News | December 11, 2018

What is a Smart City?

Smart Cities continue to be one of the most discussed subjects in the Canadian infrastructure landscape. And it’s for good reason. The Canada-wide Smart Cities Challenge caused communities to think…

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News, Western CanadaNov. 30, 2018
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Alberta agrees to new funding partnership with Calgary, Edmonton

The Alberta government is introducing a new funding approach for the province’s two biggest cities. If passed, the City Charters Fiscal Framework Act would provide Edmonton and Calgary with infrastructure…
News, Western CanadaNov. 30, 2018
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Revelstoke 6 project granted EA certificate

An environmental assessment certificate has been issued to BC Hydro and Power Authority for the Revelstoke Generating Station Unit 6 project (Revelstoke 6 project), following a decision by George Heyman,…
Atlantic Canada, NewsNov. 27, 2018
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Construction begins on Gander wastewater treatment plant

A sod-turning ceremony was held to celebrate the beginning of construction of the Town of Gander’s new wastewater treatment plant. Representatives of the federal government and Percy Farwell, Mayor of…
News, OntarioNov. 27, 2018
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What keeps the skilled trades satisfied?

Today is a critical moment to act on the future of the labour force in construction, says an industry group that has launched a survey to measure trades workers’ job…
UncategorizedNov. 26, 2018
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Contracts awarded for Manitoba outlet channels

Two engineering firms have been awarded the contracts for engineering design and construction oversight for the Lake Manitoba and Lake St. Martin Outlet Channels project. “The Lake Manitoba and Lake…
News, Western CanadaNov. 22, 2018
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Manitoba releases fall construction-tendering schedule

The government of Manitoba will proceed with $20 million in infrastructure projects for the remainder of the 2018-19 fiscal year, Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler announced. “Our government continues to focus…
News, Western CanadaNov. 22, 2018
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UVic receives funding for student housing

The B.C. government is providing funding to expand on-campus housing by 25 per cent at the University of Victoria (UVic). The UVic project is the second to access the BC…
Atlantic Canada, NewsNov. 27, 2018
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Construction begins on Gander wastewater treatment plant

A sod-turning ceremony was held to celebrate the beginning of construction of the Town of Gander’s new wastewater treatment plant. Representatives of the federal government and Percy Farwell, Mayor of…
News, OntarioNov. 27, 2018
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What keeps the skilled trades satisfied?

Today is a critical moment to act on the future of the labour force in construction, says an industry group that has launched a survey to measure trades workers’ job…
UncategorizedNov. 26, 2018
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Contracts awarded for Manitoba outlet channels

Two engineering firms have been awarded the contracts for engineering design and construction oversight for the Lake Manitoba and Lake St. Martin Outlet Channels project. “The Lake Manitoba and Lake…
News, Western CanadaNov. 22, 2018
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Manitoba releases fall construction-tendering schedule

The government of Manitoba will proceed with $20 million in infrastructure projects for the remainder of the 2018-19 fiscal year, Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler announced. “Our government continues to focus…
News, Western CanadaNov. 22, 2018
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UVic receives funding for student housing

The B.C. government is providing funding to expand on-campus housing by 25 per cent at the University of Victoria (UVic). The UVic project is the second to access the BC…

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Collenette to chair high speed rail project board

The Government of Ontario has appointed the David Collenette to lead Ontario's High Speed Rail (HSR) Planning Advisory Board—continuing progress to bring high speed rail service to the province and cut travel times between Toronto and Windsor. "I am pleased to announce Mr. Collenette’s appointment as Chair of Ontario’s HSR Planning Advisory Board and I look forward to working with him as we move forward to build Canada’s first high…
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Contract awarded for Highway 401 Rail Tunnel project

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have awarded a fixed-price contract to Toronto Tunnel Partners (TTP) to design, build, and finance the Highway 401 Rail Tunnel project, in support of the province's GO Regional Express Rail (RER) program. “Ontario is moving forward to build the infrastructure we need to deliver GO Regional Express Rail,” said Steven Del Duca, Ontario’s minister of transportation. “Improving service on the Kitchener GO corridor will make…
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Ottawa announces new details for Stage 2 LRT project

The City of Ottawa has provided an update about plans to move forward with the Stage 2 Light Rail Transit Project. City Staff also provided a detailed presentation of a related report on Stage 2 LRT, in advance of the tabling of the report at the Finance and Economic Development Committee on February 24, and at City Council on March 8. The briefing included an update on significant changes to…
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