SHADY: Disproportionate Percentage Of Federal Infrastructure Funding Going To Liberal-Held Ridings

Analysis shows the Trudeau government appears to be playing politics with taxpayer-funded infrastructure dollars.

An analysis shows something shady is going on with federal infrastructure spending.

As reported by the Globe & Mail, “The federal government is facing calls to improve the way it funds infrastructure projects after a Globe and Mail analysis found that ridings held by Liberal MPs are receiving a disproportionate share of federal funds. While the Liberal government insists politics plays no role in project decisions, policy experts note that the overall structure of federal infrastructure programs can have the effect of favouring Liberal ridings.”

Of course, the Trudeau government has tried claiming that politics has nothing to do with it, but the facts can’t be denied:

“That analysis found that ridings held by Liberal MPs were listed as the location for 64 per cent of the federal funding, even though the party currently holds 54 per cent of the seats. In contrast, Conservative ridings have received 21 per cent of the federal funds, even though the party holds 29 per cent of the seats.”

So, not only is the Trudeau government using taxpayer dollars – which are paid for by Canadians of all political backgrounds – they are using that money to benefit those areas where their MPs are in power, and punish those that are held by other parties.

It’s yet another example of the Trudeau government inserting politics into an area that is supposed to be non-partisan. The difference between governing and campaigning is supposed to mean something, and it’s supposed to mean that an elected government acts on behalf of all citizens, rather than direct public funds only towards those that supported them.

Instead, the Trudeau government has sought to divide Canadians, and their infrastructure program is another disturbing continuation of that trend.

Spencer Fernando

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Norbert Kausen
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That Clown Prince of Mediocrity and his crooked gang of leftist miscreants must REALLY be tossed from parliament… NOW!!! That is EXACTLY what I would expect from that arrogant, self-entitled, pompous,spoiled child, Trudeau!

Norbert Kausen
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Norbert Kausen

That photo of Trudeau looks like he might have gotten a crayon stuck in his ear…

Timothy Hickey
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Timothy Hickey

Spencer ~ Nothing new here! This has been happening through Conservative and Liberal Governments!

That is our CHALLENGE as a Nation! Infrastructure funds should be divided equally among every riding in the country, and the riding should make the decisions on what and where to allocate the funding! Unless there is a National Project that would serve the country as a whole, in which case there should be no partisan bias in terms of who or what riding gets the funds!

2019 will bring change, so that every riding is treated equally, and NOT for political gains!

C
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C

Trudeau and his liberal government are so corrupt, and hopefully Canada, will survive them. The Canadian citizens have to demand that laws are made to protect us against corrupt government in the future.

Eleanor Merkus
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Eleanor Merkus

This is what we have come to expect from the Liberals. Rewards only for supporters and more lies for the rest of us. Sheanoame, shame!

Eleanor Merkus
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Eleanor Merkus

the above email was meant to say shame, shame

Maggat
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Maggat

” ridings held by Liberal MPs are receiving a disproportionate share of federal funds”. What would we expect? Nothing new here, it is the liberal party after all.

Sandim
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Sandim

How many of the 64% were in Quebec?? Trudeau has to be forced to resign as he is so ARROGANT he will just thumb his nose to the masses as his father did years ago.

Canucklen
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Canucklen

My guess would be “most of them if not all” … same as equalization payments we send east … mostly goes to Keebeck!

Dennis
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Dennis

If there is only one thing that I see of the new government that replaces Trudeau is that they UNDO everything that Trudeau has done.
There will be no greater justice than bringing Canada back to the way it was before this train wreck started.
Get rid of M103
Get rid of Carbon Tax
Get rid of ‘Open Borders’
Get rid of wasteful spending and be accountable.
…the list is too long to continue.