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Infrastructure now solidly on voters’ minds

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The Harper government could be facing the gravest crisis in its seven years in power, on account of the weather.

Catastrophic flooding in Alberta. Severe flooding in Toronto. Wind storms, wildfires, hail. Extreme weather is costing governments and insurance companies billions of dollars in losses. And everyone is suddenly worried about their basement.