Investments
May 10, 2017 - Three years ago, Cruickshank Construction had a real problem with its idling time. In August 2014, the Kingston, Ont.-based company’s fleet was running upwards of 40 per cent idle time. Jason Makin, vice-president of materials and logistics with the firm knew this was not a sustainable practice, so he began researching ways to improve operator efficiencies.
May 8, 2017 - The feds are looking for leaders to run the Canada Infrastructure Bank.
May 5, 2017 - Premier Brian Pallister sent a clear sign his government is open for and to business this week, sending out a request for proposals for a business case on using P3s to construct four public schools across the province.
April 20, 2017 - The governments of Canada and Alberta are investing in well-planned infrastructure that will make it easier to move people and products across the country, while supporting sustained economic growth and productivity for years to come.
April 3, 2017 - The governments of Canada and British Columbia announced a joint investment of over $92.6 million to expand and upgrade a major section of the Trans-Canada Highway east of Chase. Work will include expanding a 3.1-kilometre stretch of highway from two lanes to four between Chase West and Jade Mountain, upgrading the bridge at Chase Creek and constructing access improvements at Shuswap Avenue East, Mattey’s Road and Coburn Street.
March 28, 2017 - The British Columbia government has committed $113 million in its share of funding for Phase 2 of the Trans-Canada Six-Laning – Fraser Valley Project.
March 27, 2017 - The Prince George Airport will receive $1,931,458 in funding from the B.C. Air Access Program this year, announced MLA for Prince George-Valemount Shirley Bond and MLA for Prince George-Mackenzie Mike Morris, on behalf of Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Todd Stone.
March 23, 2017 - The much-needed project involves construction of a second bridge crossing the North Saskatchewan River at the southern entrance to the City of Fort Saskatchewan and twinning the remaining two-lane section of Highway 15 towards Edmonton. The project will improve safety, alleviate congestion and create hundreds of jobs over the next few years.
March 22, 2017 - Vernon Regional Airport will receive $823,700 in funding from the B.C. Air Access Program this year for runway rehabilitation, announced MLA for Vernon-Monashee Eric Foster on behalf of Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Todd Stone.
March 21, 2017 - A new survey released today by a broad consortium of both public and private sector transportation organizations found that more than nine in 10 Ontarians (96%) support government investment in transportation infrastructure, and among those surveyed, ranked investments in roads and bridges as No. 2 on their list of top infrastructure spending priorities. 
March 14, 2016 - The Government of Canada has announced that it will invest $1.8 million toward infrastructure and planning projects for Lennox Island First Nation, a Mi’Kmaq community in P.E.I. 
March 3, 2017 - Road improvements totalling $9 million will get underway this spring in B.C. that will result in safer conditions in the Cariboo communities of Quesnel, Barkerville and surrounding areas.  
February 27, 2017 - The British Columbia government outlined a new safety improvement plan for the Sea to Sky Highway through the community of Lions Bay, which includes the installation of 1.4 kilometres of concrete median barrier.
February 24, 2017 - The upcoming construction season will bring safer travelling conditions to an important route linking the Okanagan to West Kootenay, as two projects get underway on Highway 6.
February 16, 2017 - Ontario Ministry of Transportation's director of its investment strategies branch Shael Gwartz offered an update on the Ontario Provincial Highway Program to close to 300 attendees at the 2017 Ontario Stone, Sand & Gravel Association convention and annual general meeting, taking place from Feb. 15 to 17 at the The Westin Ottawa in Ottawa, Ont.

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