infrastructure spending

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Investing in our ocean infrastructure

I am pleased to see such a lively and informed discussion on Shipbuilding in Canada. As our government considers the many different paths available for stimulating the economy, I am hoping that our shipbuilding sector is not overlooked. There are strong economic arguments to be made in support of a […]


The Political economics, and the economic politics, of Peter Haydon’s proposal

Peter Haydon has seized on the need for a significant government response to the current economic crisis to make a powerful case for initiating a stabilized ‘made-in-Canada’ programme for the on-going construction of new naval vessels. His proposal is impressively persuasive, and there is no question that the ‘stop-go’ pattern […]