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Canada’s Budget Extends Infrastructure Spending in 10-year, $53.5B Plan

Matt Ball on March 22, 2013 - in Uncategorized

The Harper government is renewing its multi-billion dollar public infrastructure programs with a 10-year plan that targets key demands from Canadian cities, and offers billions of dollars in new spending to help provinces and communities meet basic needs for water, transportation and other infrastructure.

Finance Minister Jim Flaherty described the new $53.5-billion plan as the “largest long-term federal commitment to Canadian infrastructure in our nation’s history.” It extends a seven-year plan — slated to expire next year — that was introduced in 2007.

Read more via The National Post

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