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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.

Council of Canadians calls on Prime Minister to invest in public infrastructure projects, not privatization

Council of Canadians calls on Prime Minister to invest in public infrastructure projects, not privatization

Earlier in April, the federal government announced several changes to the leadership of the Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB). Michael Sabia, ...
Alternative Federal Budget Released

Alternative Federal Budget Released

The Alternative Federal Budget (AFB) released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) lays out a roadmap and ...
Celebrating 35 years of Council of Canadians activism

Celebrating 35 years of Council of Canadians activism

On March 11, 1985, the Council of Canadians was formed as an organization to bring people together to create positive ...
Canada Infrastructure Bank eyes privatizing local water systems across the country

Canada Infrastructure Bank eyes privatizing local water systems across the country

Press Progress reports that buried in the Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB)’s annual report is praise for the water system in ...
Social Justice Reader's Corner: Books for the new decade

Social Justice Reader’s Corner: Books for the new decade

Arthur Manuel was an amazing leader who every Canadian should know more about. Four years ago he wrote a powerful ...
Lead water crisis reveals federal government’s inaction on water issues

Lead water crisis reveals federal government’s inaction on water issues

Earlier this week, an investigative report by several media outlets revealed dangerously high levels of lead in tap water across ...
Scary stories of privatization

Scary stories of privatization

With a new minority federal government, you and I have an opportunity to help shape public policy. The Council of ...
Blue Communities

Our water is for sale

Private companies are coming for your water and the federal government is welcoming them with open arms. But you and ...