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Tying federal funds to fourplexes happening despite premier pushback: Fraser [Video]

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Many of Canada’s provincial governments say they are not willing to go along with the conditions to access a proposed $6-billion infrastructure fund tying eligibility for federal cash to making it easier to build fourplexes.

Meanwhile, Housing Minister Sean Fraser said the plans will go ahead whether the provinces get on board or not.

“I don’t believe in forcing municipalities, I believe in working with municipalities. I’ve walked a mile in their shoes,” Ontario Premier Doug Ford said at a press conference in Vaughn, Ont., Wednesday.

“I’m going to leave that up to each municipality to decide, because they know better than the province and the federal government.”

Speaking to reporters Wednesday, Fraser said as-of-right zoning for fourplexes is a criteria in Housing Accelerator Fund deals with municipalities, so the provinces should not be surprised this is a federal priority.

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