Calls for Plan to Cut Infrastructure Deficit
Canadas municipalities have called on the federal
government to commit to a long-term plan to eliminate Canadas
$60-billion national infrastructure deficit.
Federation of Canadian Municipalities
President Michael Coleman, Mayor of Duncan, B.C. says "Were ready to get started now."
Were not looking for patchwork programs and ad hoc spending, said
Coleman. We want a long-term plan and a long-term commitment.
estimate the deficit at $60 billion and growing by $2 billion a year.
FCM Plan: Tories in Favour
Rahim Jaffer, Conservative Infrastructure Critic, has
news release saying they support the call for long-term, stable
infrastructure funding to address the infrastructure deficit.
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Culvert Collapses, Shuts
Down Major Transportation Corridor...
This Highway 40 Culvert collapse between
Montreal and Quebec City will cost the economy millions...
Transport Department was scrambling to explain how a
25-year-old culvert that was inspected only five months ago collapsed
suddenly last month, opening a massive crevice across Highway 40 near Trois Rivieres.
Repairs took several days.
Questions or concerns about municipal infrastructure?
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Veso Sobot, P.Eng.
Director, Corporate Affairs