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Ground broken at PwC-YMCA tower

June 20, 2017 -

Canada’s largest urban development project broke ground on a central feature of the emerging downtown precinct in the City of Vaughan. The PwC-YMCA Tower, designed by Diamond Schmitt Architects, will combine Class-A office space, amenities, and services and be situated at the heart of SmartCentres...

Tags: Diamond Schmitt Architects, SmartREIT, Spadina, transit, TTC, Vaughan, YMCA

Ontario announces expansion of Highway 400

June 20, 2017 -

The Government of Ontario has announced the start of construction of the Highway 400 widening project, expanding the highway across a stretch of more than 10 kilometres from Major Mackenzie Drive in Vaughan to King Road in the Township of King. This project, which is scheduled for completion in fall...

Tags: Government of Ontario, highway, highway 400, transportation, widening

Governments commit $11.73 million to Quebec's INRS

June 20, 2017 -

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...

Tags: education, government of canada, Infrastructure, INRS, Institut national de la recherche scientifique, Quebec

Climate change action items lack implementation plans: N.B. auditor general

June 20, 2017 -

Auditor General Kim MacPherson has tabled her report assessing New Brunswick’s progress towards reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and adapting to climate change. This report is part of ongoing work on climate change by all auditor’ general across Canada. Emissions in New Brunswick have declined...

Tags: auditor general, climate change, Infrastructure, New Brunswick

Ontario begins GO rail electrification assessment process

June 19, 2017 -

The Government of Ontario has announced the commencement of the GO Rail Network Electrification Transit Project Assessment Process. The process builds on public consultations held last year and will assess the environmental impacts of converting core segments of the GO rail network, including the UP...

Tags: electrification, GO, Government of Ontario, Metrolinx, rail, RER, transit

Manitoba issues RFP for two new schools

June 19, 2017 -

The Manitoba government, Hanover School Division and Garden Valley School Division have issued a request for proposals (RFP) from architectural consulting teams to finalize the design and tender for two new schools in Winkler and Niverville. “These new schools are priorities for our government based...

Tags: Government of Manitoba, Niverville, RFP, school, Winkler

$1.09 billion committed to Ottawa Stage 2 LRT

June 16, 2017 -

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced up to $1.09 billion in funding for the Ottawa Light Rail Transit Stage 2 Project, which will better connect the east, west and south areas of Canada’s capital. The Government of Ontario has also made a similar funding commitment to the project. The City of...

Tags: government of canada, light rail, LRT< Ottawa, Stage 2, transit

Hines named Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal Minister for Nova Scotia

June 16, 2017 -

Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil has unveiled his new cabinet, with Lloyd Hines taking over as the new minister of transportation and infrastructure renewal. Hines was first elected as the MLA for the riding of Guysborough-Eastern Shore-Tracadie in 2013, and was re-elected in last month’s general...

Tags: Infrastructure, Liberal, Lloyd Hines, Nova Scotia, renewal, Stephen McNeil, transportation

Contract awarded for Groves Memorial Community Hospital project

June 16, 2017 -

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Groves Memorial Community Hospital have awarded a fixed-price contract to EllisDon Infrastructure GMCH Inc. to design, build, and finance the new Groves Memorial Community Hospital (GMCH) development project in Centre Wellington. The contract between EllisDon Infrastructure...

Tags: EllisDon, Fergus, Groves Memorial, hospital, Infrastructure Ontario, IO

Contract awarded for new Calgary Cancer Centre

June 16, 2017 -

The Government of Alberta has awarded the contract for the design and construction of the $1.4-billion Calgary Cancer Centre to PCL Construction Management Inc. “I’m so proud to see this badly needed new Cancer Centre take its next step,” said Rachel Notley, premier of Alberta. “The choice...

Tags: Calgary Cancer Centre, government of Alberta, health care, PCL

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