April 25, 2008 -
The Government of Canada announced today that a contract has been awarded to start work on replacing the deck of Quebec’s Honore-Mercier Bridge.
“The Honore-Mercier Bridge is one of the busiest bridges in Quebec,” said federal minister of transport, infrastructure and communities, Lawrence Cannon...
March 28, 2008 -
Several provinces and one territory will receive funding for capital investments to improve public transit, federal government representatives announced yesterday. Nova Scotia will receive $14 million, said Peter McKay, Minister of National Defence and Minister of the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency...
March 18, 2008 -
Communities across British Columbia will benefit from more than $1 billion from the Gas Tax Fund (GTF) between 2010 and 2014, due to an agreement signed yesterday by the Government of Canada, the Province of British Columbia and the Union of British Columbia Municipalities (UBCM). British Columbia is...
March 5, 2008 -
A critical phase of Canada Line construction was completed yesterday, when the project's 440-tonne tunnel boring machine (TBM) broke through the ground into the future site of Canada Line's Waterfront Station. The breakthrough completes the second of two side-by-side bored tunnels from just south of...
February 21, 2008 -
The Mississauga bus rapid transit (BRT) project continued to move forward today with the official signing of contribution agreements between the Government of Canada, the City of Mississauga, GO Transit and the Province of Ontario.The agreements were signed at the Mississauga Transit garage by the Jim...
January 29, 2008 -
The Government of Canada is providing Tshiuetin Rail Transportation with up to $12 million in operating funding to continue passenger rail service between Sept-Iles and Schefferville, Quebec, until December 30, 2009, Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, announced today...
December 3, 2007 -
The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP) couldn’t have asked for a better turnout to
their 15th annual conference last week in Toronto. In fact, attendance was so high they had to create an overflow room for the more than 80 extra attendees.
Ministers Cannon and Flaherty...
November 15, 2007 -
“It is my pleasure to honour this year's award recipients who have each made remarkable contributions to the transportation sector,” said Lawrence Cannon, minister of Transportation, Infrastructure and Communities, before announcing the recipients of the 2007 Canadian Transportation Awards.
September 24, 2007 -
Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, has announced that a contract of close to $2.4 million has been awarded for the dredging of the port of Gros-Cacouna. This is on top of the close to $13 million in investments announce this past July for Quebec’s ports. Dredging...
August 31, 2007 -
Airports in Eastmain and Wemindji in Northern Quebec are going to see over one million dollars in repair work. "In addition to ensuring the safety of airport users, the investments will allow the airports to better meet the transportation needs for goods and people of these communities of Northern Quebec,"...