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Site C challenge denied by B.C. Supreme Court

November 2, 2016 -

A petition by two B.C. First Nations to halt construction of the Site C dam in northeastern B.C. has been rejected by the province’s top court. According to a CBC news article, the West Moberly and Prophet River First Nations argued that they were not properly consulted on the permitting for the...

Tags: construction, dam, energy, First Nations, hydroelectric, Infrastructure, power, Prophet River, site c, West Moberly

Alberta commits funding to Yellowhead Trail rehabilitation

November 2, 2016 -

Alberta transportation minister Brian Mason has announced the province’s commitment to fund its portion of the Yellowhead Trail rehabilitation project. According to an article from the CBC, the province has pledged a total of $242 million to the project, a figure that represents one-third of the...

Tags: Alberta, construction, Don Iveson, Edmonton, Infrastructure, rehabilitation, Yellowhead Trail

Montreal releases key performance indicators data

November 2, 2016 -

The chair of the Montréal Executive Committee, Pierre Desrochers, and the vice-chair of the Executive Committee responsible for the administrative reform, Smart City, information technologies and youth, today made public the analyzed results of 148 performance indicators for 2015. Across Canada...

Tags: construction, Infrastructure, key performance indicators, KPI, MBNC, Montreal, smart city

June 1–4, 2017: FCM Annual Conference & Trade Show

November 1, 2016 -

Location: The Shaw Centre, Ottawa Organization: Federation of Canadian Municipalities Website: https://www.fcm.ca/home/events/upcoming-events/2017-annual-conference-and-trade-show-ottawa.htm

Tags: construction, FCM, Federation of Canadian Municipalities, Infrastructure, Ottawa, Shaw Centre

August 13–16, 2017: AMO AGM and Annual Conference

November 1, 2016 -

Location: The Shaw Centre, Ottawa Organization: Association of Municipalities Ontario Website: https://www.amo.on.ca/Events/AMOConference

Tags: AMO, construction, Infrastructure, municipalities, Ontario

Federal government announces additional $81 billion for infrastructure

November 1, 2016 -

Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s Fall Economic Statement provides a big boost for Canadian infrastructure, including the creation of a new Federal Infrastructure Bank. The new measures including in the statement include: Investing an additional $81 billion in public transit, green and social...

Tags: Bill Morneau, construction, Infrastructure, infrastructure bank, Minister of Finance

CCPPP announces 2016 national award winners

November 1, 2016 -

The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP) has announced the recipients of the CCPPP 2016 National Awards for Innovation and Excellence in Public-Private Partnerships. “The Council’s Awards Program highlights the exceptional leadership and innovative thinking that distinguishes...

Tags: CCPPP, construction, health care, hospital, Infrastructure, innovation, Oakville Trafalgar Memorial, P3

RFP released for Toronto Courthouse project

November 1, 2016 -

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and the Ministry of the Attorney General (MAG) have issued a request for proposals (RFP) to two prequalified teams to design, build, finance and maintain the new Toronto courthouse. Teams invited to submit proposals were selected based on their design and construction capability...

Tags: construction, courthouse, EllisDon, Infrastructure, Johnson Controls, PCL, Plenary Group, RFP, SNC-Lavalin, Toronto

Improving construction materials recycling in Manitoba

October 31, 2016 -

Manitoba is working in partnership with the Manitoba Home Builders’ Association and Manitoba Environmental Industries Association to encourage more recycling of construction materials by funding a two-year construction waste pilot project. “Manitoba is committed to the goal of reducing the amount...

Tags: construction, housing, Infrastructure, landfill, Manitoba, materials, MEIA, MHBA, recycling, sustainable

WorldGBC report shows benefits of green offices

October 31, 2016 -

Employers, building owners, designers and developers throughout the world are showing that it pays to invest in greener offices that keep their occupants healthy and happy, a report from the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) reveals. Building the Business Case: Health, Wellbeing and Productivity...

Tags: building, construction, green, Green Building Council, Infrastructure, WorldGBC

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