Territories spent less on infrastructure than without feds’ funding boost: PBO report
By Beatrice PaezApr. 10, 2019
They spent $111-million less in the past two fiscal years than they would have in the absence of the federal program, says a new report from the parliamentary budget officer.
Parliamentary budget officer Yves Giroux's report this week on territorial infrastructure spending mirrored some of the same findings he put forward about provincial spending. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
The territories spent $111-million less on infrastructure projects in the past two fiscal years than they would have without the federal government’s funding boost, according to a report released April 9 by the parliamentary budget officer.
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