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RFQ for Ontario bridge P3
Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and the Ministry of Transportation (MTO) have released a request for qualifications (RFQ) to prequalify project teams to deliver the QEW Garden City Skyway - Bridge Twinning project in the Regional Municipality of Niagara, Ontario.
Episode 8: A Canadian special as we reflect on the 30th annual CCPPP conference in Toronto; including the challenges facing the market and analyzing the Ottawa LRT Commission’s report
The team report from Canada this episode after a busy and different Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships Annual Conference in Toronto. From O&M to progressive P3s, Canada continues to drive conversations, and the market, forward.
Ontario Teachers’ appoints sustainable investments lead
Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board has appointed a new senior managing director and global head of sustainable investing.
Interview: SaskBuilds deputy minister Kyle Toffan on the province’s infrastructure prospects
P3 Bulletin editor Paul Jarvis speaks to Kyle Toffan, Deputy Minister of SaskBuilds and Procurement, at the Government of Saskatchewan
Advisor appointed to Alberta P3 review
The Government of Alberta has appointed advisors to help review its P3 approach as it looks to ramp up its usage.
Canadian infrastructure agencies: Eastern progress and Western promise
The annual Canadian Council for PPPs (CCPPP) conference exposed the disparities in the infrastructure market across the country
‘Adversarial relationship’ damaged Ottawa LRT P3
The final report of the Ottawa Light Rail Transit (LRT) Commission has found “persistent failures in leadership, partnership and communications” on the project.
IO tenders next progressive P3
Infrastructure Ontario (IO) has released a request for proposals (RFP) on its Ottawa Hospital P3.
IO releases small projects management PIN
Infrastructure Ontario (IO) has released a prior information notice (PIN) as it prepares to look for a small projects management partner.
Ontario’s Highway 3 DBF down to two
Two teams have submitted proposals for Infrastructure Ontario’s Highway 3 Widening Project, with an Aecon-Plenary team choosing not to continue in the race.
Canada shortlists P3 advisors
Infrastructure Canada has shortlisted five teams to advise on future P3s.
Energy transition ‘expanding P3 definition’
Efforts to move economies away from reliance on carbon-based energy sources are helping to redefine what constitutes a P3, the Canadian Infrastructure Bank chief executive has said.
O&M’s critical role in P3s a dominant theme at CCPPP 2022
The importance of operations and maintenance (O&M) as part of the significant benefits that a P3 can offer was a key theme during this year’s Canadian Council for PPPs (CCPPP) conference in Toronto.
“When did the F in DBF become silent?”
A P3 expert has called into question the ‘value of finance’ in P3 projects while the industry is wrestling with issues such as inflation and supply chain problems.
Infra investors bullish despite rate rises, says industry
Infrastructure investors are calling for more P3 projects to come forward in Canada as appetite remains strong despite major rate rises from the central bank, an industry expert has said.
EXCLUSIVE: Ontario infra minister “closely watching” development of progressive model
Ontario infrastructure minister Kinga Surma has told P3 Bulletin that the government is watching how the progressive P3 model is developing to see whether it is “achieving our aims”.
Canada’s High Frequency Rail procurement to offer ‘more flexibility’
The Canadian government’s ambitious High Frequency Rail (HFR) project will use a progressive P3 model that offers the private sector “more flexibility than we have seen in almost any other project”, it has been claimed.
CCPPP’s Mitchell: We are the nation builders
Lisa Mitchell, president and chief executive of the Canadian Council for PPPs (CCPPP), has issued a rallying call to the industry at the opening of this year’s annual conference.
FC for C$9bn Ontario Line P3 package
Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have reached financial close with the winner of its $9bn Ontario Line rolling stock P3.
Bids in for Ontario light rail tunnel P3
Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have received two bids for the second tunnel package on the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension (ECWE).
CIB looks to accelerate indigenous infra with new program
The Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) has partnered with non-profit AFOA Canada and TD Bank Group to develop and train skills needed to drive indigenous infrastructure development.
New book examines PPP performance
A new book has been published by a group of academics that provides an in-depth look at the perceived performance advantage of PPPs.
IO appoints PMIS provider
Infrastructure Ontario (IO) has appointed a provider of capital programs and construction project management information solutions (PMIS) to track its investment program.
Ontario Line South P3 contract awarded
Infrastructure Ontario and Metrolinx have awarded the contract for the $6bn Ontario Line Southern Civil, Stations and Tunnel (South Civil) package.
RFP issued for Ontario hospital P3
Infrastructure Ontario and the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) have issued the request for proposals to the three teams shortlisted on 1Door4Care: CHEO Integrated Treatment Centre P3.
Looking Ahead to the New Global Minimum Tax
There is growing consensus around the benefits that a global taxation system could bring to governments around the world. But how would such a premise affect the P3 market?
P3 mooted for Newfoundland hospital
A P3 approach could be used to deliver a new hospital in St John’s Newfoundland & Labrador’s premier has said.
Aecom hires former Toronto Transit chief
Consultancy Aecom has appointed a former chief executive of the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) as vice president of government relations and transit market sector lead for its Canadian transportation business.
Canada eyes January tender for High Frequency Rail
The Canadian government has issued an update on its High Frequency Rail P3 project, outlining the procurement timeline and confirming a “high level” of interest in the scheme.
Uncertainty over Halifax Infirmary P3
The future of the Halifax Infirmary P3 project in Nova Scotia is unclear, after the only bidder for the scheme is believed not to have met the deadline for its final submission.
CIB invests in SMR
The Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) has committed C$970m to the development of Canada’s first small modular reactor (SMR) nuclear facility.
CIB hires P3 expert
The Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) has hired a P3 expert to charge up its clean energy team.
Alberta to ramp up P3 use
The Government of Alberta is looking for consultants to conduct a review of its P3 plans in order to scale up the models use.
Montreal hospital stake acquisition falls through
BBGI's planned acquisition of OHL's 25% share in the Center Hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal (CHUM) P3 has fallen through.
Two bids for Ontario hospital P3
Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Niagara Health have received two bids for the Niagara South Hospital Project P3 project, with a third team dropping out.
Second Trillium healthcare RFP released
Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Trillium Health Partners have released a request for proposals (RFP) to a single bidder on the Trillium Broader Redevelopment Project.
John Laing boosts North American P3 team
Developer John Laing has added three members to its P3 and infrastructure teams across the US and Canada.
One in for IO’s Mississauga hospital P3
One bidder has submitted a proposal to deliver the Peter Gilgan Mississauga Hospital project under Infrastructure Ontario’s (IO) progressive P3 model.
CIB launches green vehicle initiative
The Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) has unveiled a $500m plan to accelerate private sector rollout of electric vehicle charging facilities and hydrogen refuelling stations.
Infra BC seeks transportation AVP
British Columbia’s infrastructure agency is seeking an assistant vice president to focus on its transportation work.