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EBC to construct tunnels and shafts for Montreal’s Lavigne Retention Pond

September 19, 2017 EBC

EBC is delighted to announce a new $39M contract for the City of Montreal, namely the Lavigne Retention Pond Phase 1: Construction of tunnels and shafts located in the Ahuntsic-Cartierville and St-Laurent districts. The purpose of this project is to

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Graham set to deliver Town of Oakville’s newest IPD project

September 19, 2017 Graham Construction

Graham continues to be Canada’s leader in integrated project delivery (IPD), recently winning its fourth IPD project, and second with the Town of Oakville – the Southeast Community Centre. The new facility will be built on the 14 acre site

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NEB releases pre-construction audit report of Trans Mountain and corrective action plan

September 15, 2017 National Energy Board

CALGARY – The National Energy Board (NEB) has released its pre-construction audit of Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC (Trans Mountain). The audit evaluated Trans Mountain’s preparedness to manage construction of its Trans Mountain Expansion Project in a way that assures worker safety and prevents

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PCA disappointed by George Massey Tunnel Review

September 7, 2017 Progressive Contractors Association of Canada

Vancouver – The Progressive Contractors Association of Canada (PCA) is disappointed by the BC government’s decision to rethink plans to replace the George Massey Tunnel with a 10-lane bridge. “Our members have invested considerable time and effort in planning what

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Government spending on infrastructure is slowly making its way down the pipe

September 6, 2017 Saul Chernos

Rome wasn’t built in a day. A trite expression, perhaps, but one which might comfort builders and other construction sector service and material providers wondering when infrastructure money the federal Liberal government promised in its two most recent budgets might

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Carbon pricing alone can’t meet Canada’s GHG emission reduction targets

September 6, 2017 Conference Board of Canada  

OTTAWA – Carbon pricing will help Canada reduce emissions but the reductions will fall short of the government’s goal of a 30 per cent reduction from 2005 levels by 2030, according to a joint report by The Conference Board of Canada and The Canadian Academy of Engineering. Trillions of

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The Edmonton Project aims to foster new ideas and innovation in the city

September 5, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

EllisDon is changing the face of Alberta’s capital and who better to inspire their ideas than Edmonton’s own citizens “I completely believe that there is one idea out there, in Edmonton, probably sitting in the head of a stranger to

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Canada and Quebec support construction and restoration of tourism infrastructure in Batiscan

September 5, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

The governments of Canada and Quebec will each invest more than $130,000 in the construction of a multipurpose pavilion and the restoration of the maritime museum in Batiscan. This financial assistance comes from the New Building Canada Fund, Provincial-Territorial Infrastructure Component—Small

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Newfoundland and Labrador to receive government funding for public infrastructure projects

September 5, 2017 Infrastructure Canada

Botwood, Newfoundland and Labrador — On September 1st, the Government of Canada announced more than $29.3 million in joint funding for 77 infrastructure projects across the province. This support will help upgrade the Pleasant Avenue water and sewer systems in

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Canada and Quebec Governments investing in major works on Autoroute Henri-IV

September 5, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

Quebec City, Quebec — The governments of Canada and Quebec have announced funding to widen Autoroute Henri-IV and refurbish the concrete pavement, mainly between the Charest/Henri-IV and Félix-Leclerc/Henri-IV interchanges. The Government of Canada is contributing $173.6 million to this project, which

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Sturgeon County celebrates official opening of two waterfront trails

September 5, 2017 Infrastructure Canada

Sturgeon County, Alberta —The governments of Canada and Alberta participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony September 26 to mark the completion of two waterfront trails. This project is a key component of the River Valley Alliance Capital Plan, an initiative to enhance

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Governments of Canada and Ontario invest in the replacement of Rainy River – Baudette International Bridge

August 25, 2017 Infrastructure Canada

RAINY RIVER, ON – Don Rusnak, Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay was in Rainy River today to announce more than $13 million in federal funding for a joint Canada–USA project to replace the Rainy River-Baudette International Bridge, through the Major Infrastructure Component of the Building Canada Fund. The

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VIDEO: Halifax businesses struggling to survive through construction season

August 25, 2017 CTV News Atlantic

CTV News Atlantic reports that some Halifax businesses aren’t sure how much longer they can stay afloat with the massive amount of construction projects happening in the region. “It’s been a real struggle,” says restaurant owner Lil MacPherson. “We’ve been

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Progress continues with award of next McKenzie interchange contract

August 24, 2017 BC Gov News

The second and final construction contract for the McKenzie interchange project has now been awarded for the remaining work that involves lowering the Trans-Canada Highway, constructing the ramps, overpass, and new pedestrian-cyclist bridge over the highway, and the final landscaping.

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Traffic congestion relief and ice removal coming to Alex Fraser Bridge

August 24, 2017 BC Gov News

Motorists who rely on the Alex Fraser Bridge will benefit from two projects going to tender today. The first is a new project to install a cable collar system for ice removal this winter. The second is for elements of

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Toronto’s west end getting a significant power upgrade

August 24, 2017 Hydro One

TORONTO – Hydro One and Toronto Hydro announced a significant investment in Toronto’s electricity infrastructure in the city’s west end. The work, which began in June, will go through to December 2018 and the project will contribute to powering Toronto’s growth for years to come. This critical project

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$1.7M dollars for the construction of a new bike path in La Doré

August 22, 2017 Infrastructure Canada

LA DORÉ, QC – The governments of Canada and Quebec and the Municipality of La Doré will each invest $575,000 in a 13-kilometre bicycle path linking the Zoo sauvage de Saint-Félicien and the Moulin des Pionniers. This assistance comes from the New Building Canada Fund, Provincial-Territorial Infrastructure

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RFQ issued for Macdonald Block Reconstruction Project

August 21, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

TORONTO – Infrastructure Ontario (IO) has issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for interested parties to submit their qualifications to design, build, finance and maintain the Macdonald Block Complex. The project will see the reconstruction of the 45-year old Macdonald Block

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Request for proposals issued for Hurontario LRT

August 17, 2017 Infrastructure Ontario

MISSISSAUGA – Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to three shortlisted teams to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the Hurontario Light Rail Transit project. “Today is a major step forward for the Hurontario

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The Government of Canada invests in bringing clean, safe and reliable electricity to Pikangikum First Nation in northwestern Ontario

August 17, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

THUNDER BAY, ON – Connecting Pikangikum First Nation to Ontario’s power grid will provide clean energy while making an important contribution to the health and safety of community members and boosting the First Nation’s economic development opportunities. Today, Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous