Andrew Scheer slams Liberals for spending $400 million on bike lanes and “active transportation”

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The Trudeau government is being criticized by the Conservatives for spending $400 million on bike lanes and “active transportation.” Last week, Infrastructure Minister Catherine McKenna announced the creation of an active transportation fund to pay for walking and biking infrastructure Conservative Infrastructure and Communities Critic Andrew Scheer slammed the Liberals for spending millions on projects like bike lanes when infrastructure crucial to the Canadian economy needs improvement. “The Liberals have a terrible record on getting existing shovel-ready projects approved and built,” Scheer told True North. “To help Canadians emerge from the pandemic as strong as possible, Canada needs an infrastructure plan that prioritizes job creation and economic growth. The federal government should be focused on projects like expanding ports and transportation so we can sell more goods to the world. It should be focused on things like highways and public transit so people get home from work quicker.”

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