Feature | August 28, 2018

The Vulnerable Future

The future of Canada’s public works industry has some difficult challenges ahead, but by recognizing those challenges now and integrating them into long-term planning, the challenges can be minimized when…

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Sep. 11, 2018
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Cannabis in Construction

With 1.4 million people in Canada working in construction, we would be naïve if we thought the use of recreational cannabis was a new issue for the industry. It isn’t.…
Sep. 05, 2018
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Five Days in October

It’s rare to see three important elections fall within such a short timespan, but that’s exactly what we will see when the second half of October rolls around. On October…
Aug. 28, 2018
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The Vulnerable Future

The future of Canada’s public works industry has some difficult challenges ahead, but by recognizing those challenges now and integrating them into long-term planning, the challenges can be minimized when…
Aug. 23, 2018
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The Quebec Moment

There was a time when elections meant the knives were drawn as commitments of incumbent government were not so much dissected, but hacked up and displayed as examples of incompetence.…
New CategoryAug. 07, 2018
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The Changing Landscape

The fluctuation in the world economy and the impact of multiple recessions over the past twenty years have had a direct impact on the industry. The trends indicate that as…
New CategoryMay. 03, 2018
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#GimmeRelief

It was January 30, 2018 when all eyes were on Canada’s busiest transit hub—Bloor-Yonge subway station in Toronto. That’s the day when a vortex of bad circumstances aligned—16 problems during…
New CategoryApr. 20, 2018
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Building a 'future ready' Toronto

What does it take to build a city that is ‘future ready’? What does that infrastructure look like? How do we plan our transit system? How do we factor in…
New CategoryAug. 28, 2018
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The Vulnerable Future

The future of Canada’s public works industry has some difficult challenges ahead, but by recognizing those challenges now and integrating them into long-term planning, the challenges can be minimized when…
New CategoryAug. 23, 2018
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The Quebec Moment

There was a time when elections meant the knives were drawn as commitments of incumbent government were not so much dissected, but hacked up and displayed as examples of incompetence.…
New CategoryAug. 07, 2018
Read Later

The Changing Landscape

The fluctuation in the world economy and the impact of multiple recessions over the past twenty years have had a direct impact on the industry. The trends indicate that as…
New CategoryMay. 03, 2018
Read Later

#GimmeRelief

It was January 30, 2018 when all eyes were on Canada’s busiest transit hub—Bloor-Yonge subway station in Toronto. That’s the day when a vortex of bad circumstances aligned—16 problems during…
New CategoryApr. 20, 2018
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Building a 'future ready' Toronto

What does it take to build a city that is ‘future ready’? What does that infrastructure look like? How do we plan our transit system? How do we factor in…

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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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A new age for energy

The Canadian energy landscape is undergoing a period of great change, as the move from coal to renewables and the rapid pace of innovation is causing new strategies to emerge for providing power to communities across the country. An expert panel provided its outlook on how this new age of energy development will provide new private sector opportunities in the industry at an event hosted by the Toronto Region Board…
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