News | December 04, 2017

CDPQ Infra provides update on tender process

CDPQ Infra, a subsidiary of Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, has announced its decision to keep its tender process for the Réseau électrique métropolitain (REM) open and launch…


Top Features

Planning for the future

The Blue Mountain Resort near Collingwood played host to the annual Ontario Professional Planners Institute conference in early October. With hundreds of professional planners from municipalities across Ontario, and industry stakeholders from across Canada, the conference provided a forum for a wide range of issues impacting the industry. From agriculture and urban forestry to leadership and ethics, the important issues facing the day-to-day responsibilities of professional planners were engaged during…

Our Town, Post-Industrial

What should a small town do when the big factory closes, and the original reason for its existence starts to fade into a historical footnote? It's a problem that affects all Canadian cities, but one that especially threatens municipalities under 200,000, as the shift from manufacturing to information technologies continues. These and other towns can't afford to make strategic mistakes. The competition for capital and highly-educated workers is enormous, and…

Ontario’s budget provides positive outlook

There were no real expectations for pomp and circumstance for the infrastructure industry as Charles Sousa delivered his 2017 Budget for Ontario. After all, the expansive spending for infrastructure had already been announced as part of the province’s long-term infrastructure plan, and a steady stream of projects continue to flow through Infrastructure Ontario. Instead, the budget focused on the pipeline. It provided perspective on how spending will continue, what’s in…


Will this year's Top 100 Projects Report crack $200 billion?

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Top100 Projects Key Players and Owners Dinner

Feb 20


This year, the Top100 Projects Key Players and Owners Dinner event will bring together over 300 of the leaders from Canada’s largest firms in construction, engineering, financial, legal, government and…


Upcoming Events

Dec 12


ONEIA Environment Industry Day

Host: ONEIALocation: Charbonnel Lounge of St. Michael's College at the University of Toronto

Feb 06


FCM Sustainable Communities Conference

Host: Federation of Canadian MunicipalitiesLocation: Westin Hotel

Mar 14


GLOBE Forum 2018

Host: GLOBELocation: Vancouver Convention Centre

May 14


CNAM 2018 Conference

Host: Canadian Network of Asset ManagersLocation: Caesars Windsor