Infrastructure Transport Canada Canada. ROLE OF THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA IN FOSTERING A CANADIAN P3 MARKET Northern Border Finance Conference Chicago, IL Infrastructure Canada Michael Rutherford, Principal Advisor. May 16, 2007. Canadian Context.
ROLE OF THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA IN FOSTERING A CANADIAN P3 MARKETNorthern Border Finance ConferenceChicago, ILInfrastructure CanadaMichael Rutherford, Principal Advisor
May 16, 2007
Budget 2007 announced a new Infrastructure Plan that will make an historic investment of more than $33 billion in infrastructure over seven years. The Government’s new comprehensive infrastructure plan includes:
In Budget 2007, the Government of Canada clearly signalled its support for P3s:
“Canada aspires to be a leader in public-private partnerships”
“Public-private partnerships can be beneficial in building infrastructure projects faster and at a lower cost to taxpayers”