Feds unveil new requirements in its funding for infrastructure projects
By The Hill Times StaffJun. 22, 2018
The new rules will extend to projects under review through the feds’ Smart Cities Challenge, a $75-million competition among cities to encourage innovation, and the Disaster Mitigation and Adaptation Fund.
Infrastructure Minister Amarjeet Sohi announced a new program that requires funding recipients to demonstrate how they plan to engage Canadians from underrepresented groups and recent immigrants. The Hill Times file photograph
The Liberal government announced on Friday it is applying a new lens to its funding of municipal, provincial, and territorial infrastructure projects in an effort to nudge its partners to hire people from underrepresented groups.
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