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Todd Latham

Todd Latham is the publisher of ReNew Canada.

Free our municipalities!

March 16, 2017 -

Unprecedented shock and awe stories keep on coming from south of the border. My wife and I watch, follow, discuss (and often get angry about) the same topics as you. Every day our newsfeeds are filled with more head-shaking headlines. Originally this column was going to meme the new administration, take...

Tags: Donald Trump, Kathleen Wynne, municipalities, tools

Toronto Promotes World Fair Bid at RCCAO Holiday Lunch

December 18, 2015 -

Toronto city councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam advocated for support of city’s Expo 2025 world fair bid to construction leaders attending the annual winter holiday lunch of the Residential and Civil Construction Alliance of Ontario (RCCAO) in North York. Among her selling points for the city of Toronto to...

De-Risking the Future

February 17, 2015 -

As any intelligent person on the planet now understands, we are experiencing climate change. The buildup of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere over the past century (especially recent decades) has caused the Earth to warm. As the Earth warms, ocean waters expand and ice melts, raising sea levels. The...

VIDEO: Todd Latham on Infrastructure Spending

April 8, 2014 -

ReNew publisher Todd Latham talks about how Canada needs to catch up on infrastructure spending:

Day 2: APWA Congress in Chicago

August 28, 2013 -

The Canadians are here! The Canadians are here! For more than 100 years, the APWA International Public Works Congress & Exposition has drawn thousands of public works professionals from all over the world. And in 2014, the congress is coming to Toronto—the first time it has been held outside...

Day 1: APWA Congress in Chicago

August 27, 2013 -

For more than 100 years, the APWA International Public Works Congress & Exposition has drawn thousands of public works professionals from all over the world. ReNew was on location in Chicago to cover all the goings on. Darwin Durnie, president of the Canadian Public Works Association (CPWA), lead...

Banking on Green Infrastructure

March 22, 2010 -

The Brits have just proposed a state-run “green investment bank” targeting funding for green initiatives as part of a pre-election budget: £1 billion of public sector money hopefully supplemented by a further £1 billion from the private sector to create 400,000 new jobs in the next five years on...

Tags: dictators, EDC, FCM, green investment bank, high-speed rail, nuclear, stimulus, wind

Poll: is the public best served by unions or the private sector?

June 25, 2009 -

Today, on my LinkedIn profile, I posed a topical question — in Toronto at any rate — "is the public best served by unions or the private sector?" You can have your say by voting directly or by commenting below.

The 100-Year Storm

September 26, 2008 -

Statistically, a 100-year storm is an event that has a one per cent chance of occurring in any one given year. In the last five years, North America has had a handful of these storms. There could be several more in the next year or none for hundreds of years. In theory. Climate change is skewing...

Tags: climate change, CSA, Engineers Canada, Mike Hulley, tree huggers, United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Chang, wastewater and stormwater systems., WaterTech 2008, XCG Consultants

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