SOURCE: The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

March 01, 2017 05:00 ET

Fraser Institute Media Advisory: Will more infrastructure spending grow Canada's economy? New study coming Thursday, Mar. 2

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - March 01, 2017) - On Thursday, Mar. 2, the Fraser Institute will release a new study on infrastructure spending, in light of the federal government's infrastructure plan and the recent Senate finance committee report.

Myths of Infrastructure Spending in Canada examines whether or not Ottawa's planned infrastructure spending will lead to economic growth.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on Thursday, Mar. 2 at 5:00 a.m. (Eastern).

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    Charles Lammam
    Director, Fiscal Studies
    Fraser Institute

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    Bryn Weese
    Media Relations Specialist
    Fraser Institute
    Office: (604) 688-0221 ext. 589