On-Site Magazine

News ConstructionInfrastructure

Vancouver development wins global award for excellence

November 15, 2017 On-Site

Vancouver’s first major transit-oriented development integrated with a Canada Line rapid transit station won a global award today. Marine Gateway by PCI Developments was one of 13 developments worldwide selected by the Urban Land Institute for its 2017-2018 Global Award for Excellence. This prestigious award is

News ConstructionInfrastructure

Canada and Quebec support improved public transit service in Longueuil Français

November 14, 2017 Infrastructure Canada

BROSSARD, QC – The governments of Canada and Quebec announced an investment of more than $63 million for 22 new projects by the Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) under the Public Transit Infrastructure Fund. The Government of Canada will provide more than $35 million for these projects, and the Government of Quebec will contribute over $28

News ConstructionInfrastructureRoads

Major new transit hub in Toronto takes next step forward

November 1, 2017 Government of Ontario

Ontario is making it easier for commuters and families to get around the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) by redeveloping Kipling Station into a major new transit hub that connects subway, regional rail, and inter-regional bus services within a

News Infrastructure

Canada and Manitoba invest in rural transit projects

September 26, 2017 Infrastructure Canada

Winnipeg, Manitoba– The governments of Canada and Manitoba have announced the details of five transportation projects in rural communities. The work is being funded through the province’s Small Communities Transportation Fund, which is supported federally using a portion of Manitoba’s

News ConstructionInfrastructure

Governments of Canada and Alberta invest in public transit

July 6, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

LEDUC, AB – The governments of Canada and Alberta have announced more than $733,000 for six new public transit projects. Support for the projects in four Alberta communities is through the Public Transit Infrastructure Fund (PTIF), the provincial Green Transit Incentives Program (GreenTRIP) and municipal funding. The federal government is

News Infrastructure

City of Ottawa and Rideau Transit Group extend existing contractual arrangements

June 27, 2017 SNC-Lavalin

MONTREAL – SNC-Lavalin announced that the City of Ottawa has exercised the option, under the current contract, to use equipment continuity, knowledge and cost efficiencies, and has signed a fixed-price variation agreement worth $349 million with Rideau Transit Group Partnership (RTG) for

News Infrastructure

Governments of Canada and Ontario invest in Finch West Light Rail Transit Project

June 26, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

TORONTO – Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance and Member of Parliament for Toronto Centre, announced up to $333 million in federal funding for the Finch West Light Rail Transit (LRT) project. The Finch West LRT represents a $1.2-billion investment by the Government

News ConstructionInfrastructure

SNC Lavalin opening rail/transit systems centre of excellence in Kingston

June 13, 2017 Canadian Consulting Engineer

SNC-Lavalin is opening a new office in Kingston, Ontario as part of the company’s infrastructure division. Announced on the company’s blog, the new space, located at 31 Hyperion Court, will accommodate rail and transit engineering, construction, and geotechnical environmental management

News ConstructionInfrastructure

Minister Del Duca and mayors signal support for regional transit centre at Toronto Pearson

April 5, 2017 Greater Toronto Airports Authority

TORONTO – Today, at an event hosted by the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA), Transportation Minister Steven Del Duca and local mayors, including Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie, Toronto Mayor John Tory, Brampton Mayor Linda Jeffrey and Kitchener Mayor Berry Vrbanovic, were

News ConstructionInfrastructure

Governments of Canada and Ontario invest in public transit in Kingston

February 14, 2017 On-Site Magazine

Mark Gerretsen, Member of Parliament for Kingston and the Islands announced 12 newly approved projects that will benefit Kingston under the Public Transit Infrastructure Fund (PTIF). The federal government is providing up to 50 per cent of funding for these

News ConstructionInfrastructure

Request for proposals issued for Cooksville Station project

January 23, 2017 Infrastructure Ontario

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have issued a Request for Proposals to two prequalified teams to design, build and finance the Cooksville Station project. This station, located along the Milton Corridor in the City of Mississauga, requires upgrades to accommodate

News ConstructionInfrastructureLEED

Saskatoon Civic Operations Centre reaches substantial completion

January 3, 2017 CNW

Construction of the Saskatoon Civic Operations Centre (COC) successfully reached substantial completion on December 31, 2016. The new facility relocates the City of Saskatoon’s Transit Operations and houses the City’s first permanent Snow Management Facility. The facility officially opened its

News ConstructionInfrastructure

Canada and Alberta fund 89 projects to improve public transit across the province

December 6, 2016 On-Site Magazine

The governments of Canada and Alberta have announced $270.3 million for 52 new projects across Alberta through the Public Transit Infrastructure Fund (PTIF). The federal government is providing up to 50 per cent of funding – just over $132.9 million

News ConstructionInfrastructure

Important upgrades coming to BC Transit Facility in Whistler

October 25, 2016 by Corinne Lynds

Pamela Goldsmith-Jones, Member of Parliament for West Vancouver, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and Jordan Sturdy, Member of Legislative Assembly of West Vancouver Sea to Sky, were at the BC Transit Facility in

News ConstructionInfrastructure

Ontario expanding cycling and GO rail infrastructure in Toronto

August 16, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Through funding made available under the Moving Ontario Forward plan, Ontario and Metrolinx announced improvements to the Dufferin St. Bridge, as part of GO Regional Express Rail (RER). Metrolinx is expanding the Dufferin St. Bridge at Queen St. in Toronto

News ConstructionInfrastructure

Canada and Prince Edward Island reach agreement under new federal infrastructure funding programs

August 9, 2016 by Corinne Lynds

The governments of Canada and Prince Edward Island are making investments that will help create jobs and grow the middle class now while building a strong foundation for a sustainable economic future. Investing in local infrastructure helps ensure that Canadians

News ConstructionInfrastructure

Better public transit for the Central Fraser Valley thanks to federal and provincial funding

July 19, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Safe, modern and efficient public infrastructure ensures the well-being of British Columbia communities. The governments of Canada and British Columbia are committed to supporting infrastructure that helps get people to good paying jobs and back to their families after a

News ConstructionInfrastructure

Ontario Breaks Ground on Laird Station on Eglinton Crosstown LRT

July 5, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Premier Kathleen Wynne was at the groundbreaking ceremony for the latest milestone in the construction of the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit line, the largest transit project under construction in Canada. Work is beginning on Laird Station, located near the

News ConstructionInfrastructure

Ontario building more GO Train stations in West Toronto

June 21, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Today, Ontario announced four new GO Train stations along the Barrie and Kitchener GO Transit lines as part of Metrolinx’s Regional Express Rail (RER) program – one each in the areas of  Bloor and Lansdowne, Spadina and Front, Liberty Village,

News ConstructionInfrastructure

Trudeau kicks off Liberal infrastructure program with $460M B.C. transit deal

June 20, 2016 canadianmanufacturing.com

The federal government has taken a major step in its ambitious infrastructure program. By signing a funding agreement with British Columbia it moves the first block of cash in its multibillion-dollar plan. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Ottawa will spend $460