A new report released by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Nova Scotia office on June 4, 2019, examines the Highway 104 Western Alignment highway, known as the Cobequid Pass Toll Highway.
The report reveals that it cost $232 million more to build, finance, operate and maintain as a public-private partnership (P3) project than it would have as a government-financed, delivered, and maintained project.
View the full report on the CCPA-NS website at policyalternatives.ca/publications/reports/highway-robbery.
The following Freedom of Information requests were made by the Canadian Union of Public Employees.
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Auditor General of New Brunswick, June 2019
Special Report, Ontario Auditor General, April 2015: Winter Highway Maintenance
Follow-up on Special Report, Winter Highway Maintenance, Ontario Auditor General, 2016
Sea-to-Sky highway price tag $220 million higher as a P3, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, 2006