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Renewing water infrastructure

The construction of water infrastructure across the country has accelerated in recent years. Canada’s latest Core Public Infrastructure Survey found that an average of...

Canada must climate-proof its infrastructure investments: Report

A new report from the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), prepared with support from Infrastructure Canada, makes one thing clear: how we create and maintain...

Proactive Measures Needed for Addressing Water Infrastructure Assets

Canada’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic put our critical infrastructure to the test. One major aspect of that was municipal water systems and its...

Construction Industry Action to Build Safe and Inclusive Workplaces

Developers, contractors, unions, associations, and workers involved in the construction of large and critical infrastructure projects are uniting in a growing coalition to support...

Tamara Vrooman Appointed as Chairperson of Canada Infrastructure Bank

Infrastructure and Communities Minister Catherine McKenna has announced the appointment of Tamara Vrooman as chairperson of the Canada Infrastructure Bank, effective January 27, 2021. “Tamara...

Top Five Infrastructure Stories of 2020

1. Investments in Natural Infrastructure Have Significant Economic Returns: Report Canada’s built, or ‘grey,’ infrastructure requires an estimated investment of $5.3 billion per year in order to keep...

Governments of Canada and Alberta Invest in Water Infrastructure

Funding for five water infrastructure projects has been announced by the governments of Canada and Alberta. “Clean drinking water and effective wastewater treatment are essential...

Nova Scotia Provides Funding to Support Municipal Infrastructure

Fifteen projects in Nova Scotia will receive funding to help mitigate flood risk and support municipal infrastructure. This includes $675,477 for 10 projects under the...

Cold Lake South, Alta. to Undertake Water Reservoir Modernization Project

One of two water reservoirs in Cold Lake South, Alberta will be modernized so that it can continue to supply residents with water during...

Thunder Bay Launches Loan Program to Support Replacement of Lead Pipes

Thunder Bay’s City Council approved an interest-free loan program on June 22, 2020. The program will allow property owners to borrow funds from the...

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