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Canada Infrastructure Bank could fund high-speed rail in Alberta, Ontario

GLOBE & MAIL- Bill Curry - High-speed rail lines in Alberta and Southern Ontario are the types of projects that could be funded through the Canada Infrastructure Bank, the federal Infrastructure Minister said during a day-long debate over the government’s $35-billion plan.

Amarjeet Sohi defended Ottawa’s approach on Thursday during a debate on the proposed bank triggered by an NDP motion that called for legislation creating the bank to be removed from the Liberals’ omnibus budget bill. The government said it will oppose the NDP motion when it comes to a vote on Tuesday. Read the whole article here.