Look out, it’s the past disguised as the future
Everyone could and should profit from investment in Canada’s infrastructure—if it is done right. Unfortunately, the prescriptions set out in Unleashing Productivity Through Infrastructure have confused what the word 'right' means.
Finance Minister Bill Morneau has received advice from his blue ribbon panel of advisers. After years of members of the investment community lobbying for an increased role of public-private partnerships, the panel has come out with a new and improved model of PPP Canada in the form of the Canadian Infrastructure Development Bank, writes John Chenier.
The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia