News | July 04, 2018

Canada, Quebec sign bilateral infrastructure agreement

The Canadian and Quebec governments announced the signing of a bilateral agreement that will provide more than $7.5 billion in federal funding over the next decade for infrastructure projects in…

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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

Jul 25

2018

Gas Tax Forum

Host: Transport FuturesLocation: Innis Town Hall, University of Toronto

Sep 19

2018

Energy Storage Canada national conference

Host: Energy Storage CanadaLocation: Bram and Bluma Appel Salon, Toronto Public Library

Sep 24

2018

CitiesAlive: 15th Annual Green Roof and Wall Conference

Host: Green Roofs for Healthy CitiesLocation: Brooklyn, New York

Sep 26

2018

Asset Management BC Annual Conference

Host: Asset Management BCLocation: Radisson Hotel - Vancouver Airport