Electricity sector pushes for better access to infrastructure funding

The sector cautioned that the country's existing electricity infrastructure, which was largely built before the 1970s, is now reaching its expiry date and is in need of upgrades.

The electricity industry is spending $20-billion annually on upgrading its infrastructure, such as the Bruce Power Lake Huron Nuclear Plant, pictured. The plant is being refurbished at a cost of $13-billion starting in 2020.Bruce Power photo

PUBLISHED :Monday, Dec. 4, 2017 12:00 AM

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