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Stantec announced that it has signed an agreement for the sale of its construction division, MWH Constructors, to funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P (Oaktree). The sale of MWH Constructors is inclusive of MWH Constructors’ UK and U.S. divisions and Slayden Constructors, Inc. MWH Constructors joined Stantec through the…

October 22, 2018 @ 8:41am

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador is inviting applications for the 2019-20 municipal infrastructure programs. Applications are being accepted for funding through the provincial Municipal Capital Works Program and the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program. Municipalities, local service districts, engineering consultants, regional service boards and Inuit community governments, non-profit organizations,…

October 17, 2018 @ 8:55am

Federal and municipal officials gathered in North Vancouver to celebrate the start of construction of the $700-million North Shore Wastewater Treatment Plant. The plant is a new facility that will replace the existing primary Lions Gate Wastewater Treatment Plant, which is more than 50 years old. New federal regulations require…

August 31, 2018 @ 1:53pm

On May 31, 2018, the Government of British Columbia will open the application process for local governments and First Nations for the new Environmental Quality program. The program will provide access to funding for projects to improve community infrastructure, thanks to a $243-million partnership between the federal and provincial governments.…

May 25, 2018 @ 9:25am

Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, alongside Vernon Saddleback, Chief of Samson Cree Nation, took part in a sod-turning ceremony in Samson Cree Nation to mark the start of construction to upgrade the community's wastewater facility. The facility will be upgraded to include a new pumping station for wastewater collection…

May 22, 2018 @ 8:45am

In 2018-19, the Water Security Agency (WSA) in Saskatchewan plans to invest an all-time record $43.6 million in its water management infrastructure, ensuring its 69 dams and 130 kilometres (km) of conveyance channels operate reliably and safely through a comprehensive rehabilitation and maintenance plan. “Our water infrastructure across Saskatchewan is…

May 08, 2018 @ 10:15am

The Hartland Resource Management Group (HRMG) consortium has been selected as the preferred proponent to design, build, finance, operate and maintain a residuals treatment facility for the Capital Regional District (CRD). The facility is one of three parts of the $765-million Capital Region District Wastewater Treatment Plant project. HRMG is…

December 13, 2017 @ 7:23am

Work has officially begun on TransAqua’s Wastewater Treatment Facility Upgrade and Modernization Project. The facility serves Moncton, Riverview, and Dieppe. “Our government’s investment in this important wastewater treatment facility will improve the management of combined sewer overflows and help us better protect our environment,” said Finance Minister Cathy Rogers. Rogers…

October 16, 2017 @ 11:31am

Municipal water and wastewater services are vital to our health, the economy, and the environment. These networks of infrastructure produce and deliver clean drinking water and remove and treat wastewater. Yet there are hidden problems in many municipalities: Canadians are some of the biggest water users in the world, and…

September 27, 2017 @ 6:28am

Over the next five years, Hamilton’s Woodward Wastewater Treatment Plant will receive $340 million in upgrades. The first project under this multi-year, multi-phase initiative officially kicked off with a tour at the construction site for the new Raw Sewage Pumping Station. Hamilton Harbour was identified as a Great Lakes Area…

August 21, 2017 @ 11:39am

Hamilton receives more than $30 million in federal and provincial funding for water infrastructure projects. Bob Bratina, Member of Parliament for Hamilton East—Stoney Creek, Ted McMeekin, Ontario Member of Provincial Parliament for Ancaster—Dundas—Flamborough—Westdale, and Fred Eisenberger, Mayor of the City of Hamilton, have announced that 16 new projects in Hamilton have been approved under…

June 26, 2017 @ 11:21am

The governments of Canada and Saskatchewan have announced funding for 75 new water and wastewater projects throughout Saskatchewan. This investment represents combined federal, provincial, and local partner funding of more than $94 million for 74 Clean Water and Wastewater Fund (CWWF) projects, and one project under the Provincial-Territorial Infrastructure Component…

June 05, 2017 @ 6:31am

Ontario’s municipal water and wastewater systems use unnecessarily large amounts of energy. Thankfully, there is a huge opportunity to reduce the energy and greenhouse gas footprint of delivering these services to residents. That was the message delivered by Dianne Saxe, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario (ECO), at the release of her…

