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Minister Champagne highlights 2018 infrastructure accomplishments under the Investing in Canada plan

OTTAWA, Dec. 18, 2018 /CNW/ - Investments in infrastructure create jobs and economic growth for the middle class, build inclusive communities and support a modern, resilient and green economy ? leading to a higher quality of life for all Canadians.

The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, today shared an update on Infrastructure Canada's accomplishments over the last year in implementing the Government's more than $180 billion Investing in Canada plan.

Since the plan was launched in 2016, more than 4,700 projects have been approved to improve the lives of Canadians and more than 98 per cent are underway or completed.

In 2018, Canadians are benefitting from infrastructure investments in a number of ways including:


"Canadians across the country are benefitting from this government's significant infrastructure investments and the results can be seen in communities from coast-to-coast-to-coast. These investments are delivering concrete results for Canadians by improving their quality of life, creating good jobs for the middle class and helping communities of all sizes attract the talent and investment they need to compete with the rest of the world. Our investments are giving all Canadians the brighter future that they deserve."

The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities

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