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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Edmonton Friday

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in Edmonton Friday to meet with Mayor Don Iveson to discuss municipal infrastructure funding.

Trudeau will meet Mayor Iveson at the Edmonton Convention Centre at about 11:30 a.m. He will then meet with Edmonton Mill Woods MP Amarjeet Sohi to discuss with the “municipal infrastructure top-up.”

In the 2019 federal budget, the government introduced a one-time increase of $2.2 billion for municipal infrastructure projects. The City of Edmonton will get $51 million from a one-time increase to the gas tax fund.

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