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15 things to know about Canadian infrastructure

October 4, 2017 The Boston Consulting Group

A new report from The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) says Canada’s infrastructure deficit sits at an estimated average of $110 billion to $270 billion, posing the need for both the government and private sector to pump in more investments to meet

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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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Carbon pricing alone can’t meet Canada’s GHG emission reduction targets

September 6, 2017 Conference Board of Canada  

OTTAWA – Carbon pricing will help Canada reduce emissions but the reductions will fall short of the government’s goal of a 30 per cent reduction from 2005 levels by 2030, according to a joint report by The Conference Board of Canada and The Canadian Academy of Engineering. Trillions of

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Report: Infrastructure agency would advise federal government on mega-projects

September 7, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Over the next 10 years when the federal government aims to deliver $120 billion of infrastructure investment and boost the economy, it’s important to establish a centre of excellence to support big decisions on the country’s future mega-projects. So says

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Megatrends will influence how $176B in infrastructure will be spent in Ontario: report

July 28, 2016 On-Site Magazine

The Wynne government has pledged $130 billion on infrastructure investment over 10 years, while the Trudeau government may be earmarking about $46 billion for Ontario. But what factors will influence how effective infrastructure decisions are made? An updated independent report

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CCA’s infrastructure report calls for investment in Canada’s trade infrastructure

July 13, 2016 CCA

Introduction from The Infrastructure That Matters Most: The Need for Investment in Canada’s Trade Infrastructure What follows is an argument for enhanced trade infrastructure investment, not simply as a “nice to have” when we get around to it but as a

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Bridging global infrastructure gaps

June 27, 2016 McKinsey Global Institute

  The world today invests some $2.5 trillion a year on transportation, power, water, and telecommunications systems. Yet it’s not enough—and needs are only growing steeper. In a follow-up to its comprehensive 2013 report Infrastructure productivity: How to save $1

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Green Buildings drive economic growth in Canada, study shows

February 12, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Green building sector employed 300,000, generated $23.45B in GDP in 2014