Thursday, May 23, 2019

Tag: resilience

Canada invests in Toronto and York Region storm protection

Minister of Infrastructure and CommunitiesFrançois-Philippe Champagne has announced funding for four flooding and storm mitigation projects in the City of Toronto and the Regional...

Canada announces funding for Springbank Off-stream Reservoir

François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, announced funding for the Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir project in Calgary, Alberta. In June 2013, communities in southern Alberta...

Alberta investing in flood resilience infrastructure

As part of its $150 million in dedicated funding to Calgary, the province has approved new Alberta Community Resilience Program grants totalling $15 million...

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...

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,...

Progress made on Springbank Off-stream Reservoir project

The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA) has informed the Government of Alberta that the project conforms to the agency’s guidelines. While the province awaits...

OFNTSC unveils First Nations infrastructure vulnerability toolkit

The Ontario First Nations Technical Services Corporation (OFNTSC), working together with Engineers Canada and Stantec, have collaboratively developed a First Nations Public Infrastructure Engineering...

The sustainability agenda

Close to 500 municipal and industry leaders from across Canada have gathered in the nation’s capital this week for the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’...

Setting federal infrastructure priorities

The announcement by federal finance minister Bill Morneau that a stronger, longer term commitment was being made to funding infrastructure projects throughout the country...

Fight the Future

According to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), atmospheric concentrations of the primary long-lived greenhouses gases (GHGs) reached new heights in 2013, and CO2 levels...
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