News | January 10, 2018

New Brunswick commits $670 million for bridge infrastructure

The Government of New Brunswick is investing $670 million in bridge restoration and construction around the province over the next five years. “Through our multi-year economic growth plan, we are…


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…


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

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Top100 Projects Key Players and Owners Dinner

Feb 20


This year, the Top100 Projects Key Players and Owners Dinner event will bring together over 300 of the leaders from Canada’s largest firms in construction, engineering, financial, legal, government and…


Upcoming Events

Jan 22


World of Concrete 2018

Host: informa ExhibitionsLocation: Las Vegas Convention Center

Jan 25


OPWA Annual Conference & Awards Luncheon

Host: Ontario Public Works AssociationLocation: Mississauga Grand Banquet & Event Centre

Feb 05


91st ORBA Convention & AGM

Host: Ontario Road Builders AssociationLocation: Fairmont Royal York hotel

Feb 06


FCM Sustainable Communities Conference

Host: Federation of Canadian MunicipalitiesLocation: Westin Hotel