Friday, June 5, 2020


All the late breaking news about infrastructure renewal and related topics.

Ontario proceeds with signature subway expansion project

The Ontario government announced today that it is issuing the first two public-private partnership (P3) Requests for Qualifications (RFQs) to identify and qualify those...

Trans Mountain pipeline construction kicks off in B.C.

Trans Mountain Corporation kicked off pipeline construction in British Columbia yesterday with work beginning in the City of Kamloops. Construction preparation has begun for...

Giovanni Cautillo named new president of OGCA

The Ontario General Contractor's Association (OGCA) announced on June 1, 2020 that Giovanni Cautillo will be named as the new president. Clive Thurston, who...

Feds to fast-track $2.2 billion for municipal infrastructure spending

Today the Government of Canada announced the allocation of $2.2 billion under the Gas Tax Fund. The payment is expected to help accelerate recovery...

RFEOI issued for Stage 1 of Highway 17 expansion

John Yakabuski, MPP for Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, announced the Ontario government is moving forward with the first stage of widening Highway 17 from two to four...

Nova Scotia announces $230 million infrastructure investment

Nova Scotians are getting back to work on more than 200 infrastructure projects across the province. The province is investing up to $230 million...

Demolition underway for Misericordia project

Expansion of the Misericordia Community Hospital emergency department in Edmonton continues to be on budget and schedule, with the start of demolition activities. Construction of...

Ontario, York Region announce new transit partnership

Following the signing of the "Ontario-York Region Transit Partnership Preliminary Agreement" with the Regional Municipality of York, Caroline Mulroney, Minister of Transportation and Kinga...

Work begins on Highway 16 improvements in B.C.

Crews start work in the coming weeks to build new and improved traffic lanes on Highway 16 in British Columbia, west of Burns Lake. This...

PEI government reviewing energy legislation

The Government of Prince Edward Island is reviewing energy legislation and is inviting Islanders, businesses, communities, and energy partners to provide their feedback. “Energy is...