Spending Smarter on Infrastructure

October 2007

Ottawa to give Details of Infrastructure Plan
Transportation, Infrastructure and Communities Minister Lawrence Cannon says
the plan, representing the biggest public investment in infrastructure since the Second World War, would finally provide stable and predictable funding for much-needed projects.  More.

Public Works Employee charged with Fraud
The bureaucrat had been defrauding taxpayers since 1996, and is charged with Breach of Trust and Fraud over $50,000.  More.

Halton Region finds Water Pipe Data often full of Costly Errors
When Halton Region firefighters discovered that an Oakville fire hydrant failed to provide enough pressure to douse a blaze in time, alarms went up over the state of the area’s watermains.  What they found was more than disturbing - it can cost lives.  More.

Questions or concerns about municipal infrastructure?
Let's talk. I can be reached at:
Tel: (905) 670-7676
or:  (800) 268-4664 
Fax: (905) 670-1512
6810 Invader Cres, Mississauga, On
L5T 2B6
Veso Sobot, P.Eng.
Director, Corporate Affairs
Ipex Inc.


Infrastructure Spending Key to Maintaining Quality of Life
When it comes to infrastructure, the saying "if it ain't broke, don't fix it" definitely does not apply.   More...

Americans unveil "Infrastructure Report Card"

With each passing day, aging and overburdened infrastructure threatens the economy and quality of life in every state, city and town in the nation.  A new website focuses on the failing state of American Infrastructure.  More...

Watermain Break Clock nears $6 Billion Milestone
Get an idea of just how often water mains break across Canada and the United States.  Visit the Watermain Break Clock here.

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