Infrastructure

Surrey infrastructure

Construction Business

Surrey awards three major infrastructure projects

The City of Surrey has awarded contracts for three major infrastructure projects from the Surrey Invests initiative.
Ontario's civic building inventory scrutinized for asset condition

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Civic building inventory lags on capital repair

Ontario’s civic building inventory has fallen the farthest behind on capital repair among seven categories of municipal infrastructure assets scrutinized in a newly released report from the Financial Accountability Office of Ontario.
burnaby overpass

Construction Business

Funding for Burnaby pedestrian overpass

The governments of Canada, British Columbia and the City of Burnaby announced funding for a pedestrian and cyclist overpass over Highway 1.
eastern Ontario

REMI Network

Facilities get COVID funding boost across eastern Ontario

More than $22 million in infrastructure upgrades will be shared among municipalities across eastern Ontario to protect the health and well-being of residents.
Kitchener

REMI Network

Brand new aquatic centre coming to Kitchener

Construction of a new aquatic centre at RBJ Schlegel Park will bring greater access to recreational facilities for the community of Kitchener, Ont., by way of a multi-level government investment announced today.
Ottawa channels COVID-19 resilience funds to public washrooms, active transportation and building upgrades

Canadian Facility Management & Design

COVID-19 resilience funds disbursed to Ottawa

$11.2 million will be allocated throughout Ottawa’s 23 city wards and put toward outdoor recreational facilities, pedestrian safety measures, and HVAC and digital connectivity upgrades in community centres and other municipal buildings.
Saskatchewan to tax EV owners for road upkeep

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Saskatchewan to tax EV owners for road upkeep

The 2021-22 Saskatchewan budget also commits more than $937 million to upgrade the provincial electricity system and nearly $175 million to underwrite an electricity rebate for SaskPower customers.
Lafarge

Construction Business

Lafarge Canada starts highway improvements

Lafarge Canada’s Northern Alberta construction team is undertaking upgrades at the Highway 19 and Highway 60 intersections west of Edmonton.
western civil

Construction Business

EllisDon’s Western Civil group operates separately

EllisDon's Western Civil Group has separated out from under the Buildings Group umbrella to operate as a separate entity.
Nadia Todorova

REMI Network

RCCAO appoints Nadia Todorova executive director

Nadia Todorova has been appointed as executive director of the Residential and Civil Construction Alliance of Ontario (RCCAO), a leading industry advocate for infrastructure investment.
Expansions at two existing correctional facilities meant to ease overcrowding for Northwest Ontario inmates

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Northwest Ontario inmates await needed space

Work will soon be underway to ease overcrowding at two Northwest Ontario correctional facilities in the interim before a planned new 325-inmate complex is built in the region.
climate economic

Construction Business

Economic recovery program addresses climate change

Funding from StrongerBC: BC’s Economic Recovery Plan for the Climate Adaptation Program will increase roadway resiliency.
Tamara Vrooman has advised the government to support deep retrofits via the Canada Infrastructure Bank

Canadian Property Management

New CIB chair is supporter of deep retrofits

Tamara Vrooman brings leadership experience in the private and public sectors to her new role as chair of the Canada Infrastructure Bank.
Canada Kamloops centre

Construction Business

Canada Games Aquatic Centre opens in Kamloops

The Canada Games Aquatic Centre Infrastructure Improvement Project in Kamloops has officially reached completion.
Throne Speech pledges to build back better from COVID-19

Canadian Property Management

Throne Speech pledges to build back better

Infrastructure investment and climate risk mitigation are key to the Canadian government’s goal to create one million jobs and rebound from the economic slump of COVID-19.
public transit

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Research to gauge returns on public transit

COVID-19 has forced Canada’s transit authorities to grapple with the twin challenges of public health logistics and declining revenues. A new stream of federal infrastructure spending will target pandemic-resilient infrastructure.
flooding

REMI Network

High-rise builders flagged in new flooding insight

Little has been invested in underground infrastructure to increase capacity when it comes to Toronto's aging sewage and stormwater pipes.