National Column: U.S. election threatens plans for Canada’s infrastructure

The fallout from Donald Trump’s election victory continues. One casualty could be Justin Trudeau’s ambitious infrastructure plan.

Ironically, that’s because Trump has his own infrastructure scheme. The U.S. president-elect has promised to put $1 trillion over the next decade toward problems such as crumbling highways. […]


National Column: Chasing trillions to build billions in infrastructure

Justin Trudeau had been prime minister for barely two months when he made his first visit to the World Economic Forum in Davos, a gaudy alpine day camp for zillionaires and Hollywood’s we-have-all-the-answers set. The skepticism that attended the young prime minister’s late nights with Bono and Kevin Spacey was healthy and natural.

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Morinville Council endorses rough roads campaign

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Citing a new report that shows some 30 per cent of Canada’s municipal infrastructure is rated fair to very poor, Council passed a resolution endorsing Target 2014: Building our Future, a Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) campaign launched this year to make sure municipalities have the funding they need to keep roads and sewers in working condition… […]