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Government takes another step to ban asbestos with new, proposed rules

January 8, 2018 The Canadian Press

The federal government has laid out a tough set of proposed new regulations to prohibit the use, sale, import and export of asbestos and products that contain it, as well as the manufacture of products containing the cancer-causing mineral. The

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Long-term infrastructure plan focused on building Ontario up

November 29, 2017 Government of Ontario

Ontario has released a new plan detailing the government’s commitment to build Ontario up through continued investments in public infrastructure such as hospitals, schools, public transit, roads and bridges. People across the province rely on public infrastructure every day –

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Cleaner environment for Lunenburg residents and visitors

October 3, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

Lunenburg, Nova Scotia – The governments of Canada and Nova Scotia have announced more than $1.1 million in joint funding to upgrade the wastewater treatment plant in Lunenburg. The federal government is providing up to 50 per cent of funding for

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Report says improvements to government’s infrastructure evaluation process could save billions

September 25, 2017 RCCAO

With billions of dollars at stake and an Ontario economy in need of productivity-enhancing infrastructure, a new study from the RCCAO argues improvements could be made to the evaluation process used by governments to select projects. More than $200 billion

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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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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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Government funding supports local infrastructure projects in Manitoba’s smaller communities

August 15, 2017 Infrastructure Canada

The governments of Canada and Manitoba announced funding for 42 infrastructure projects in 37 communities under the federal government’s Small Communities Fund. The Government of Canada and the Government of Manitoba are each contributing more than $10 million toward the estimated $34.6

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Southwestern Ontario to get better water and wastewater infrastructure

July 21, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

OTTAWA – Fifteen new projects in southwestern Ontario have been approved under the Government of Canada’s Clean Water and Wastewater Fund. The federal government is providing up to 50 per cent of funding for these projects—$2,766,994. The provincial government is providing up

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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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Province, BCGEU and BCRB reach tentative agreement

April 5, 2017 BC Gov News

A tentative agreement has been reached between the Province, BC Road Builders and Heavy Construction Association and the B.C. Government and Service Employees’ Union (BCGEU) on labour succession in 27 highway maintenance service areas, ensuring job security and improved maintenance

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Three Northwest Territories infrastructure projects benefitting from joint government funding

November 14, 2016 by Corinne Lynds

Members of Parliament for the Northwest Territories, announced more than $4 million in funding for three infrastructure projects across the Territory under the Government of Canada’s Small Communities Fund. This funding will help improve the sewage lagoon system in Fort

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Federal and provincial funding supports City of Weyburn reservoir

November 8, 2016 On-Site Magazine

In Saskatchewan, new federal and provincial funding will be going toward a project in the City of Weyburn that includes the construction of a new reservoir, upgrades to existing water infrastructure, and improved treatment procedures to the City’s drinking water.

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PCL opens doors to the Government Conference Centre Rehabilitation project

October 31, 2016 by Corinne Lynds

PCL Constructors Canada Inc. along with Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC), opened up the doors to the Government Conference Centre Rehabilitation project to the media.  “As a Canadian employee-owned company celebrating 110 years this year, it is PCL’s honour to

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Governments celebrate opening of the Terwillegar Park Footbridge and West End Trails

October 25, 2016 Government of Canada

Preserving, protecting and enhancing our natural landscapes while promoting regional connectivity is critical for the health and well-being of Canadians and our environment. It allows families to access parks and other amenities, share unique experiences, create fond memories and have

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National Highway System gets $53M investment in Manitoba

August 24, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Blaine Pedersen, Minister of Infrastructure, and Doug Eyolfson, Member of Parliament for Charleswood—St. James—Assiniboia—Headingley, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, today announced $53 million in joint funding for major rehabilitation projects for Provincial Trunk Highways

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Highway 5 resurfacing project is complete

August 16, 2016 On-Site Magazine

The project to pave 48.5 kilometres of Highway 5 between the North Thompson Bridge in Avola and Whitewater Bridge is now completed, announced Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Todd Stone. “Highway 5 between Kamloops and Valemount is a major north-south

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PCA welcomes new Manitoba Government and its commitment to open tendering

April 21, 2016 On-Site Magazine

EDMONTON — On April 20th, the Progressive Contractors Association of Canada (PCA) welcomed Brian Pallister as Premier of Manitoba, the first new government in Manitoba since Gary Doer first won in 1999. “We think Premier Pallister will bring great leadership

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Saskatchewan voters say yes to public-private partnerships

April 5, 2016 by Corinne Lynds

Monday night’s election results have returned the Saskatchewan Party with its third consecutive majority government.  According to the Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP), the people of Saskatchewan have made it abundantly clear in this election that they support the

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2016 Ontario Budget: Infrastructure is critical to strengthening economy

March 1, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Major projects in Transportation, Hospitals, Education

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New National Arts Centre breaks ground

February 9, 2016 On-Site Magazine

The National Arts Centre in Ottawa today marked the start of its architectural rejuvenation with a groundbreaking ceremony. The $110-million project is one of the largest capital investments by the Government of Canada to celebrate the country’s 150th anniversary. The