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25 Feb, 2009

Canada’s Budget Implementation: Bill C-10

Posted by: Skylar In: news

Everyone’s heard about the conservative’s own “stimulus package”.  Heck, I’m pretty excited about it myself.  Being a person working primarily in municipal engineering, I’d say it’s good news for my future job security.  But there have been some people raising a fuss about this new budget bill.  And believe it or not, most of them [...]

The Daily Commercial News is providing a detailed list of “shovel-ready” projects in Canada.  I’m not sure that I like the term “shovel-ready”, but here’s how they define it in the article: The projects range from small to large-sized projects and are focused on the rehabilitation of existing infrastructure. The projects fit into existing footprints, [...]

16 Dec, 2008

Canada’s Aging Infrastructure

Posted by: Skylar In: news

A recent article in the Victoria times shows that people are considering infrastructure investments as a viable option for stimulating the residing economy.  The article points to the Conservative’s “Building Canada Plan”, which touts $33 billion in infrastructure spending throughout the next seven years. Yet some people don’t think it’s enough.  According to the article: [...]


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