News | March 16, 2018

Made-in-Manitoba environmental vision released

The Government of Manitoba has released its plan for reducing carbon emissions in the province, with the introduction of the Climate and Green Plan Implementation Act. “Our goal is to…


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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…

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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9th annual Canadian Water Summit

Jun 20


The Canadian Water Summit was launched in 2009 and has grown into Canada’s largest and most diverse annual gathering of business, government, academic, and non-profit water leaders, attracting 300+ attendees…


Upcoming Events

Mar 22


Financing Cleantech, A Conversation Between Capital Seekers and Providers

Host: University of Toronto School of the EnvironmentLocation: Torys LLP, 79 Wellington Street West, 33rd Floor

Mar 27


11th Global Infrastructure Leadership Forum

Host: CG/LA InfrastructureLocation: Hotel Bonventure

Mar 28


RSI 2018 Leadership Summit – AI Sustainable Futures

Host: Rethink Sustainability InitiativesLocation: Daniels Spectrum

Apr 10


ONEIA Business and Policy Forum 2018

Host: Ontario Environment Industry AssociationLocation: DoubleTree By Hilton