Investments
November 19, 2015 - The provincial government is investing $560 million in highway infrastructure projects in Northern Ontario in 2015-16 through the Northern Highways Program.
November 9, 2015 - The Government of Alberta will begin consultations in 2016 with municipal partners and key stakeholders to restore the Strategic Transportation Infrastructure Program (STIP) beginning with the 2017-2018 fiscal year. Funding for this important program was cut in 2013 by the previous government. Under restored funding, $100 million will be made available between 2017 and 2019.
November 6, 2015 - The Manitoba government is again releasing the list of tenders for upcoming core infrastructure projects early to give the construction industry time to prepare for another record season of building highways, roads and bridges across the province in 2016, Infrastructure and Transportation Minister Steve Ashton said.
October 5, 2015 – More than $69 million in new funding has been announced for highway projects throughout central Ontario.
October 5, 2015 - The Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure is releasing its fall tender plan, announcing more than $174 million of highway work for the 2016 construction season.
August 4, 2015 – The Government of Canada announced funding for the upgrade and expansion of Highway 1 near Revelstoke that will increase safety for all drivers and improve the efficiency of this important regional and trans-provincial route.
August 4, 2015 - The federal government announced funding of up to $582.9 million for the Southwest Calgary Ring Road Project under the National Infrastructure Component of the New Building Canada Fund. The work will ease congestion, reduce travel times and improve safety on the highway commonly known as the Stoney Trail.
July 17, 2015 - The federal government has announced funding of up to $7,476,919 under the New Building Canada Plan for Prince Edward Island’s 2015 Highway Rehabilitation Project.
July 14, 2015 – The federal government has announced that it will provide $389,681,000 in federal funding for Phase 3 of the redevelopment of Highway 85, under the National Infrastructure Component of the New Building Canada Fund. The Government of Quebec's contribution of $557,649,000 also reaffirms the project as priority under the 2015-2025 Québec Infrastructure Plan. Construction work on this segment of the highway will begin in 2017.
As the province of Alberta readied for the 2015 road construction season, they were faced with declining budgets from the economic slowdown caused by the decline in the oil and gas industry. The booming builder of road infrastructure in Canada faced an uncertain future compounded by a change in political direction provincially, and potentially federally, threatening to change spending priorities for infrastructure development.
June 8, 2015 - SaskLink Global Transportation Partners (SGTP) has been selected to partner with the Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure to build the new Regina Bypass as a design-build-finance-operate-maintain public-private partnership (P3). Once complete, the bypass will be the largest transportation infrastructure project in Saskatchewan’s history.
May 19, 2015 – The City of Thunder Bay will invest upwards of $40 million on infrastructure projects throughout the community during the 2015 construction season.
May 11, 2015 – The City of Edmonton will invest $451 million on 175 projects during the 2015 road construction season, which officially began last week.
May 5, 2015 – The City of Regina is proceeding with its largest road construction budget ever, with $27.1 million being spent during this construction season.
May 4, 2015 – Canada’s largest city will spend $270 million this year on the construction and rehabilitation of its roads, highways, and bridges.

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