flaherty's speech on infrastructure
Construction industry group delivers infrastructure message to Ontario’s finance
Ontario’s finance minister has been delivered a clear
and unified message from the construction industry — revitalization and
investment in infrastructure will create sustainable economic activity.
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Watermain gusher paralyzes downtown
Citizens of Montreal woke up to another
infrastructure disaster earlier this month.
Workers try to contain a water main break
after a 25-inch pipe burst, flooding downtown Montreal. Photo
courtesy National Post.
A 118 year old cast-iron watermain shattered in the
cold weather, flooding downtown Montreal and forcing workers to use snow
to create an impromptu dam.
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watermain breaks like this one damage the economy
Washington commuters rescued via helicopter
after watermain break
An ordinary commute turned
into a daring rescue as a massive water main break flooded a busy street in a
Washington, D.C. suburb.
Ten vehicles were stranded in a deluge of near-frozen