The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) has responded to the Conservative Party of Canada’s (CPC’s) election platform—which was released on Oct. 11—by expressing concern over its reductions to year-over-year infrastructure spending. “Cities across the country have an urgent need for…
The Rural and Northern stream of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program, open for Ontario communities with populations under 100,000, gives them eight weeks to nominate their road and bridge projects online.
The program allows for up to 50% cost-shared funding for municipal road and bridge renewal projects.
Quote: Fix the infrastructure funding model before you pour money into it. An article in the National Post by Brian F. Kelcey on November 24 points out that the new federal government’s promises to invest heavily in transit and public…