Infrastructure

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More work needed on preparing Canadians for extreme weather: Premier Clark

By The Canadian Press
June 19, 2016 - 10:43pm Updated: June 20, 2016 - 12:23am

DAWSON CREEK, B.C. — Premier Christy Clark says more needs to be done to prepare for extreme weather events across Canada.

Clark toured flood-ravaged parts of northeastern B.C. Sunday, and said Canadians need to adapt to the impact climate change is having.

B.C. first in line for major transit upgrades as Trudeau hands over vowed cash

By The Canadian Press
June 16, 2016 - 12:41pm Updated: June 17, 2016 - 10:01am

BURNABY, B.C. — British Columbia has become the first province to reap dollars for its transit system under the federal government’s ambitious multibillion-dollar infrastructure program, with more deals expected to be signed elsewhere in Canada next week.

The old Blue Bridge rises for large ships passing through The Johnson Street Bridge Replacement Project, in Victoria, B.C., Friday, June 10, 2016. Known locally as the Blue Bridge for its light blue paint job, the new bridge was originally scheduled to open to traffic last September.
The old Blue Bridge rises for large ships passing through The Johnson Street Bridge Replacement Project, in Victoria, B.C., Friday, June 10, 2016. Known locally as the Blue Bridge for its light blue paint job, the new bridge was originally scheduled to open to traffic last September. Image Credit; THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

Delayed Victoria bridge project spans continents, cultural issues

By The Canadian Press
June 16, 2016 - 12:09am

VICTORIA — It's less than 100 metres long, but costs and delays have ballooned for Victoria's Johnson Street Bridge replacement project in a cautionary tale involving standards for steel and a cultural divide that spans continents.

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