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For thousands of workers, no SOGR projects in 2021 means no jobs.And employers are not optimistic. The shortage of project tenders now suggests that there will be even less work in the year to come. All levels of government must act immediately to save thousands of jobs in 2021.
The infrastructure that keeps our cities moving needs maintenance. Canadian winters are tough on our infrastructure. That means we cannot afford to postpone repair work. If we don’t do it now, we will see major damage to our roads, bridges, watermains, and much more,which will come with an even bigger price tag for taxpayers.
We can prevent that, all while igniting our economy.
Municipalities have already allocated money to SOGR projects. Nobody is asking for new spending or extravagant projects.