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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.

Don’t let the federal government privatize your water – a lesson from Mapleton, ON

Don’t let the federal government privatize your water – a lesson from Mapleton, ON

Communities across Canada must learn from the example in Mapleton and reject any attempt to privatize these critical infrastructure and services. Water ...
Hindsight: 2020 Part 2 - climate policy, fossil fuel industry and land defense

Hindsight: 2020 Part 2 – climate policy, fossil fuel industry and land defense

While 2020 will always be remembered for the horrifying impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, there are many lessons to be ...
Is Trudeau’s new climate plan enough?

Is Trudeau’s new climate plan enough?

Late in 2020, Prime Minister Trudeau launched a new climate plan, A Healthy Environment and a Healthy Economy. It may ...
Hindsight: 2020 part 1 - transformation is possible

Hindsight: 2020 part 1 – transformation is possible

While 2020 will always be remembered for the horrifying impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, there are many lessons to be learned ...
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We need a just recovery for public transit

The fight for public transit can and must be a key part of our collective fight for climate justice ...
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The Canada Infrastructure Bank should not be part of the post-COVID recovery

Written by Vi Bui and Dylan Penner As communities continue to face the consequences of the pandemic, protect our most ...
Public-private partnerships have no place in Canada’s post-COVID just recovery

Public-private partnerships have no place in Canada’s post-COVID just recovery

Written by Vi Bui and Dylan Penner The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed and amplified many structural inequalities in our societies ...
Where does your MP stand on a just recovery?

Where does your MP stand on a just recovery?

We’re at a major turning point in the fight for a just recovery and a Green New Deal that supports ...