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April 11, 2019

‘We’re in ambition mode’: Champagne says infrastructure funding free from politics

By NEIL MOSS, THE HILL TIMES  April 10, 2019 Infrastructure funding is being being spent free from political considerations, says Infrastructure and Communities Minister François-Philippe Champagne, but his Conservative critic says money is going to where Liberals want votes in October. “I often say when you look at infrastructure, this is not about politics,” Mr. Champagne (Saint Maurice–Champlain, Que.) told The …

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April 1, 2019

Liberals’ infrastructure program disappointing for Canadians

NOTE: This opinion piece ran in the Hill-Times’ print and online editions on Monday, April 1, 2019. Justin Trudeau and his Liberal government came to power in 2015 after promising massive changes to Canada’s infrastructure. “We will run modest short-term deficits of less than $10-billion in each of the next two fiscal years to fund historic investments in infrastructure and …

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March 19, 2019

Government trying to buy Canadians’ votes with 2019 budget: Jeneroux

STATEMENT OTTAWA, ON – Matt Jeneroux, Member of Parliament for Edmonton Riverbend and Shadow Minister for Infrastructure, Communities and Urban Affairs, releases the following statement following the unveiling of the Liberals’ 2019 budget: “Desperate to distract Canadians from their corruption in an election year, Budget 2019 is an attempt to buy Canadians with their own money. “The government predicts a …

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