‘We’re in ambition mode’: Champagne says infrastructure funding free from politics
By Neil MossApr. 10, 2019
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Infrastructure Minister François-Philippe Champagne says with so many infrastructure projects in the queue, his goal is to get them started as soon as possible. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Infrastructure funding is being being spent free from political considerations, says Infrastructure and Communities Minister François-Philippe Champagne, but his Conservative critic says money is going to where Liberals want votes in October.
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