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Iveson has LRT plans for federal program
Edmonton got what it wanted in the federal budget. Cash for transit. "I am very pleasantly surprised to see this commitment," Iveson told reporters after Finance Minister Joe Oliver who has created a fund for Canada's major cities. It will launch in the 2017-18 fiscal year and will begin with $750 million over two years, then ramp up to contain $1 billion a year. Part of that plan includes continued emphasis on public-private partnerships, or P3s, to pay for projects, which is how Edmonton's...

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