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Canada Infrastructure Bank

For decades, infrastructure has been severely underfunded in Canada and local governments have been bearing the brunt of it. But rather than boost public funding for infrastructure projects, the Trudeau government established the Canada Infrastructure Bank in 2016, with the mandate to promote P3s (public-private partnerships). The CIB is an arm’s length crown corporation with a $35 billion budget.

Federal government silent on Trudeau's promised Just Transition Act

Federal government silent on Trudeau’s promised Just Transition Act

The government's responseĀ to our petition for just transition legislation omits any mention of the Just Transition Act that the Trudeau ...
Justin Trudeau, prime greenwasher

Justin Trudeau, prime greenwasher

Canada's "ambitious green agenda" has been one of missed climate targets, greenwashing, and billions of dollars in Big Oil bailouts ...
Iqaluit water contamination crisis exposes vulnerabilities across CanadaĀ 

Iqaluit water contamination crisis exposes vulnerabilities across CanadaĀ 

After Iqaluit residents reported a strong fuel smell in their tap water for more than 10 days, the government of ...
The Big Questions: Water

The Big Questions: Water

Canada has no national strategy to protect our waters from pollution and privatization. And dozens of First Nations still have ...
Goldboro LNG asks feds for a billion-dollar subsidy

Goldboro LNG asks feds for a billion-dollar subsidy

Pieridae Energy, the company behind the proposed Goldboro liquified natural gas (LNG) facility in Nova Scotia, has asked the federal ...
Council of CanadiansĀ tells MPs to stop infrastructure privatization

Council of CanadiansĀ tells MPs to stop infrastructure privatization

Excerpts from Climate and Social Justice Campaigner Dylan Pennerā€™s presentation to Members of Parliament about why the Canada Infrastructure Bank ...
Toronto streetcar on a black and white background with the text "Transit riders left behind?"

Trudeau’s transit announcement throws Just Recovery under the bus

The federal government has announced new funding forĀ transit infrastructure. Our movement needs to ramp up organizing for sustained operational funding ...
Water P3s

The federal governmentā€™s scheme to promote water P3s in Canada

For the last year, the CIB has signaled its intention to promote water and wastewater P3s across the country, touting ...