Feature | December 05, 2017

Building Ontario’s infrastructure

The infrastructure silo has come down in Ontario. The release of the new Long-Term Infrastructure Plan (LTIP) for Ontario has signalled that the needs to build and rehabilitate the province’s…

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Dec. 05, 2017
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Building Ontario's infrastructure

The infrastructure silo has come down in Ontario. The release of the new Long-Term Infrastructure Plan (LTIP) for Ontario has signalled that the needs to build and rehabilitate the province’s…
Nov. 06, 2017
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The new pipeline

Infrastructure Ontario has released its 2017 project pipeline update, with 32 projects representing an estimated value of $15.8 billion. “Our pipeline this year represents the largest set of projects in…
Nov. 02, 2017
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Cities are the solution

If we are to meet our global emissions targets, cities must play a vital role in reducing emissions and creating energy efficiency. “If the solution doesn’t come from cities, where…
Oct. 10, 2017
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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…
Sep. 26, 2017
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What is the state of water on Canada's reserves?

By Catherine Chea Canada may be considered one of the best places to live, yet many of its citizens are living in Third World conditions.over the last two decades. More…
Sep. 12, 2017
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Out is the old, in is the new

Municipalities have shifted their thinking on the development of community infrastructure, bringing projects back from the outlying areas and back into redeveloped lands in the city centre. As the core…
Sep. 01, 2017
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Renewed hope for EA reform

By Andy Manahan and Paul Knowles When a strong political figure like Glen Murray leaves a cabinet portfolio such as the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC), it…
Nov. 02, 2017
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Cities are the solution

If we are to meet our global emissions targets, cities must play a vital role in reducing emissions and creating energy efficiency. “If the solution doesn’t come from cities, where…
Oct. 10, 2017
Read Later

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…
Sep. 26, 2017
Read Later

What is the state of water on Canada's reserves?

By Catherine Chea Canada may be considered one of the best places to live, yet many of its citizens are living in Third World conditions.over the last two decades. More…
Sep. 12, 2017
Read Later

Out is the old, in is the new

Municipalities have shifted their thinking on the development of community infrastructure, bringing projects back from the outlying areas and back into redeveloped lands in the city centre. As the core…
Sep. 01, 2017
Read Later

Renewed hope for EA reform

By Andy Manahan and Paul Knowles When a strong political figure like Glen Murray leaves a cabinet portfolio such as the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC), it…

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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…
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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…
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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…
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