News | May 18, 2018

Canada investing in Port of Vancouver infrastructure

The Government of Canada has announced a $55.8 million investment for four projects led by the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority that will help local businesses compete by moving local goods…

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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 31

2018

FCM 2018 Annual Conference and Trade Show

Host: Federation of Canadian MunicipalitiesLocation: Halifax Convention Centre

Jun 05

2018

Building Lasting Change 2018 with WorldGBC Congress Canada

Host: Canada Green Building CouncilLocation: Beanfield Centre

Jun 13

2018

National Brownfield Summit: Charting the Future

Host: Canadian Brownfields NetworkLocation: Oakham House, Ryerson University

Jun 19

2018

The Energy Roundtable – Toronto

Host: The Energy RoundtableLocation: The Design Exchange