The Airport Capital Improvement Program is in need of a refresh. The funding envelope has not increased since its inception, yet airports are facing more complex and costly safety and accessibility regulations than in the past.
Over the past year, the Canadian Airports Council and regional aviation associations have come together to call on the government to increase funding under the Airport Capital Improvement Program to $95-million a year. Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
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Pressure is mounting on the Canadian government to back the waiver as it has received support from the U.S. and more than 30 Liberal MPs are calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to champion the initiative.
The partisan finger-pointing that has defined the debate around Bill C-10 over the past two weeks is rooted in an attempt by the government, and a few MPs, to make sure that influential streaming companies that rely on uploaded content, such as YouTube, are bound by rules designed to promote Canadian cultural content, and protect Canadian broadcasters.