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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

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

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

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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Editorial: Megaprojects are a team sport

August 1, 2015 JIM BARNES

The steady procession of billion-dollar projects rolling down the Canadian construction pipeline these days has to give one pause for thought. How are the contractors who bid on these jobs different from the rest of us? What special tactics do

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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

Financial close reached on $5.3B Eglinton Crosstown LRT P3 project
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Financial close reached on Canada’s largest P3 infrastructure project

July 28, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Eglinton Crosstown LRT to cost $5.3B

The Gordie Howe International Bridge is expected to be completed and in service in 2020. It will connect to the Herb Gray Parkway and Interstate 75
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Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority launches P3 procurement process

July 21, 2015 STAFF REPORT

WDBA expects international, domestic interest in RFQ

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Canada’s top construction firms evolve, adapt to change

July 19, 2015 JIM BARNES

PCL, EllisDon, Ledcor finish top 3 in annual On-Site Top Contractor survey

Medical, education, retirement sectors drive institutional construction gains
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Non-Res construction drops in second quarter: StatsCan

July 16, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Medical, education, retirement sectors drive institutional construction gains

Map of existing and future flood protection areas, including the Port Lands and adjacent areas that are currently not flood protected
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Don River anti-flooding project get $5M in funding

July 14, 2015 by On-Site Magazine

Study to confirm future $975M infrastructure, development investment

Infrastructure Ontario issues RFP to three bidders on Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital project
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RFP issued to 3 bidders on Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital project

July 10, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Infrastructure Ontario has issued a request for proposal to the three selected bidders looking to build the new Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital project. The selected teams were announced in November, 2014 following a request for qualifications process that began in March

Main entrance ring and x-beam re-bar and formwork complete and ready for concrete pour. (TTC.ca)
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‘Big Pour’ sees 2250 cubic metres of concrete in 24 hours

July 8, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Two plants, 6 crews fill the ring of new subway station

Century-old Saskatchewan Hospital will be replaced with a new facility built by Graham, Carillion.
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Access Prairies Partnership to build Saskatchewan hospital

July 8, 2015 STAFF REPORT

P3 project includes Graham Design Builders, Carillion Canada