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Examining Mobility Equity

More than 1.3 million low-income Canadians live in neighbourhoods with low access to transit, academic Steven Farber told delegates at the recent Transport Futures...

Nuclear Perspectives

With nearly $26 billion being invested in the refurbishment of Ontario’s nuclear assets, it’s clear that the province values the energy resource as part...

ReNew Canada launches the InfraIntelligence podcast

The new InfraIntelligence podcast, presented by ReNew Canada and sponsored by KPMG, provides a unique opportunity to hear from industry leaders about the future...

Park the old approach

Many will recall a dramatic rescue of two men by police in west-end Toronto after they were trapped in a flooded, below-ground parking elevator...

Mass Timber 2.0

The adoption of mass timber has been slow in Canada. There is a lack of knowledge of the material among project owners, zoning and...

Election debate sees candidates take deep dive on transportation policy

About a month ahead of the Oct. 21 federal election, Transport Futures hosted a special transportation debate at the University of Toronto. Moderated by...

Infrastructure and the Federal Election

We are just a few days into the throes of the election campaign, and already infrastructure is having an early impact in the national...

The Next Government

In the past decade, Canada has seen record investment in infrastructure from the federal government. But despite annual commitments of billions of dollars from both...

Ignoring Current Needs?

Most expectations for the pending arrival of automated vehicles (AVs) involve increases or decreases in personal risks such as safety, security, cyber-hacking, or privacy....

Retaining employees in the skilled trades

The Residential Construction Council of Ontario (RESCON) released the results of a construction skilled trades survey conducted in the Greater Toronto Area during a...

Finding funding for green

As governments across Canada prepare to spend close to $300 billion on infrastructure in the next decade, the conversation continues to focus on the...

NDP, UCP release election platforms

The governing New Democratic Party (NDP) and the challenging United Conservative Party (UCP) have released their platforms ahead of the April 16th election, providing...

New opportunities in the energy sector

Leaders from across the North American energy sector gathered in Toronto for the Fortis Energy Exchange, focused on fostering dialogue on the industry’s biggest...

Commentary: The what-ifs of SNC-Lavalin

For weeks now, ReNew Canada has avoided reporting on the news surrounding SNC-Lavalin (SNC) and the federal government. And for good reason. Much of...

Navigating the New Normal

More than 250 people joined the Ontario Public Works Association in Mississauga for the 2019 annual conference and awards luncheon. This year’s conference, Navigating the...

Infrastructure’s vulnerability in a populist climate

The rise of populist governments and politics is changing the way we need to approach the narrative on building infrastructure in Ontario, North America,...

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