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CCPPP announces 20th annual national awards recipients

November 7, 2017 CCPPP

The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP) presented the CCPPP National Awards for Innovation and Excellence in Public-Private Partnerships at its 25th annual conference in Toronto on November 6. “We were impressed and pleased with not only the range of

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Government of Canada announces wind-down of PPP Canada Crown Corporation

November 6, 2017 Infrastructure Canada

Ottawa — The Government of Canada is moving forward with its historic plan to invest in infrastructure, including leveraging private sector investment and know-how in order to build more infrastructure in communities across Canada. PPP Canada was created eight years

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VCCC honoured with Excellence in Construction award

August 24, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

Edmonton, AB – The PCL family of companies and Grocon PCL Joint Venture have been awarded a Master Builders Excellence in Construction Award – Commercial Buildings over $80 million for the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC). The $1-billion VCCC is located in Melbourne’s prestigious

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Maple Reinders Consortium reaches substantial close on Canada’s first P3 biosolids project

July 11, 2017 Maple Reinders

Mississauga, Ontario –  On June 29th, the Chinook Resource Management Group, a special purpose company of which Maple Reinders PPP Ltd. is a partner, achieved substantial completion on time and on budget for the City of Calgary’s Source Separated Organics (SSO)

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EllisDon completes Saskatoon Civic Operations Centre project early

December 14, 2016 On-Site Magazine

                          The ribbon cutting ceremony for Saskatoon Civic Operations Centre (COC) marked the completion of construction for Saskatoon Transit’s new home and the City’s first permanent Snow Management

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Chantal Sorel appointed to the board of the Canadian Council of Public-Private Partnerships

November 17, 2016 On-Site Magazine

SNC-Lavalin has announced that on November 15, Chantal Sorel, managing director, Capital, was named to the board of the Canadian Council of Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP) at their annual general meeting in Toronto. Based in Montreal, and reporting to SNC-Lavalin’s president

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New Oakville-Trafalgar Memorial Hospital receives CCPPP National P3 Award

November 16, 2016 On-Site Magazine

The New Oakville-Trafalgar Memorial Hospital was announced as the recipient of the Gold Award for Infrastructure for The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP) 2016 National Awards for Innovation and Excellence in Public-Private Partnerships (P3s). At three times the size,

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RFP released for Gordie Howe International Bridge project

November 16, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority (WDBA) has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP), inviting proponents to submit formal proposals to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the Gordie Howe International Bridge project. The Gordie Howe International Bridge project will address four regional transportation


24th Annual CCPPP National Conference

August 11, 2016 by Corinne Lynds

This one-day conference will focus on the basics of public-private partnerships (P3s), from identifying the best candidate projects, through the procurement options to evaluating the success of the P3 approach, as well as case studies.

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Pilot Butte overpass opening ahead of schedule

June 13, 2016 On-Site Magazine

The daily commute will become safer for people in the Pilot Butte area earlier than expected. Highways and Infrastructure Minister Nancy Heppner and Minister responsible for SaskBuilds Gord Wyant announced June 10, the Pilot Butte overpass will be completed one

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Alberta government shelves public-private construction contracts

May 4, 2016 by Corinne Lynds

Canada’s P3 experts are up in arms after Alberta’s Minister of Infrastructure announced the NDP government won’t launch any new public-private partnerships pending a decision by executive council on their continued use. Brian Mason, who is also the Minister of Transportation, explained he

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Saskatchewan’s first P3 project completed on-time and on-budget

May 2, 2016 P3

Construction of a new regional long-term care facility located in Swift Current known as “The Meadows” is complete, on-time and on-budget. Premier Brad Wall was on hand May 2, as builders officially handed keys over to the Cypress Health Region, who

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$330M law suit filed over McGill University Health Centre P3 contract

April 1, 2016 On-Site Magazine

McGill Healthcare Infrastructure Group (MHIG), a partnership composed of SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC) and Innisfree has filed a $330 million law suit against the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and the Government of Quebec over the P3 deal to build and operate the hospital’s Glen

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Walsh Canada part of team building Etobicoke hospital expansion

March 29, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Etobicoke Healthcare Partnership is the preferred proponent to design, build, finance and maintain the new Etobicoke General Hospital Phase 1 Patient Tower Project under an AFP model Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and William Osler Health System (Osler) selected Etobicoke Healthcare Partnership

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Teams shortlisted for Hwy. 427 extension project

March 3, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Three teams have been shortlisted to bid on the 6.6 km extension of Highway 427 north of Toronto, according to an announcement made this morning in Vaughan. Included in the roadwork that will extend the highway north from Highway 7

The old Groves Memorial Community Hospital is on its way to be replaced with a new facility
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Teams pre-qualified for Groves Memorial Community Hospital project

February 29, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Bondfield, EllisDon, PCL leading the teams

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Three teams shortlisted for P3 Finch West LRT bid process

February 22, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Three teams have been shortlisted to bid on Toronto’s Finch West Light Rail Transit (LRT) project, according to a release from Infrastructure Ontario. The teams were selected based on criteria identified in the Request for Qualifications process that began in September,

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Financial close reached on Edmonton’s $1.8B transit expansion

February 11, 2016 On-Site Magazine

EllisDon part of TransEd P3 consortium

The Windsor Detroit Bridge project includes a six-lane bridge, providing three Canada-bound lanes and three US-bound lanes over the Detroit River. Two bridge types were considered under the DRIC study - cable stayed and suspension. The bridge will have a clear span of 850 metres/2788 feet across the Detroit River with no piers in the water.
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3 teams shortlisted for Windsor-Detroit Bridge

January 21, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Bidding teams include Aecon, EllisDon, SNC Lavalin