After talks with Larry Fink, Trudeau is gearing up to spend billions on new infrastructure in a way that will drive up costs and allow national assets to be owned by foreign elites.
Canadian Infrastructure Bank
RadioLabour's Canada Report: The publicly owned Canada Infrastructure Bank is being used to subsidize the profits of privateering corporations.
Water across Canada needs to be safe and publicly provided. We must protect our all lakes and rivers and we must protect public goods. Water protection is a job we must take seriously.
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How do we invest in public infrastructure with accountability?
Government silent on how much of the $180 billion slated for infrastructure projects over the next 12 years will come from private investors
Have you been hearing about the Canada Infrastructure Bank proposed by the federal government? Would you like to know more about its impact and who will pay for it. Read this overview by PSAC.
A year ago, the Trudeau Liberals were still new to power, and yet they seemed to be slipping into the arrogant habits for which they had fervently criticized their Conservative predecessors.
With the help of heavy hitters from Wall Street, Bill Morneau has been designing a radical new bank that will deliver some of Canada's infrastructure into the hands of private investors.
How is the Canadian public interest served by bringing in private financiers to make money operating and owning what rightfully belongs to Canadian citizens?