May 30, 2017 @ 11:51am

The governments of Canada and Ontario have announced that 30 new projects in the Region of Peel have been approved under the Government of Canada's Clean Water and Waste Water Fund. The federal government is providing up to 50 per cent of funding for these projects—over $69 million. The provincial…

May 24, 2017 @ 7:24am

XCG Consulting Ltd. (XCG) has announced that it has sold the XCG Water Group, as well as the XCG Training and Operations unit, to Cole Engineering Group Ltd., an Ontario-based engineering and consulting company. The sale allows XCG to concentrate on growth in its core business areas as well as provide…

May 02, 2017 @ 10:14am

The governments of Canada and Manitoba have announced investment in provincial infrastructure as they continue to develop modern, reliable water and wastewater services. The governments perceive these investments as safeguarding public health and well-being, protecting provincial waterways, and preserving local ecosystems. Today, Jim Carr, Minister of Natural Resources, on behalf…

April 18, 2017 @ 8:29am

Three qualified teams have been shortlisted to participate in the next stage of the competitive selection process to design, build, partially finance, operate, and maintain the Residuals Treatment Facility over a 20-year term for the Wastewater Treatment Project. Residual solids from the McLoughlin Point Wastewater Treatment Plant will be piped…

April 11, 2017 @ 8:31am

Metro Vancouver has awarded the contract for the new Lions Gate Secondary Wastewater Treatment Plant to ADAPT Consortium at a cost of $525 million. The ADAPT team has been selected to design and construct the new plant, which will provide secondary sewage treatment services to a population of about 200,000…

April 07, 2017 @ 12:22pm

The governments of Canada and British Columbia have announced a combined $373.2 million for 144 new projects in B.C. through the Clean Water and Wastewater Fund (CWWF). The federal government is providing up to 50 per cent of funding—more than $186.6 million— and the province is investing nearly $123.2 million.…

March 20, 2017 @ 6:55am

The 2017 Alberta budget included funding for new infrastructure projects, identified as high priorities by the province. Budget 2017 included a Capital Plan that will invest $29.5 billion in infrastructure projects over four years. This includes: $7.6 billion in municipal infrastructure support, including $4.8 billion under the Municipal Sustainability Initiative…

March 17, 2017 @ 7:22am

The governments of Canada and British Columbia are investing a total of approximately $459 million in wastewater infrastructure investments in the Capital Regional District (CRD). Construction gets underway in April on the redesigned McLoughlin Point Wastewater Treatment Plant in the Township of Esquimalt. The $385 million project is being funded…

March 17, 2017 @ 6:25am

The governments of Canada and British Columbia have announced joint funding of up to $405 million toward the construction of the new Lions Gate Secondary Wastewater Treatment Plant. The new facility, estimated to cost approximately $700 million, will be relocated from the Squamish Nation Reserve to a new Metro Vancouver-owned…

March 13, 2017 @ 7:05am

The governments of Canada and British Columbia announced joint funding of over $87 million for 26 new infrastructure projects in 26 communities throughout the province. These investments cover a wide range of community infrastructure projects including green energy systems, solid waste management, drinking water, wastewater management, highways, roads, bridges, disaster…

March 13, 2017 @ 6:30am

After almost six years of construction, Metro Vancouver’s $240-million Port Mann Water Supply Tunnel is now delivering clean, safe drinking water to residents south of the Fraser River. The Port Mann connection is one of the key links between Metro Vancouver’s watersheds and the communities south of the Fraser. Replacing…

February 22, 2017 @ 8:35am

Harbour City Solutions consortium has been selected as the preferred proponent to design, build, finance, operate, and maintain a biosolids management project for the City of Hamilton, Ont. Harbour City Solutions includes: Bird Construction, Synagro Technologies, Inc. (Synagro Capital), Andritz Separation Inc., Cole Engineering, Maple Reinders Constructors Ltd./Maple Reinders PPP…

February 06, 2017 @ 7:18am

Government officials gathered near Abbotsford to celebrate the official opening of the new Cannell Lake Water Treatment Plant. The aging chlorination equipment has been replaced with a more modern, safe and efficient system which uses salt and electricity to create chlorine. As a result, workplace safety and plant efficiency has…

