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Alberta announces infrastructure funding in Budget 2017

March 17, 2017 -

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...

Categories: News, Western Canada

RCCAO and MEA’s 2017 Environmental Bill of Rights Application

February 22, 2017 -

On February 3, 2017 a joint application by the Residential and Civil Construction Alliance of Ontario (RCCAO) and the Municipal Engineers Association (MEA) was hand delivered to the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario. The application, under section 61 of the Environmental Bill of Rights, calls for...

Categories: News, Ontario

Green bond proceeds fund environmentally-friendly infrastructure

February 3, 2017 -

Ontario has successfully issued its third green bond, raising $800 million to help build clean transportation and environmentally friendly infrastructure projects in communities across the province. Proceeds from the bond will support 12 projects, including: St. Joseph's Healthcare in Hamilton...

Categories: News, Ontario

CaGBC releases report stating benefits of healthier building practices

September 15, 2016 -

A Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) and Dodge Data & Analytics report titled Healthier Buildings in Canada 2016: Transforming Building Design and Construction is revealing new information about the factors influencing Canada’s building owners, architects, designers, contractors and public health...

Categories: News

Hatch announces new joint venture in China

September 9, 2016 -

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attended a commercial signing ceremony in Shanghai which marked the formal establishment of a new joint venture between Hatch and the Zhongshe Baiqi Joint Investment Development Co. Ltd. The newly-formed Hatch Beijing Environment & Technology Co. Ltd. (HBET)...

Categories: News

Canada, Alberta reach $1.08 billion bilateral agreement

September 1, 2016 -

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...

Categories: News

Executive summary of Fenn's report on infrastructure

August 4, 2016 -

This is the executive summary of the recently released report “Megatrends: The Impact of Infrastructure on Ontario’s and Canada’s Future.” The report was written by Michael Fenn, whose extensive career in public service includes stints as a former Ontario deputy minister, and founding CEO...

Categories: News

Mega Decisions

October 10, 2014 -

Enbridge Inc.’s Northern Gateway Project has been a hot topic for more than a decade now, and there still doesn’t seem to be any light at the end of the tunnel. Originally proposed in 2004, the $6.5-billion pipeline project would consist of twin pipelines running 1,177 kilometres from Northern...

Categories: Features

March 26-28, 2014: GLOBE 2014

August 29, 2013 -

Where: Vancouver Convention Centre Organization: Globe Foundation Website: As North America’s largest and longest-running conference and exposition series dedicated to the business of the environment, GLOBE 2014, being held March 26-28, 2014 in Vancouver, Canada, has...

Categories: Events

Architects, Engineers Rock Out to Support Trees Ontario

April 23, 2013 -

Architects, engineers, developers, and contractors gathered at Toronto’s Courthouse Nightclub last week to give back to the planet (and express their inner Jimi Hendrix). The Smith + Andersen jam session showcased talent from some of Toronto’s most well-respected architectural firms and raised enough...

Categories: Ontario

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