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TRAN Committee Report

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As a result of their deliberations, committees may make recommendations which they include in their reports for the consideration of the House of Commons or the Government. Recommendations related to this study are listed below.

Recommendation 1

That the federal government optimize funding delivery, taking into consideration both the time that infrastructure funding is made available to municipalities and the means by which it is made available.

Recommendation 2

That the federal government identify best practices in other jurisdictions with regard to data architecture technologies and future needs analysis.

Recommendation 3

That the federal government implement a better system for tracking projects. Where appropriate, this work should also be conducted in collaboration with other federal agencies, boards, corporations and departments, as well as with provincial, territorial and municipal partners.

Recommendation 4

That the federal government identify areas where infrastructure investment would deliver significant economic benefit for the country as a whole. Potential avenues include regional clusters, city-regions and the North.

Recommendation 5

That the federal government measure its infrastructure investments with respect to anticipated economic, environmental, and social outcomes.