December 21, 2016 @ 8:12am

The governments of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador have announced more than $14 million for 11 water and wastewater projects. “The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador committed $44 million to Clean Water and Wastewater Fund projects this year to ensure residents throughout the province have safe, reliable drinking water and…

December 20, 2016 @ 7:57am

In Saskatchewan, new federal and provincial funding will be going toward a project in the City of Estevan. The city will be constructing a residuals management facility to treat the wastewater generated by its water treatment plant using an effective and low-energy treatment process. This will help to protect the…

November 11, 2016 @ 9:07am

The governments of Canada and Ontario have invested in upgrading and expanding the Skyway Wastewater Treatment Plant in Halton Region. Upgrades and the expansion of Halton Region's Skyway Wastewater Treatment Plant will improve the quality of water through the addition of a new sand filtration process which will provide a…

November 08, 2016 @ 8:01am

London’s City Council approved a list of over $110 million worth of infrastructure projects to be considered by provincial and federal governments under Phase 1 of the Public Transit Infrastructure Fund and the Clean Water and Wastewater Fund. Council approved $36 million for transit and transportation-related infrastructure projects, which will…

October 12, 2016 @ 8:31am

The federal and provincial governments have announced that more than $232 million in government funding will go to the Combined Sewage Storage Tunnel (CSST) project. The project will include the construction of two tunnels: an east-west tunnel through the downtown core from LeBreton Flats to New Edinburgh Park, and a…

October 11, 2016 @ 10:51am

Municipal officials in Sudbury have begun the difficult task of looking at ways to tackle the city’s $1.4 billion infrastructure deficit. According to a CBC News article, Sudbury City Council has determined that the deficit includes at least $700 million to fix roads, as well as approximately $345 million for…

October 05, 2016 @ 7:08am

The governments of Canada and Ontario announced a bilateral agreement that will make more than $1.1 billion in combined funding available under the Clean Water and Wastewater Fund (CWWF). The federal government is providing up to 50 per cent of this funding, amounting to almost $570 million, for projects while…

September 20, 2016 @ 6:52am

The governments of Canada and Saskatchewan announced a bilateral agreement that will make more than $236.6 million in combined funding available to Canadians and their communities under two new federal programs – the Clean Water and Wastewater Fund and the Public Transit Infrastructure Fund.  The federal government is providing up…

September 20, 2016 @ 6:46am

Federal, provincial and territorial Ministers of infrastructure met in Edmonton to discuss infrastructure priorities across the country as the federal government designs Phase 2 of Investing in Canada, its $120-billion infrastructure plan. Under the bilateral agreements for Canada's Provinces and Territories, $5.4 billion of federal funding is available through Phase…

September 09, 2016 @ 7:02am

The governments of Canada and Nunavut announced a bilateral agreement that will make more than $68 million in combined funding available to Nunavut communities under a new federal program - the Clean Water and Wastewater Fund. The federal government is providing up to 75 per cent of funding - more…

September 07, 2016 @ 6:21am

The governments of Canada and Alberta announced a bilateral agreement that will make more than $1.08 billion in funding available under two new federal programs – the Public Transit Infrastructure Fund and the Clean Water and Wastewater Fund. “We are very pleased to have reached an agreement with Alberta, which…

September 01, 2016 @ 1:03pm

The South Red Deer Regional Wastewater System project was recently named a 2016 Public Works Project of the Year by the American Public Works Association (APWA). The project is being honoured with APWA’s Project of the Year award in the Small Cities/Rural Communities – Environment category. This award honours agencies…

September 01, 2016 @ 6:37am

The provincial and federal governments have announced a bilateral agreement that will make more than $176 million in combined funding available under two new federal programs, the Clean Water and Wastewater Fund and the Public Transit Infrastructure Fund. Also announced was an initial list of 51 approved projects under the…

August 19, 2016 @ 7:34am

The Government of Canada and Government of Nova Scotia have reached a bilateral agreement that will result in more than $238 million being invested in wastewater and public transit projects across Nova Scotia. The agreement will ensure that the harbours and rivers across Nova Scotia are pristine, that existing water…

