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Better wastewater treatment and stormwater infrastructure for Ottawa residents

May 24, 2017 Infrastructure Canada

OTTAWA – The governments of Canada and Ontario have announced 18 new projects in Ottawa that have been approved under the Government of Canada’s Clean Water and Waste Water Fund. The federal government is providing up to 50 per cent of funding for

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Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan support $6.4M expansion of Balgonie wastewater system

May 24, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

BALGONIE, SK – The governments of Canada and Saskatchewan have announced funding for an estimated $6.4-million expansion for the Town of Balgonie’s wastewater system to better serve the community and position it for growth. “The investments in infrastructure we are making will benefit

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Prequalified companies invited to bid on Brockville General Hospital Redevelopment Project

May 22, 2017 Infrastructure Ontario

BROCKVILLE, ON – Five companies are invited to compete for the contract to build and finance the Brockville General Hospital Redevelopment Project. An open, competitive request for qualifications process, overseen by Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Brockville General Hospital, began June 2015. This

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Government of Canada launches leadership search for Canada Infrastructure Bank

May 10, 2017 On-Site Magazine

As part of the Government’s historic Investing in Canada plan to invest over $180 billion in infrastructure, the Canada Infrastructure Bank is a new tool for provincial, territorial, and municipal partners to finance the infrastructure that Canadians need. On Monday,

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New aquatic centre in the works thanks to funding from the governments of Canada and Quebec

May 10, 2017 On-Site Magazine

Saint-Constant, Quebec – Thanks to joint government funding, the Municipality of Saint-Constant will be able to construct a new aquatic centre, enhancing residents’ quality of life while contributing to the growth of sporting activities and enduring community prosperity. Jean-Claude Poissant, Member

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Governments support projects to improve water systems on Magdalen Islands

May 10, 2017 On-Site Magazine

Magdalen Islands, Quebec —The governments of Canada and Quebec are safeguarding public health and helping protect the province’s waterways by investing in projects to ensure water and wastewater systems in the province are up to date and efficient, and meet

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ORBA hosts 3rd annual Queen’s Park Reception

May 9, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

Mississauga, ON – Over 100 Ontario leaders and decision makers joined the Ontario Road Builders’ Association (ORBA) in Toronto for its third Annual Queen’s Park Reception. Held May 1 at downtown’s iconic legislative building, the event brought together ORBA reps and

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Soil from Ontario construction projects would fill 16 Rogers Centres

May 3, 2017 Residential and Civil Construction Alliance of Ontario

VAUGHAN, ON – Ontario’s robust construction activity generated enough excess soil in one year to fill 16 Rogers Centres in Toronto, according to a report released by the Residential and Civil Construction Alliance of Ontario (RCCAO). In the “2017 Update: Quantification

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Landmark waterfront development for Port Credit unveiled

May 2, 2017 West Village Partners

MISSISSAUGA, ON – West Village Partners (“WVP”) has concluded the purchase of the 72-acre former industrial site at 70 Mississauga Road South in Port Credit. WVP is planning to work with the Port Credit residents and stakeholders on a plan to transform

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PCL achieves substantial completion on Milton District Hospital

May 1, 2017 PCL

Toronto – PCL Constructors Canada Inc. (Toronto) announced it has achieved substantial completion on the Milton District Hospital expansion project. “The Milton District Hospital project is a tremendous example of the power of collaborative team work,” says PCL Toronto district

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Maple Reinders awarded contracts for Trent-Severn Waterway infrastructure rehabilitation projects

April 28, 2017 On-Site Magazine

MISSISSAUGA, ON – Maple Reinders was on hand in Campbellford, ON, on April 25th, as the federal government announced the awarding of four construction contracts for the rehabilitation of the Trent-Severn Waterway. The four separate contracts represent four bundles of

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Ontario Budget: Hospital projects highlight $30B increase in infrastructure spending

April 28, 2017 Ontario Construction Secretariat

The 2017 Ontario Budget committed an additional $30 billion in infrastructure investment over the next 11 years. This brings the government’s total infrastructure investment over 13 years (2014-15 to 2026-27) to $190 billion, up from $160 billion. So far, three

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Governments of Quebec and Canada invest in Portneuf region

April 21, 2017 Infrastructure Canada

DONNACONA, QC – The governments of Canada and Quebec will each invest more than $2.2 million for four projects in the Portneuf region. This financial support comes from the New Building Canada Fund, Small Communities Fund–Provincial-Territorial Infrastructure Component. The project

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$11.16M investment in infrastructure at the Université du Québec à Montréal will support research and innovation activities

April 18, 2017 Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

MONTRÉAL – The governments of Canada and Quebec are investing a total of $10.47 million in projects amounting to $11.16 million at the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM). Federal funding will be allocated through the Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund, which will

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Canada and Manitoba invest in water and wastewater infrastructure across the province

April 18, 2017 Infrastructure Canada

Elie, Manitoba – The governments of Canada and Manitoba have announced more than $37 million in combined funding for 24 new water and wastewater projects across Manitoba. The funding will support a variety of water and wastewater projects, like upgrading

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Redevelopment of North Cumberland Memorial Hospital moves ahead

April 12, 2017 On-Site Magazine

NOVA SCOTIA – Government is moving ahead with plans to replace the hospital in Pugwash, Premier Stephen McNeil announced today, April 11. “We are investing in infrastructure for a healthier Nova Scotia,” said Premier McNeil. “Building this modern facility will

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Widening Highway 401 to keep people moving

April 11, 2017 Ministry of Transportation

Ontario is creating jobs and keeping people moving by widening 18 kilometres of Highway 401 from the Credit River in Mississauga to Regional Road 25 in Milton. “Highway 401 is a critical highway for commuters and commercial traffic traveling throughout

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Town of Chibougamau to upgrade its waste water pumping stations

April 11, 2017 Infrastructure Canada

Chibougamau, Quebec — The governments of Canada and Quebec are safeguarding public health and helping protect the province’s waterways by investing in projects to ensure water and wastewater systems in the province are up to date and efficient and meet

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Maple Reinders Consortium reaches financial close on Hamilton Biosolids Public-Private Partnership Project

April 5, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

Mississauga, ON – Maple Reinders Group Ltd. announced that the Harbour City Solutions (HCS) consortium – in which it has a 50 per cent interest for design, construction and capital works – has reached financial close and has subsequently been awarded

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Minister Del Duca and mayors signal support for regional transit centre at Toronto Pearson

April 5, 2017 Greater Toronto Airports Authority

TORONTO – Today, at an event hosted by the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA), Transportation Minister Steven Del Duca and local mayors, including Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie, Toronto Mayor John Tory, Brampton Mayor Linda Jeffrey and Kitchener Mayor Berry Vrbanovic, were