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The Government of Canada has announced an investment of $248 million for new school infrastructure in four First Nations in northern Manitoba. Bunibonibee Cree Nation, God's Lake First Nation, Manto Sipi Cree Nation, and Wasagamack First Nation have signed a contract to build four new schools in their communities. Funding…

November 19, 2018 @ 1:12pm

Construction will begin shortly on a new school that will replace École Arc-en-ciel in Oromocto. “Our government understands that education is of paramount importance for New Brunswickers, and that is why we continue to make strategic investments to ensure our school infrastructure meets the needs of students,” said Premier Brian…

June 12, 2018 @ 8:59am

Trent University Durham Greater Toronto Area has unveiled expansion plans for its Oshawa campus that includes a proposed $26 million building recently approved by the Trent University Board of Governors. The building will combine academic and residential space, lecture halls, classrooms and faculty offices in a full living/learning community. The…

June 12, 2018 @ 8:37am

In an effort to increase the capacity of teaching and research spaces, the Government of Québec is investing $93.5 million in HEC Montréal to build a building in downtown Montreal. The total cost of the project is estimated at $183.1 million. HEC Montréal is the graduate business school of the…

June 01, 2018 @ 8:28am

The University of Toronto is set to build a 14-storey academic tower made of timber on its downtown Toronto campus – expected to be the tallest mass timber and concrete hybrid building in North America. “There are a lot of compelling arguments for the use of wood,” says Gilbert Delgado,…

May 09, 2018 @ 2:26pm

The Government of Quebec is investing $100 million to make eco-friendly educational institutions. This financial assistance is part of the 2013-2020 Action Plan on Climate Change, funded by the Green Fund. “The government needs to set an example by helping to reduce emissions from its own institutions and operations,” said…

April 27, 2018 @ 8:30am

Science students in southern Alberta are getting closer to benefiting from new labs and learning spaces at the University of Lethbridge’s Destination Project, as construction work continues both on time and on budget. “The Destination Project will provide an unparalleled environment for the world-class teaching and research activities undertaken by…

April 27, 2018 @ 8:16am

Premier Brian Pallister has unveiled additional details about the new kindergarten to Grade 8 school in southeast Brandon during a visit to the new school site at Maryland Avenue and Ninth Street. The new 65,660-sq.-ft. English school will be constructed for 450 students with ability to expand to a capacity…

April 19, 2018 @ 11:32am

The Government of Ontario has announced an investment of $90 million to establish a new postsecondary site in Brampton. Focusing on science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM), programming will be delivered in partnership by Ryerson University and Sheridan College of Applied Arts and Technology. The new site will provide…

April 19, 2018 @ 11:22am

The Government of Ontario has announced that it will commit $90 million towards the construction of a new post-secondary site in Milton. "Milton is at the heart of Ontario’s Innovation Supercorridor and is one of the fastest growing communities in Canada,” said Minister of Education Indira Naidoo-Harris. “The expansion of…

April 18, 2018 @ 8:21am

Saskatchewan’s Crown corporations will invest more than $1.5 billion into infrastructure in 2018-19, while executive government ministries and agencies have more than $1.2 billion in capital investments outlined in the Saskatchewan Builds Capital Plan, a key component of this year’s budget. “Our investments in infrastructure, building our highways, schools and…

April 13, 2018 @ 9:19am

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador is committing $619.7 million of its annual budget to infrastructure in the province, with significant investments continuing in the education, transportation, and health care sectors. Minister of Finance Tom Osborne announced plans for the 2018-19 budget, which contains net expenses of $8.29 billion and…

March 27, 2018 @ 1:03pm

Prince Edward Island Premier Wade McLaughlan has announced changes to the provincial cabinet following the announcement that Allen Roach and Alan McIsaac would not be running in the next provincial election. The Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) that has taken on new portfolios are: Jordan Brown, MLA for Charlottetown-Brighton…

January 11, 2018 @ 10:22am

The Government of Canada and the Government of Quebec are investing $36.75 million in a project at Concordia University. The funding will help the institution provide its students with the training needed for the high-paying middle-class jobs of today and tomorrow. Federal funding is allocated through the Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic…

July 12, 2017 @ 7:16am

The Government of Canada and the Government of Quebec are investing $11.73 million in infrastructure at the Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS). Federal funding is allocated through the Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund, which will enhance and modernize research facilities on Canadian campuses and improve the environmental sustainability…

