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Quebec's Minister of the Environment, David Heurtel, said that construction, along with transportation, were the key sectors where they want to see emissions reduced.
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Construction methods targeted as Quebec launches GHG reduction plan

September 18, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Proposal is most aggressive plan in Canada

Engineers Canada launch federal election website
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Engineers Canada launch federal election site

September 12, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Infrastructure key plank in engineers platform

Metrolinx has issued an RFQ for the Finch West Light Rail Transit project
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RFQ issued for Finch West LRT

September 9, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Ontario’s Metrolinx has issued a request for qualifications for interested parties to design, build, finance and maintain the Finch West Light Rail Transit project. The project will serve communities on the northwest edge of Toronto, linking them to the new

An RFP has been issued to three building and design teams for Seneca College's future expansion plans
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IO, Seneca College issue RFP for King Campus expansion plans

September 4, 2015 STAFF REPORT

3 teams shortlisted for bidding

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau took the controls of a crane during a campaign stop to outline the party's infrastructure investment plan.
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Liberals pledge increased infrastructure investment

August 28, 2015 STAFF REPORT

10-year plan calls for $125B for transit, social, green projects

Bird Construction to build 250,000-square-foot Moncton Downtown Centre that will include an NHL-sized ice surface, 9,000 permanent seats and up to 10,000 seats to accommodate other events. The Downtown Centre also includes flex space, a club lounge, private boxes and a multi-use outdoor plaza facility.
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Bird to design, build, finance construction of Moncton Downtown Centre

August 26, 2015 STAFF REPORT

$108M project includes NHL-size rink, convention space

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Financial close reached on Saskatchewan’s largest school-build ever

August 26, 2015 STAFF REPORT

18 elementary schools, 9 joint-use sites part of deal

Work done by General and Trade contractors on the Vancouver Airport airside operations building project is up for multiple Gold Medals in the VRCA Awards of Excellence.
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VRCA silver medal winners named in annual Awards of Excellence program

August 21, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Gold medals to be announced at Oct. 21 Gala

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne announced $125M in infrastructure renewal funding for hospital projects
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128 Ontario hospitals receive infrastructure renewal funds

August 21, 2015 STAFF REPORT

$125M part of ongoing program

Markham Stouffville Hospital expansion receives LEED Silver status
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Markham Stouffville Hospital expansion achieves LEED Silver

August 20, 2015 STAFF WRITER

AFP project built by PCL

Cement Association of Canada is calling into question Quebec's endorsement of taller wood building construction
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Cement association questions Quebec’s endorsement of taller wood buildings

August 19, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Decision compromises public interest in favour of wood lobby group: CAC

Multi-storey wood construction guide launched in Quebec
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Qubec launches 12-storey wood building construction guide

August 17, 2015 STAFF REPORT

The Québec government has launched a technical guide in support of the design and construction of 12-storey wood buildings using mass timber. The Government of Québec is following in the footsteps of countries in Europe, where similar wood-based construction methods are

Improvements to wastewater treatment plants, like the EPCOR-owned Gold Bar Wastewater Treatment Plant in north Saskatchewan, are among the 26 infrastructure projects approved for federal and provincial funding
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Funding approved for 26 infrastructure projects in Saskatchewan

August 11, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Water, wastewater, road, solid waste management projects on the list

8km of the Herb Gray Parkway recently opened for traffic
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Traffic flowing on Windsor’s Herb Gray Parkway

August 8, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Procurement started for cross-border P3 bridge project

The $82.5M pedestrian tunnel connecting Billy Bishop airport with downtown Toronto is 32 meters underground, 11 meters wide, 9.5 meters hight and stretches 186 meters under the Western Gap of the Toronto Habour.
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Award-winning pedestrian tunnel now open

August 6, 2015 by On-Site Magazine

P3 project connects the Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport to downtown Toronto

Financial close has been reached on the Regina Bypass P3 project worth $1.88B
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Financial close reached on Regina Bypass project

August 5, 2015 STAFF REPORT

P3 project pegged at $1.88 billion

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Billion Dollar Babies

August 1, 2015 JIM BARNES

Inventory of super-megaprojects reaches new heights

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Big Deals: A sampling of billion-dollar babies

August 1, 2015 by On-Site Magazine

LNG  Billion-dollar projects related to the energy industry have become commonplace, and two of the biggest are LNG terminals planned for B.C. Petronas’s $11-billion Pacific Northwest project is a proposed natural gas liquefaction and export facility on Lelu Island. The

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Calgary LRT project receives $1.53B commitment from feds

July 29, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Infrastructure project adds 27 stations, 40km of track

The Federal government has officially pledged $1 billion to help fund Ottawa's $3 billion LRT phase 2 expansion.
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Feds pledge $1B to expand Ottawa LRT

July 28, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Plan calls for 19 stations, 30km of track