15 Results for Amarjeet Sohi

The federal government’s decision to shuffle the cabinet ahead of the 2019 election has placed the infrastructure portfolio in new hands. Amarjeet Sohi, who had served as the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities since the announcement of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau first cabinet on November 4, 2015, has become Minister…

July 19, 2018 @ 9:11am

The Government of Canada announced a new measure aimed at ensuring that when building new infrastructure projects, proponents take into consideration the social and economic impact their project will have on the community and how they can encourage inclusive participation. “Today’s announcement will help ensure that more Canadians, including those…

June 22, 2018 @ 9:13am

Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, has announced a new and important step in ensuring that infrastructure investments take into account the impact of projects on the environment during the planning and design stages. “Addressing climate change goes hand in hand with growing a low-carbon, clean economy,” Sohi said.…

June 01, 2018 @ 1:06pm

Minister of Infrastructure and Communities Amarjeet Sohi has announced the 20 finalists of the Smart Cities Challenge. The announcement was made at the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ annual conference in Halifax, Nova Scotia. “I am proud to see all the effort that communities have put into engaging with residents and…

June 01, 2018 @ 7:52am

Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, has announced that 10 professionals have been appointed as the Board of Directors of the Canada Infrastructure Bank. Their appointments were made following an open, transparent, and merit-based selection process that attracted a range of talented and experienced candidates that reflect Canada’s linguistic,…

November 16, 2017 @ 10:22am

Infrastructure Canada has been provided an update on the construction of the new Champlain Bridge by its private partner, Signature on the Saint Lawrence (SSL) and The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI), which is responsible for managing the existing Champlain Bridge. The project update highlighted the many areas…

October 23, 2017 @ 8:35am

The Government of Canada and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) have announced a new initiative to help local governments strengthen their infrastructure investment decisions based on sound asset management practices. FCM has awarded $3.6 million to 22 partner organizations from across the country to design and deliver local asset…

September 29, 2017 @ 7:10am

The Government of Canada convened the second federal, provincial, and territorial meeting of ministers responsible for infrastructure. Federal minister of infrastructure and communities Amarjeet Sohi and Ontario minister of infrastructure Bob Chiarelli co-hosted the meeting. The ministers began the conversation by sharing some of the initial results from Phase 1…

September 25, 2017 @ 8:59am

Toronto mayor John Tory has released a letter acknowledging that the city will receive $4.8 billion from the federal government for future transit projects. The funding Is part of phase two of the federal government’s public transit infrastructure funding. “I would like to thank Minister Sohi and the federal government…

July 06, 2017 @ 10:29am

Minister of Infrastructure and Communities Amarjeet Sohi has officially sent letters to his provincial and territorial counterparts, as well as to the Federation of Canadian Municipalities to provide additional details about the Government of Canada’s long term infrastructure plan and to open negotiations to reach bilateral agreements with each province…

July 06, 2017 @ 9:39am

The Government of Canada has announced that Janice Fukakusa has been selected as the inaugural chairperson of the board for the Canada Infrastructure Bank. Ms. Fukakusa is a corporate director and former chief administrative officer and chief financial officer of Royal Bank of Canada, from which she retired in January…

July 06, 2017 @ 8:05am

The Government of Canada has launched open, transparent and merit-based selection processes to identify the Bank’s senior leadership with the goal of having the Canada Infrastructure Bank operational in late 2017, subject to Parliamentary approval. Through these processes, the government will first select a chairperson of the board, followed by…

May 08, 2017 @ 6:45am

Strong sustainable communities, reduced greenhouse gas emissions, and projects that grow the economy will be the focus of federal government investment in infrastructure in the years ahead. In a panel discussion alongside Ontario Minister of Infrastructure Bob Chiarelli, federal Minister of Infrastructure and Communities Amarjeet Sohi discussed how the government…

April 07, 2017 @ 7:18am

Minister of Infrastructure and Communities Amarjeet Sohi announced the appointment of Dwight Duncan as chair of the board of directors at the Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority (WDBA). Mr. Duncan has served as interim chairperson of the WDBA since January 1, 2016, and the new appointment is for a five-year term. "I…

December 15, 2016 @ 8:57am

Amarjeet Sohi, minister of infrastructure and communities and member of parliament for Edmonton Mill Woods, on behalf of minister of defence Harjit S. Sajjan, held a ground-breaking ceremony to mark the beginning of construction work of a new $39-million facility for Tactical Armoured Patrol Vehicles (TAPV) and Armoured Engineer Vehicles…

December 05, 2016 @ 7:27am