We’ll have to carefully consider how this pandemic has reshaped the types of infrastructure we need, as well as how we plan our communities in this new era of social distancing and working from home en masse.
Infrastructure Minister Catherine McKenna, pictured in the West Block in December 2019, has said the Canada Infrastructure Bank will play an important role in helping our country recover. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
The COVID-19 pandemic has created an upheaval in Canada’s social and economic life—with everyone scrambling to figure out what our world will look like when we finally emerge from quarantine.
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Though many acknowledge Leslyn Lewis has demonstrated her political chops, her candidacy is still seen as a long shot in a race that some say will be driven by electability in the next general election.
'The core operating ideal within ... Ottawa is evidence-based policymaking and there are clearly other jurisdictions out there besides the U.S. that have done a better job in containing [the virus],' says Eric Miller.
Small Business Minister Mary Ng says the extent of her interactions with the organization was limited to that initial pitch, and did not extend to the since-cancelled contract for the student-grant program.