Sunday, January 20, 2019

Tag: Gas Tax

Ontario providing $364 million for transit upgrades

Jeff Yurek, Minister of Transportation announced that the province is giving $364 million in gas tax funding to 107 municipalities that provide public transit...

Provinces, territories receive federal gas tax funding

The Government of Canada has announced the awarding of the first installment of gas tax funding for all ten provinces and all three territories. “Local...

Canada provides Ontario with $391 million in gas tax funds

The Government of Canada has provided Ontario with more than $391 million for community infrastructure through the federal Gas Tax Fund (GTF), representing the...

Big City Mayors: Cities Need a Bigger Piece of The Pie

After meeting in Saskatoon, the Big City Mayors Caucus (BCMC) held a press conferences to talk about what they discussed. Not surprisingly, they're calling...

Rural Municipalities Seek Control

The ministers forum is always a crowd favourite at the ROMA/OGRA annual conference. This year, lines had formed at microphones before the session officially...

Budget 2011: Light on Details

In today's budget the federal government committed to working with the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), provinces, territories and other stakeholders to develop a...

Cambridge Goes 21st Century with ITS

Cambridge, Ontario has put an "intelligence system" in place that lets municipal workers monitor infrastructure projects across the city in real time. “There’s a wealth...

First Ever National Infra Summit Planned

The Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ (FCM) Big Cities Mayors’ Caucus (BCMC) are planning a National Infrastructure Summit for next January. The idea was put forward...

Budget Feedback

"It's a good budget, but it's not visionary." That’s Cardus’ director of research Ray Pennings’ take on the 2010 Canadian Federal Budget, tabled in...

Inaction Plan

Liberal infrastructure critic, Gerard Kennedy, who participated in ReNew Canada’s industry roundtable last month, has prepared a report critical of the Conservative “Economic inAction...
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