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Prequalified teams invited to bid on OPP Modernization Phase Two Project

July 25, 2017 Infrastructure Ontario  

TORONTO – Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services (MCSCS) have released a request for proposals (RFP) to the three prequalified teams to design, build, and finance nine new detachments for phase two of the Ontario Provincial

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Southwestern Ontario to get better water and wastewater infrastructure

July 21, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

OTTAWA – Fifteen new projects in southwestern Ontario have been approved under the Government of Canada’s Clean Water and Wastewater Fund. The federal government is providing up to 50 per cent of funding for these projects—$2,766,994. The provincial government is providing up

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Alberta commits to Calgary’s Green Line LRT

July 19, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

On the eve of the kick-off to the Calgary Stampede, the province of Alberta announced it will provide one-third of the total project cost, up to $1.53 billion over eight years to support Stage 1 of Calgary’s Green Line LRT project.  The LRT will

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RFP coming soon for rehabilitation of Supreme Court of Canada Building

July 19, 2017 Public Services and Procurement Canada

GATINEAU, QC – Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) is committed to preserving its heritage assets. In doing so, PSPC is protecting the health and safety of occupants and visitors, greening its buildings and creating jobs and economic growth. The

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Better stormwater management for Sault Ste. Marie residents

July 17, 2017 Infrastructure Canada

SAULT STE. MARIE, ON – Terry Sheehan, Member of Parliament for Sault Ste. Marie today announced a new stormwater project in Sault Ste. Marie has been approved under the Government of Canada’s Clean Water and Wastewater Fund. The federal government is providing up

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Innovation 2050 – A Digital Future for the Infrastructure Industry

July 11, 2017 Balfour Beatty

Balfour Beatty’s Vision of Future Infrastructure: The construction site of 2050 will be human-free. Robots will work in teams to build complex structures using dynamic new materials. Elements of the build will self-assemble. Drones flying overhead will scan the site

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Maple Reinders Consortium reaches substantial close on Canada’s first P3 biosolids project

July 11, 2017 Maple Reinders

Mississauga, Ontario –  On June 29th, the Chinook Resource Management Group, a special purpose company of which Maple Reinders PPP Ltd. is a partner, achieved substantial completion on time and on budget for the City of Calgary’s Source Separated Organics (SSO)

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Funding will improve capacity of Peace River Bridge

July 11, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

PEACE RIVER, AB – Government funding will improve the capacity and flow of traffic over the Peace River by constructing a second bridge to accommodate westbound traffic. Once completed, the existing bridge will be used solely for eastbound traffic. Funding will also

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Quebec’s Rouyn-Noranda Airport gets major investment

July 11, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

ROUYN-NORANDA, QC – The Governments of Canada and Quebec will invest nearly $24.8 million into the expansion and upgrading of the Rouyn-Noranda Airport. This assistance comes from the New Building Canada Fund, Provincial-Territorial Infrastructure Component—Small Communities Fund. The City of Rouyn-Noranda will also

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Naming ceremony officially marks start of construction on Southwest section of Calgary Ring Road

July 11, 2017 Infrastructure Canada

CALGARY – Today officially commemorated the start of construction on the southwest section of the Calgary Ring Road and the re-naming of a portion of the road “Tsuut’ina Trail”. This work represents the start of one of two remaining sections of

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Governments of Canada and Alberta invest in public transit

July 6, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

LEDUC, AB – The governments of Canada and Alberta have announced more than $733,000 for six new public transit projects. Support for the projects in four Alberta communities is through the Public Transit Infrastructure Fund (PTIF), the provincial Green Transit Incentives Program (GreenTRIP) and municipal funding. The federal government is

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New sports facility to expand recreational and event-hosting opportunities in Greater Saint John

July 5, 2017 Infrastructure Ontario

SAINT JOHN, NB – Wayne Long, Member of Parliament for Saint John–Rothesay, today announced $12 million in joint federal-provincial funding for the construction of the Greater Saint John Field House. The new Fieldhouse will be the only facility of its kind in

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SNC-Lavalin creates new infrastructure investment vehicle

July 4, 2017 SNC-Lavalin 

MONTREAL – SNC-Lavalin has launched a new infrastructure investment vehicle, SNC-Lavalin Infrastructure Partners LP (“the Partnership”), to efficiently redeploy capital back into development opportunities. This vehicle will hold SNC-Lavalin’s interests in a selection of its mature Canadian infrastructure assets and will

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Work on Shoal Lake No. 40 First Nation moves forward with construction of Freedom Road

July 4, 2017 Government of Canada 

SHOAL LAKE NO. 40, ON – The Government of Canada is committed to improving the quality of life for Indigenous peoples in Canada. Shoal Lake No. 40 First Nation’s Freedom Road will provide permanent all-weather road access that will increase community

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Government of Canada invests $75K in improvements to Calgary’s Community Infrastructure

July 4, 2017 Western Economic Diversification Canada 

CALGARY – Three projects in Calgary will receive a combined investment of $76,862 through the Government of Canada’s Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program. Project improvements include upgrades to the Good Companions 50 Plus Club facility, new museum and library flooring in

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Governments of Canada and Alberta partner with Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation to improve water infrastructure

July 4, 2017 Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada 

ALEXIS NAKOTA SIOUX NATION, AB – The governments of Canada and Alberta in partnership with the Alexis Sioux Nakota Nation, announced the construction of a new regional water line and water infrastructure ensuring a safe and secure water supply for the

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City of Ottawa and Rideau Transit Group extend existing contractual arrangements

June 27, 2017 SNC-Lavalin

MONTREAL – SNC-Lavalin announced that the City of Ottawa has exercised the option, under the current contract, to use equipment continuity, knowledge and cost efficiencies, and has signed a fixed-price variation agreement worth $349 million with Rideau Transit Group Partnership (RTG) for

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Governments of Canada and Ontario invest in Finch West Light Rail Transit Project

June 26, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

TORONTO – Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance and Member of Parliament for Toronto Centre, announced up to $333 million in federal funding for the Finch West Light Rail Transit (LRT) project. The Finch West LRT represents a $1.2-billion investment by the Government

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Shovels hit the dirt for Shawinigan’s drinking water infrastructure upgrades

June 26, 2017 Infrastructure Canada

SHAWINIGAN, QC – The governments of Canada and Quebec and the City of Shawinigan, participated in the official ground-breaking ceremony marking the continuation of work to upgrade the City’s drinking water infrastructure. This project is receiving more than $48 million in joint

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Senate Committee endorses Northern Corridor concept

June 26, 2017 The School of Public Policy - University of Calgary

CALGARY – Last week, the Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce issued a report on Canadian’s infrastructure future called National Corridor: Enhancing and Facilitating Commerce and Internal Trade. The report calls for the construction of an east-west corridor through Canada’s