Building Forward: Learning from Australia's Infrastructure Lessons | Policy Magazine

Published: 9 May 2023

May 8, 2023 | Anil Wasif, Senior Economist with the Ontario Government, wrote that the recent announcement of a comprehensive review of hundreds of Australian infrastructure projects should serve as a cautionary tale for Canada. He has stated that Canada faces similar pressures on its infrastructure pipeline due to various factors, such as a shortage of care facilities for the ageing population. Anil Wasif is a member of the Advisory Board for the Max Bell School of Public Policy and the Founding Director of Strategy for BacharLorai, a Canadian Social Impact Agency. 

"To ensure Canada remains prepared to adapt to changing consumer behaviors and economic priorities, embracing innovation and new technologies is another essential component of delivering our infrastructure plans." 

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