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Article investigates the efficiency of funding public-private partnerships under the country’s current P3 organization. The Canadian Auditor General released a report in April 2013 about how the federal government wasted about $1.6 million in “avoidable financing costs” by holding onto funding for future P3 projects. The problem is rooted in how long it takes for the P3 Canada Fund to allocate federal dollars to successful public-private initiatives.