June 20, 2017 @ 6:50am

The province of Manitoba, in collaboration with the Public Schools Finance Board (PSFB), has released a competitive request for proposals (RFP) to develop a Public-Private Partnership (P3) business case and financial advisory services for constructing four new schools with a total value of over $100 million. “The P3 model has…

May 03, 2017 @ 6:44am

The governments of Canada and Nova Scotia have announced close to $35 million in federal-provincial funding for three educational centres on the St. Francis Xavier University campus. "This investment allows StFX University to create an educational hub that aligns innovative health and liberal education programming with our one-of-a-kind Institute of…

May 02, 2017 @ 7:05am

The governments of Canada and Manitoba have announced support for the construction of the $95.4-million Innovation Centre at Red River College’s Exchange District Campus. RRC will use government and private-sector funding to develop the new Innovation Centre, the first of its kind in Western Canada. The Innovation Centre will attract…

May 01, 2017 @ 6:04am

The Ministry of Advanced Education is providing $66.6 million and the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) is providing $11.7 million towards the four-storey, 10,355 square metre (111,460 square-feet) new Health Sciences Centre for Advanced Simulation (HSCAS). The new $78.3 million centre will be one of the largest centres for…

March 30, 2017 @ 6:25am

The Government of Alberta is investing $149 million over four years to restore the University of Alberta’s historic Dentistry/Pharmacy Building. The renovated building will serve as the university’s new administrative hub, where all administrative processes including Office of the Registrar will be relocated. It will also provide an increase in…

March 24, 2017 @ 7:33am

The Government of Alberta is committing $270.6 million over four years for 500 new study and classroom spaces with the renovation of the MacKimmie Complex and Professional Faculties building at the University of Calgary. The investment will renew student spaces for the faculties of Nursing and Social Work and improve…

March 23, 2017 @ 11:33am

The Government of Canada is investing $10.79 million for a total combined investment of nearly $30 million to Georgian College for new infrastructure for the institution. Georgian College will use the funding for the construction of its new Advanced Technology, Innovation and Research Centre. The centre will include commercialization and…

January 11, 2017 @ 9:03am

More than $25 million of federal government and Memorial University funding will be invested at Memorial's Battery Facility in a redevelopment project as part of the recently-signed Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund. "Memorial University has identified the Battery Facility Redevelopment as a top priority,” said Dwight Ball, premier of Newfoundland…

October 13, 2016 @ 6:20am

The Northern Alberta Institute for Technology will receive $34.9 million for a new Productivity and Innovation Centre under the federal government’s Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund (SIF). The centre will create modern and innovative training and research opportunities for students and industry to develop, test and commercialize new technologies and…

October 13, 2016 @ 6:14am

Ontario is investing in a new facility at Seneca's King Campus that will help prepare students for the jobs of today and tomorrow, with new classrooms, state-of-the-art labs, a library, a learning centre and more study spaces. Deb Matthews, Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Development, was joined by Oak…

October 11, 2016 @ 8:12am

The University of British Columbia’s Vancouver Campus is receiving $39.7 million from the federal government and $11.8 million from the provincial government for three projects: $44.3 million to renew and replace facilities at the Undergraduate Life Sciences Teaching Labs at the Biological Sciences Complex. This investment will provide modern research…

September 20, 2016 @ 6:28am

Canadians don't know jack about energy. This according to a recent RBC poll testing 4,000 Canadians' knowledge about energy. National non-profit, Pollution Probe, has released what it's hoping will serve as an educational resource for Canadians. The Primer on Energy Systems in Canada is an overview of the resources, challenges and opportunities…

February 11, 2011 @ 8:27am

“Public works is all encompassing, and it affects the quality of our lives in so many ways,” says Gary Losier, president of the Canadian Public Works Association and director of engineering and works for the Town of Quispamsis, New Brunswick. “But, for many students, public works doesn’t immediately come to…

May 14, 2010 @ 11:18am

A comprehensive plan for brownfield redevelopment was released this week by Environment Minister Roland Haché. "By remediating and revitalizing urban brownfield properties we are contributing to the long-term sustainability of provincial communities, stimulating economic growth, and supporting New Brunswick's progress toward self-sufficiency by 2026," Haché said. The plan targets four…

December 17, 2008 @ 7:56am