Feature | January 05, 2018

ReNew Canada’s 2018 outlook

If anything can be said for the year that was in infrastructure, it’s that we enter 2018 with more questions than answers for so many key projects across the country.…

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Jan. 18, 2018
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Building a regional transit solution

In November of 2017, the Toronto Region Board of Trade (TRBoT) released its Superlinx document, providing new ideas for a regional transportation model in the Toronto-Waterloo corridor. The document, originally…
Jan. 05, 2018
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ReNew Canada's 2018 outlook

If anything can be said for the year that was in infrastructure, it’s that we enter 2018 with more questions than answers for so many key projects across the country.…
Dec. 18, 2017
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Taking politics out of transit planning

On December 17, 2017, the $3.18-billion Spadina Subway Extension officially opened to the public. The six-stop subway extends the Line 1 University Line, providing new subway access to Downsview Park…
Dec. 05, 2017
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Building Ontario's infrastructure

The infrastructure silo has come down in Ontario. The release of the new Long-Term Infrastructure Plan (LTIP) for Ontario has signalled that the needs to build and rehabilitate the province’s…
Nov. 06, 2017
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The new pipeline

Infrastructure Ontario has released its 2017 project pipeline update, with 32 projects representing an estimated value of $15.8 billion. “Our pipeline this year represents the largest set of projects in…
Nov. 02, 2017
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Cities are the solution

If we are to meet our global emissions targets, cities must play a vital role in reducing emissions and creating energy efficiency. “If the solution doesn’t come from cities, where…
Oct. 10, 2017
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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…
Dec. 18, 2017
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Taking politics out of transit planning

On December 17, 2017, the $3.18-billion Spadina Subway Extension officially opened to the public. The six-stop subway extends the Line 1 University Line, providing new subway access to Downsview Park…
Dec. 05, 2017
Read Later

Building Ontario's infrastructure

The infrastructure silo has come down in Ontario. The release of the new Long-Term Infrastructure Plan (LTIP) for Ontario has signalled that the needs to build and rehabilitate the province’s…
Nov. 06, 2017
Read Later

The new pipeline

Infrastructure Ontario has released its 2017 project pipeline update, with 32 projects representing an estimated value of $15.8 billion. “Our pipeline this year represents the largest set of projects in…
Nov. 02, 2017
Read Later

Cities are the solution

If we are to meet our global emissions targets, cities must play a vital role in reducing emissions and creating energy efficiency. “If the solution doesn’t come from cities, where…
Oct. 10, 2017
Read Later

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…

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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…
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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…
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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…
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