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Ontario Budget Backpedalling on Ring of Fire?

  • May 25, 2014, Kathleen Wynne speaking in Thunder Bay:  “…. we will commit a billion dollars, with or without the federal government involvement, towards the transportation infrastructure that will help make the Ring of Fire a reality”
  • July 14, 2014, Budget 2014(b) speech:  “Mr. Speaker, we will invest $1 billion in transportation infrastructure for the development of the Ring of Fire in Northern Ontario.”
  • July 14, 2014, page 63, Budget 2014(b) document (400+ page PDF):  “Planning to invest over $130 billion in public infrastructure over the next 10 years, including …. Committing up to $1 billion towards  infrastructure development for the Ring of Fire contingent on matching investment by the federal government.
  • July 14, 2014, page 89, Budget 2014(b) document:  “The Province is willing to commit up to $1 billion towards infrastructure development, contingent on matching investment by the federal government.”

Hmmmm …..

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One Response

  1. Vic Laird says:

    As a former resident of the Red Lake District, it seemed all the province ever did was take resource money out and put as little as possible back in.

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