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REPORT | Canada-U.K. Transit to Net Zero

Designing Systems to Attract Ridership As towns and cities in the UK and Canada continue to grow, transit will play an increasingly…

Infrastructure Exchange – 9 Takeaways From The Road to Transit Electrification

Across North America, transit agencies are updating their fleets with low and zero emission buses. Electrification provides environmental benefits but can also…

Resetting the Relationship for Better Infrastructure

Governments and Industry Need to Move from Confrontation to Collaboration When it comes to building infrastructure, government and industry have an often…

Recommendations for COVID-19 Recovery in Infrastructure

The health and safety of employees is the overriding priority for companies in the infrastructure sector and member companies of the Future…

Alberta’s Balancing Act

As Alberta’s United Conservative Party government celebrates its first anniversary, it finds itself on a very different trajectory than anticipated last April.…

Op-ed: COVID-19 infrastructure stimulus needs short-term support for a long-term transformation

Infrastructure spending will play a big part in the economic recovery from COVID-19. Construction projects get people working, flow money to local…

Transit Oriented Development in Calgary

Major municipalities across Canada have embraced public transit. While local municipal governments have often championed new projects, in recent years there have…

Unlocking the opportunities of transit-oriented development

Since entering government, Ontario’s Progressive Conservatives have committed to improving infrastructure in the province, while also focusing on reducing the $15 billion…

2019 Ontario Budget

The Progressive Conservative government has set a fierce pace in rolling out their policy agenda since winning a majority at the June…

Roundtable: US Lessons from Canada’s P3 Model

The U.S. Consulate in Toronto and Global Public Affairs hosted this event to hear from a select group of U.S. infrastructure leaders…

The “What” and the “How” of Infrastructure in Alberta

In spring 2015, Alberta underwent a momentous change as the decades-old Progress Conservative (PC) government was unseated by the New Democrat Party…

2017 Federal Budget

Key Budget 2017 Federal Infrastructure Investment: Commitments 2017-2022 Federal Budget: II The first budget set out by a new government is usually…

The Quebec Moment

Does the Quebec Election Mark a Watershed for Politics and Infrastructure? There was a time when elections meant the knives were drawn…

What Lies Beneath: The State of Ontario’s Underground Infrastructure

Over the last decade, Ontario’s 444 municipalities have made substantial progress in better understanding the state of their infrastructure. As data on…

Delivering Clean Water Event Report

The Infrastructure Lab aims to share good ideas. We were fortunate to kick off our activities with an excellent panel discussion on…

Learning from Crossrail

Canada is embarking on an unprecedented $600-800 billion program of infrastructure investment that incorporates all levels of government from coast to coast,…

The Infrastructure for Infrastructure

  The steps governments should take to build a coherent and effective infrastructure policy – David Caplan Election year is the traditional time…

Global Public Affairs Launches the Infrastructure Lab

Platform to Share Ideas and get Better Value from Infrastructure Investment With billions of dollars in spending promised over the coming years,…

Balancing Act

Properly maintained water and wastewater systems underpin our quality of life. Most Canadians are unaware of the poor condition of these systems…

Unlocking The Ring of Fire

In 2007, Noront Resources Ltd. announced the discovery of a massive deposit of chromite, nickel, copper, and other minerals in the James…

Too Big To Fail

Large-scale infrastructure projects from procurement to completion are becoming increasingly complicated and risky in Canada. Local opposition, and the political response it…

Want Transit? Vote on it.

Hemmed between the Fraser River, the Salish Sea, and some of the most beautiful national parks in Canada, Vancouver is a beautiful…

Inside our Federal Infrastructure Expectations

During Canada’s 2015 federal election, you couldn’t open a newspaper or turn on the TV without hearing the party leaders talk about…

Hydro Horizon

I once heard the hydroelectric sector described as oatmeal, a good and hearty source of energy, just not very interesting. In Canada, it…

Canada’s P3 Landscape

Infrastructure has at last become sexy—in political circles at least. With a yawning infrastructure gap and votes to play for in the…

Power Shift

The dramatic shift in Alberta’s political landscape in 2015 was considered seismic at the time. Rachel Notley’s New Democratic Party (NDP) came…