Largest Cash Infusion for
Infrastructure in Canadian History
BILLION Dollars in Spending
Finance Minister Jim Flaherty has unveiled three new programs designed
to funnel cash into municipal infrastructure needs.
- Gas Taxes Stay in the
Hands of Municipalities until at least 2013/2014.
- GST Rebate for Municipalities continued.
- Massive cash infusion into new "Building Canada" Infrastructure Fund
massive cash infusion means the 2007 budget is, by far and away, the
largest increase in infrastructure spending in Canadian history.
The full list of
infrastructure initiatives can be
while the the full
budget itself can be seen
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Veso Sobot, P.Eng.
Director, Corporate Affairs
the next Global Money-Maker
"Water is big business,
whether it's upgrading London's Victorian-era pipes or dealing with the
hundreds of Chinese cities that pump raw sewage into the ocean. So it's
no surprise some investment firms are selling water as the next hot
commodity to slake a parched portfolio."
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