infrastructure

Trudeau government stretches definition of ‘infrastructure’ too far

Ottawa’s so-called infrastructure spending plan includes $77 million to develop regulations for driverless cars and unmanned air vehicles.

Look to public-private partnerships to build infrastructure for Ontario’s Ring of Fire

Chromite deposit could spawn thousands of jobs for several decades of mining.

Ottawa’s fiscal plan not really about growth-maximizing infrastructure

Only a small portion of infrastructure spending will go towards building more efficient transportation corridors.

Infrastructure a small share of the Liberal $29.4 billion deficit

Of the $4 billion earmarked for 2016/17, only $1.6 billion will go to public transit and other municipal infrastructure.

Infrastructure spending in Canada: pick a multibillion dollar number

The need for infrastructure spending in Canada is getting a lot of attention this election, with all the parties presenting platform planks on the amounts they would spend.

Is the proposed PST hike the best way to finance transit expansion in Metro Vancouver?

Over the next two months, residents of Metro Vancouver will vote “Yes” or No” in a transit tax plebiscite, but the proposed tax hike to finance what are mostly public transit projects is at best questionable from a transportation economics perspective.

How existing budgets could fund Metro Vancouver’s transit expansion plan

Over the next two months, Metro Vancouver residents will decide whether they want to pay $250 million more in sales tax each year to help fund a $7.5 billion capital expansion plan, mainly for public transit.
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