Money is part of $10.1 billion in planned spending over the next 11 years on trade and transportation corridor projects.
Funding for social infrastructure projects could increase by up to 33%.
Committee alleges the only metrics used to measure spending focus on money going out the door rather than what the money is buying.
A delay in government spending could affect the investments’ primary objective: to help lift Canada’s slow-growth economy.
Canada is taking the right measures to break out of the low-growth trap, organization’s secretary general says.
Finance minister hasn’t indicated whether the federal government will accelerate infrastructure spending to kickstart the 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.
Dave Dodge will develop a plan to uncover the best ways the province can fund infrastructure amid the current oil slump.
Congested roads and unreliable infrastructure are dragging down the economy, Ontario’s premier says.
Ralph Goodale says the feds need to allot more money for infrastructure, eliminate tariffs on consumer goods, and reduce employment insurance payroll taxes.