Investments
A new, landmark agreement for key public-sector infrastructure projects in B.C. will deliver good-paying jobs, better training and apprenticeships, and more trades opportunities for Indigenous peoples, women and youth around the province.
Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, on behalf of the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, recently announced a major investment of $102.5 million for a project that will reduce the cost of essential goods and help local businesses compete by moving goods to market.
June 15, 2018 — The Manitoba government is accepting expressions of interest (EOI) from across the province to identify priority cost-shared infrastructure projects, Municipal Relations Minister Jeff Wharton announced at the Midwestern June District Meeting.
May 30, 2018 - The quality of Canada's transportation infrastructure and the efficiency of the country's trade corridors are key to the success of Canadian firms in the global marketplace. The Government of Canada supports infrastructure projects that create quality middle-class jobs and boost economic growth.
May 28, 2018 - Budget 2018 includes a $90-million investment in the Highway 38 bridge across the North Saskatchewan River, south of Redwater, that will be upgraded to carry heavy and oversized loads. The new bridge will establish a critical link in Alberta’s High Load Corridor, saving heavily loaded trucks about 200 kilometres of travel.
May 23, 2018 - MHCA’s campaign to drive home to the taxpayers the real cost of cutting the highways budget has made an impact on government.
May 11, 2018 - More than 500 projects across Alberta will enhance and expand roads and bridges and support water management infrastructure. The wide-ranging work will improve connections between communities, promote safer travel, increase flood mitigation and strengthen key economic corridors.
May 4, 2018 - The Manitoba Heavy Construction Association (MHCA) is continuing to press, including through meeting with provincial ministers, for a restoration of Manitoba Infrastructure’s highways capital budget, after a series of deep cuts since 2016.
May 2, 2018 - A resurfacing project on Highway 5 near Barriere is now underway, marking the beginning of a busy season of resurfacing in the southern Interior region, covering more than 450 kilometres of highways and side roads.
April 18, 2018 - The City of Montreal has announced that it will spend $1.2 billion in 2018 to repair roads and water-related infrastructure.
April 12, 2018 – The provincial and federal governments are investing over $180 million to twin two sections of Route 11.
March 21, 2018 - After careful analysis, the province is making up to $8.9 million available to help Carillion Canada continue its highway maintenance operations in Alberta, pay its employees and keep doing business with suppliers. The company is responsible for roughly 43 per cent of the provincial highway network.
March 20, 2018 - The governments of Canada and Quebec are investing in transportation infrastructure throughout the province to improve the flow of goods and all road users.
February 28, 2018 - The provincial government is partnering with the City of Miramichi to fund the reconstruction of part of Route 117 this summer. It is part of a $30-million investment in transportation infrastructure in the Greater Miramichi region.
February 6, 2018 - Navigating the future was the theme of the Ontario Road Builders’ Association’s 91st Annual ORBA Convention & AGM held at The Fairmont Royal York in Toronto on Feb. 5 and 6.

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