News | April 18, 2018

Retrofit design work underway for Lower Mainland bridges

The British Columbia Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure is moving forward with retrofit designs to further strengthen the Lions Gate and Ironworkers Memorial bridges. Changes in vessels operating in the…

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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…

Opinion

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

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Event

9th annual Canadian Water Summit

Jun 20

2018

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…

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Upcoming Events

May 03

2018

Great Lakes Economic Forum

Host: The Council of the Great Lakes RegionLocation: Hotel Bonventure

May 14

2018

CNAM 2018 Conference

Host: Canadian Network of Asset ManagersLocation: Caesars Windsor

May 15

2018

Grey-to-Green Conference

Host: Green Roofs for Healthy CitiesLocation: Chestnut Conference Centre

May 17

2018

NPWW Kickoff-The First Annual OPWA Truck Roadeo

Host: Ontario Public Works AssociationLocation: Mohawk Racetrack