Winnipeg can’t replace Infrastructure without federal, provincial money

The City of Winnipeg is staring directly at $4.9 billion (Canadian) in capital infrastructure needs, and the Mayor says they won’t be able to afford it without help from the Manitoba and Canadian federal governments. Get the full report on how Winnipeg is going to prioritize their list from the Winnipeg Free Press.

From a more local perspective, Minot’s in a similar situation with capital infrastructure costs that outweigh local revenue. Though the majority of Minot’s project costs are flood protection and water supply related, these stories still invite the question — have we overbuilt our cities to the point where we can’t afford them anymore?

This article was sourced from:

Aldo Santin, Winnipeg Free Press

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Josh Wolsky

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