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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.

LNG is not part of our just recovery

Liberals’ “ambitious green agenda” smells a lot like gas

Natural Resources Minister Seamus O'Regan is touting the benefits of LNG, though upon closer inspection those benefits are few and ...
Pyramid Lake, Jasper, AB, Canada

The Council of Canadians submission to the Canada Water Agency Consultation

The new Canada Water Agency must play a key role in implementing the human right to water and sanitation at ...
Celebrating 10 years of the human right to water

Celebrating 10 years of the human right to water

July 28, 2020 marks a significant milestone in the fight to protect water. Ten years ago, the United Nations General ...
Alternative Federal Budget 2020 Water Policy

Water Policy – Alternative Federal Budget 2020 Recovery Plan

In 25 years of Alternative Federal Budgets, this edition of the AFB stands out: reflecting a chapter of history as ...
(Recording) Webinar: Resisting water privatization from Mapleton to Berlin

(Recording) Webinar: Resisting water privatization from Mapleton to Berlin

Wellington Water Watchers hosted a webinar on the threat that public private partnership pose to public water systems in Canada ...
Three decisions, two days, one major turning point towards a just recovery

Three decisions, two days, one major turning point towards a just recovery

Three pipelines blocked this week are significant back-to-back wins for Indigenous and Black-led resistance and bad news for Big Oil ...
(Recording) Webinar: A Public Infrastructure Bailout

(Recording) Webinar: A Public Infrastructure Bailout

Webinar on the high stakes of public-private partnerships, the Canada Infrastructure Bank, and a green & just economic recovery from ...
three construction cranes

Canada Infrastructure Bank signals plan to double down on privatization with new leadership

On Friday, April 3, the federal government announced several changes to the leadership of the Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB). Michael ...