Opinion

A novel infrastructure story: moving Canadian grain to global markets

All of the essential pieces for investing in a new fleet of grain cars and meeting the Government of Canada’s infrastructure, innovation and economic growth objectives are coming together nicely in 2017. It is time to come aboard.

How does the federal government’s agenda to boost economic growth with massive infrastructure investments connect with upgrading its fleet of hopper cars? The curious intersection of these two policy objectives was identified last fall by Dominic Barton, chair of Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s Advisory Council on Economic Growth. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

By ALAN YOUNG

PUBLISHED : Monday, Feb. 13, 2017 12:00 AM

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