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Mulcair Says Cities, Towns Face an 'Infrastructure Cliff'

Matt Ball on November 23, 2012 - in Smart Cities

Cities and towns in Canada are in danger of going over an “infrastructure cliff” unless a federally funded infrastructure plan replaces the Building Canada Plan, which is set to expire in less than two years, NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair warned Thursday.

What is needed, Mulcair told a Federation of Canadian Municipalities meeting in Ottawa, is a “once-in-a-generation fix” to replace the roads, bridges and wastewater treatment facilities that are nearing the end of their service life.

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