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New report recommends Ottawa expand light rail transit
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Ottawa should move ahead with light rail expansion: report

July 7, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Cost estimated at $3 billion for 19 stations, 30km of track

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SNC-Lavalin part of team to manage, operate Canadian Nuclear Laboratories

July 2, 2015 STAFF REPORT

SNC-Lavalin is one of the partners in the Canadian Nuclear Energy Alliance (CNEA) chosen to manage Canadian Nuclear Laboratories, a subsidiary of Atomic Energy of Canada Limited. CNEA includes SNC-Lavalin, CH2M, Fluor and Energy Solutions, with Rolls-Royce in a supporting

Regina Bypass project largest P3 in Saskatchewan history
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Regina Bypass largest infrastructure project in Saskatchewan history

July 1, 2015 STAFF REPORT

P3 project to create 8,200 construction jobs

Rendering of Montreal's new Champlain Bridge
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$2.15B Champlain Bridge P3 deal signed

June 24, 2015 by On-Site Magazine

Build consortium includes SNC-Lavalin, Flatiron, Dragados

New Public Transit Fund will pump more money into infrastructure across Canada
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Public Transit Fund is a ‘game changer’ for Canada, says public-private partnership council

June 24, 2015 STAFF REPORT

The federal government’s new funding for transit puts Canada on the fast track as projects over $1 billion will be eligible for funding from the Public Transit Fund and the federal government contribution will increase. “The new Public Transit Fund is a game-changing announcement

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Saskatchewan awards massive 9-school P3 project

June 24, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Bird Construction leads build consortium

An RFQ has been issued for the latest redevelopment phase for Brockville General Hospital
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RFQ issued for Brockville General Hospital

June 23, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Infrastructure Ontario and Brockville General Hospital have issued a request for qualifications to build and finance the hospital’s third phase of its redevelopment project. The project will consolidate programs and services offered on the Garden Street site to the Charles

The old Groves Memorial Community Hospital is on its way to be replaced with a new facility
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Stantec to lead PDC team for new Groves hospital

June 19, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Stantec Architecture has been selected to lead the planning, design and compliance (PDC) aspects of the new replacement Groves Memorial Community Hospital. The project involves the construction of a new hospital in Aboyne, Ont., between Elora and Fergus, to replace

New rules, taking effect July 1, require apprentices on BC infrastructure projects valued at $15M or more, the government recently announced.
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Apprentices required on B.C. infrastructure projects

June 12, 2015 STAFF REPORT

New policy takes effect July 1

Infrastructure Ontario and Metrolinx have awarded the second phase of the Eglinton Crosstown LRT transit line to Crosslinx Transit Solutions consortium to design, build, finance and maintain
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Canada’s largest P3 contract awarded for Eglinton Crosstown LRT

June 9, 2015 STAFF REPORT

EllisDon, Aecon, SNC-Lavalin, ACS Infrastructure, Dragodos part of consortium

Aecon was one of the P3 partners to build Quito International Airport and has now sold its interests for $232 million
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Aecon sells interests in Quito International Airport for $232M

June 8, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Aecon Group Inc has signed agreements with Grupo Odinsa S.A. and CCR S.A. to sell its 45.5 per cent interest in the Quito International Airport concessionaire, Corporaciσn Quiport S.A.(Quiport), for US$232.6 million. “The monetization of this asset is a testament to the value

Calgary is building Canada's first P3 organic processing facility, similar to the currently operating in Edmonton. Maple Reinders Group has a 50 per cent stake in the project.
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Maple Reinders consortium selected in P3 deal for Calgary organics composting facility

June 5, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Maple partners with Bird Construction for the build

The Lean Construction Institute-Canada has been formed and endorsed by the Canadian Construction Association
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Lean Construction Institute – Canada established

June 5, 2015 STAFF REPORT

The Canadian Construction Association (CCA) has endorsed the establishment of the recently-formed Lean Construction Institute – Canada (LCI-Canada) as a special committee of the CCA. The Lean Construction Institute – Canada is committed to transforming the built environment through the development

The redevelopment of Vaughan's Mackenzie Health facility is just one of the $7.5 billion worth of projects in Infrastructure Ontario's pipeline, says CEO Bert Clark
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Infrastructure Ontario releases annual update summary of projects

June 4, 2015 STAFF REPORT

IO pipeline includes $7.55 billion worth of projects

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Top Contractors Evolve, Adapt

June 1, 2015 JIM BARNES

It is interesting to compare the Top Contractors list of 25 years ago with the one in this issue. There have been changes, but a surprising number of the companies that were on the list then still dominate it. It

The Site C Clean Energy Project is a third dam, reservoir and hydroelectric generating station on the Peace River, approximately 7 km southwest of Fort St. John in northeast B.C.
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Chetwynd contractor awarded BC Hydro Site C south bank clearing contract

May 14, 2015 STAFF REPORT

BC Hydro awarded a contract for clearing the south bank of the Site C dam construction area to Paul Paquette and Son’s Contracting Ltd. The Site C clearing work on the south bank is required to prepare the dam site

Federal Finance Minister Joe Oliver receives applause from his party colleagues after presenting the budget to the house on April 21.
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Infrastructure, skills training funding in federal budget

April 22, 2015 STAFF REPORT

CCA endorses transit funding program

This state-of-the-art facility was designed to meet LEED Silver standards with environmentally-friendly, and energy-efficient features.
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Construction complete on new transit facility in York Region

April 17, 2015 STAFF REPORT

A new transit operations, maintenance and storage facility is complete in the Town of Richmond Hill that will support transit in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area. The facility has been built to store and maintain York Region Transit/Viva bus rapid transit vehicles, and is

Federal government will announce a number of infrastructure funding projects in the Apr 21 budget.
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Infrastructure funding announcements coming in federal budget Apr. 21, minister confirms

April 6, 2015 by On-Site Magazine

Large-scale projects for all regions in Canada

Saskatchewan has committed $5.8 billion over four years to build schools, healthcare facilities, highways, municipal infrastructure and roads and bridges.
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Saskatchewan budget invests $3.3B in infrastructure

March 25, 2015 STAFF REPORT

P3 looked at for power transmission, court, highway, school, hospital, communication network projects