August 16, 2016 @ 1:39pm

The Pine Creek wastewater treatment plant won CH2M HILL (who worked with major partners Stantec and AECOM) an ACEC Award of Excellence for the Water Resources category--the plant also won the Tree for Life award. Pine Creek processes 100 million litres a day using next-generation technologies such as Biological Nutrient Removal…

October 28, 2010 @ 6:37am

The Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment has released the findings of its inquiry into the state of the Gulf of Maine. According to its findings, 700 square kilometres of the Canadian portion of the gulf are closed to shellfish harvesting due to contamination. The report points a…

June 15, 2010 @ 6:53am

New federal regulations that require upgrades to municipal wastewater systems could cost the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) alone an estimated $2 billion. The Atlantic Mayors’ Congress (AMC) held a two-day meeting to discuss funding to support the new regulations. "We understand the importance of protecting our environment and we support…

April 21, 2010 @ 10:07am

The feds have released  proposed wastewater regulations, opening up the process to the public for comment. In January, representatives for the Canadian Public Works Association (CPWA) met with a Environment Canada  for a briefing on the process of developing the proposed regulations and to discuss potential impacts on public works…

April 10, 2010 @ 6:47am

Ontario’s Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, Brad Duguid, will be making some big announcements tomorrow. Following Ontario’s big water-related announcement this week, Duguid will announce a major new project that affects Hamilton’s harbour. Duguid said, having started Ontario on the right energy path with the Green Energy Act, now it’s…

March 11, 2010 @ 8:33am

The Canada-Quebec Gas Tax Fund has received an added $1.8-billion and an extension from 2010 and 2014. The fund supports environmentally sustainable infrastructure, such as water, wastewater, public transit and local roads. From 2005 to 2014, Quebec communities will receive over $3 billion through the fund, which will become permanent…

May 15, 2009 @ 5:35am

Nearly 800 Saskatchewan municipalities will get accelerated funding through the Municipal Economic Enhancement Program (MEEP) funding on a per capita basis by March 31, 2009. The province is dolling out $100 million to urban, rural and northern municipalities to start construction and/or repairs on wastewater, transportation and recreational projects -…

April 09, 2009 @ 4:26am

Manitoba has somehow managed to balance its 2009 budget, increase its spending by 4.4 per cent and reduce debt payments for the year to $20 million (compared to $110 million last year). A small surplus of $54 million is forecast. Finance Minister Greg Selinger told the legislature, "Revenues are flattening…

March 27, 2009 @ 6:33am

Nova Scotia has joined the federal government and other provinces and territories in endorsing a Canada-wide strategy for managing municipal wastewater effluent. The agreement was reached at a meeting of the Council of Canadian Ministers of Environment (CCME) in Whitehorse, Yukon this week. The strategy sets out a framework to…

February 20, 2009 @ 11:17am

More news from Premier Dalton McGuinty's $1.1 billion announcement at the AMO earlier this week. Yesterday, the AMO welcomed the signing of the Communities Component of the Building Canada Fund, which will flow more than $724 million in infrastructure funding to rural and small urban municipalities across Ontario. Under the…

August 27, 2008 @ 10:58am

Prince Edward island and New Brunswick are the latest to sign on to the Building Canada Plan, which means they’re entitled to some funding. Today, federal and provincial governments signed the Communities Component of the Building Canada Plan in Charlottetown, PEI, and officially launched the new program. Through the Communities…

July 14, 2008 @ 12:30pm

The governments of Canada and Prince Edward Island yesterday announced the signing of a Framework Agreement worth $270 million under Building Canada, the Canada's new long-term infrastructure plan. The plan will help address infrastructure needs and priorities in Prince Edward Island until 2014. Lawrence Cannon, minister of transport, infrastructure and…

May 22, 2008 @ 9:59am

East Central Alberta will see an investment of $1.89 million from the federal government and the Government of Alberta towards road improvements and replacing the Carena arena in Viking. Improvements to the Vegreville Seed Plant Road and Agricore Road will increase safety, reduce maintenance costs and provide access to future…

February 27, 2008 @ 9:03am