Federal-Provincial-Territorial Meeting of Ministers of Infrastructure

News Release – Federal-Provincial-Territorial Meeting of Ministers of Infrastructure

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Federal, Provincial and Territorial Infrastructure Ministers focused on delivering for Canadians during their meeting

Moncton, New Brunswick, November 7, 2022 — Today, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, and the Honourable Jeff Carr, New Brunswick’s Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, co-chaired a meeting of federal, provincial and territorial Infrastructure ministers to discuss their shared priorities and strengthen their collaboration.

“Collaboration is key to building the infrastructure our communities need to keep growing and be more resilient. During today’s meeting, my counterparts and I discussed our shared goals and the next generation of infrastructure programs. With our partners from coast to coast to coast, our government will continue to deliver for Canadians,” said the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities.

The meeting was an opportunity to further strengthen working relationships. Ministers shared ideas on the next iteration of cost-shared infrastructure programs, and how to ensure they will meet the challenges and the opportunities facing Canada in the coming years. Ministers also agreed on the importance of flexibility to ensure federal infrastructure funding supports regional, environmental, economic, and social priorities.

“It is an honour to host these important meetings here in New Brunswick, alongside Minister LeBlanc,” said the Honourable Jeff Carr, New Brunswick’s Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure. “Building on the shared priorities we discussed today, the provincial and territorial ministers look forwar