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News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
July 5, 2017  

Liberals to dole out $2.1 billion to unclog trade, border bottlenecks

Money is part of $10.1 billion in planned spending over the next 11 years on trade and transportation corridor projects.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
March 20, 2017  

Budget to show how infrastructure bank can attract, free up investment

Funding for social infrastructure projects could increase by up to 33%.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
March 1, 2017  

Senate committee slams Liberal infrastructure spending

Committee alleges the only metrics used to measure spending focus on money going out the door rather than what the money is buying.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
January 11, 2017  

Infrastructure spending slow to get out the door: PBO

A delay in government spending could affect the investments’ primary objective: to help lift Canada’s slow-growth economy.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
June 13, 2016  

OECD lauds Ottawa’s approach to boosting economy

Canada is taking the right measures to break out of the low-growth trap, organization’s secretary general says.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Economy General
January 13, 2016  

Morneau insists Liberal plan will grow economy despite falling loonie, oil

Finance minister hasn’t indicated whether the federal government will accelerate infrastructure spending to kickstart the economy.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
July 13, 2015  

Feds look to family benefit cheques, infrastructure spending to boost economy

The Conservatives will doll out a one-time, pre-election cash burst totalling $2.5 billion on July 20 to families with kids under 18.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
June 22, 2015  

Alberta hires ex Bank of Canada governor for spending advice

Dave Dodge will develop a plan to uncover the best ways the province can fund infrastructure amid the current oil slump.

News Construction Government Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations Economy General
August 7, 2014  

Wynne calls for feds to quadruple infrastructure spending to $30B

Congested roads and unreliable infrastructure are dragging down the economy, Ontario’s premier says.

News Manufacturing General
February 11, 2014  

Harper must abandon obsession with austerity in budget: Liberals

Ralph Goodale says the feds need to allot more money for infrastructure, eliminate tariffs on consumer goods, and reduce employment insurance payroll taxes.