Who should take responsibility for the infrastructure crisis?
The Ville Marie tunnel in Montréal was closed down since Sunday when a 25-tonne piece of concrete structure crumbled. Luckily no one was near the spot at the time. The latest incident has pushed the controversy over infrastructure funding to the boiling point.
Sam Hamad is the minister of transport for Quebec. He says that an investigation is still underway to determine what happened. Yet, he has also said that the company doing construction on the site may have somehow been responsible for triggering the collapse.
He spoke with CBC Montréal Daybreak host Mike Finnerty about why his department would not necessarily be responsible for the collapse.
Ainslie spoke with Saeed Mirza, professor emeritus of engineering at McGill University. He takes issue with Hamad's interpretation of responsibility.