Feds Come Through with
Massive Infrastructure Funding Increases
BILLION Dollars in Spending
Finance Minister Jim Flaherty has unveiled a shopping list of new
infrastructure initiatives, highlighting the desperate need to fix
Canada's roads, sewers, watermains, bridges and dams.
- $585 Million over two
years for a Highways and Borders fund.
- $91 million over two years for Pacific Gateway Initiative
- $181 million for Strategic Infrastructure Fund
- Over $530 million to renew Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund
$5.5 Billion in new spending, while gas tax money continues to remain in
the hands of municipalities...
Flaherty's historic announcement,
here. The full multi-media list of Budget initiatives can be
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Toronto's Crumbling Infrastructure
Another major Toronto street
is closed for months, after a cast-iron water pipe broke. Aging water
lines are to blame. (Toronto Star)
Broken Watermain - Repairs "Could
City of Toronto officials said it will
take two to three
months to repair a sinkhole that opened up after a water main break.
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Watermain Break Clock to Soon hit
$5 Billion Figure...
Flaherty's Infrastructure boost can't come soon
enough - consider the Watermain Break Clock, which will soon
hit a major milestone, after only six years in operation.