Monday, November 2, 2009

Quebec A Loser In Stimulus Sweepstakes: CP Analysis

Quebec has been allotted almost $1 billion in federal funding but wrangling means that many propjects have been slow to get off the ground.

From CTV:

OTTAWA — Stimulus money earmarked for Quebec is only trickling down to communities in the province, while other provinces are awash in federal funds, an analysis by The Canadian Press shows.

Haggling among three levels of government has dramatically slowed the flow of construction and jobs, prompting municipal leaders to ask for an extension of the two-year deadline set by Ottawa.

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My Comment: We have no one to blame but ourselves and the politicians that we elect. But it does appear that our politicians are asleep at the wheel on this issue..

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