2017 News

News Release - The Majority of Canadians Support Tolls

Posted on 1/18/2017
A recent survey conducted by Nanos Research says 64% of Canadians prefer paying tolls rather than higher taxes or going into debt in order to cover the costs of public infrastructure.

News Release - Newfoundland and Labrador Announces a New P3 Healthcare Facility

Posted on 1/23/2017
CCPPP supports and applauds the Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, and his government for committing to build a new long-term care home in Corner Brook. Construction of the facility is to begin in the fall of this year.

News Release - International Survey Launched on Operational P3s

Posted on 2/3/2017
Service Works Global (SWG), in collaboration with P3 Bulletin and CCPPP announced the launch of a new survey, exploring the operational phase of P3 projects

CCPPP's Response to 2017 Federal Budget

Posted on 3/23/2017
CCPPP welcomes the 2017 Federal Budget and the federal government’s continued commitment to address Canada’s infrastructure deficit, targeting investments in several key areas

The Canada Infrastructure Bank – Enabling Transformational Infrastructure

Posted on 4/18/2017
A message from Infrastructure and Communities Minister Amarjeet Sohi on the Canada Infrastructure Bank

News Release - A CCPPP Statement on the Ontario Budget

Posted on 4/27/2017
CCPPP applauds the Ontario government’s commitment to a balanced budget for 2017-18. The Council is particularly pleased to see the creation of a Long-Term Infrastructure Plan and an increase of $30 billion in infrastructure investments

Ontario Introduces Balanced Budget, Increases Infrastructure Investment by $30 Billion

Posted on 4/28/2017
Ontario has introduced a balanced budget for 2017. It increases investments by $30 billion over the remainder of the 13-year infrastructure plan, making significant investments in transportation and transit projects throughout the province.

News Release - Manitoba Studies P3 Option to Build New Schools

Posted on 5/3/2017
CCPPP applauds the Manitoba government's decision to issue a request for proposals (RFP) to develop a P3 business case and financial advisory services to construct four new schools with a total value of more than $100 million.

Government Launches Leadership Search for Canada Infrastructure Bank

Posted on 5/8/2017
As part of the Government of Canada’s historic Investing in Canada plan to invest over $180 billion in infrastructure, the Canada Infrastructure Bank is a new tool for provincial, territorial, and municipal partners to finance infrastructure.

News Release - CCPPP Strongly Supports the CIB to be Located in Toronto

Posted on 5/8/2017
The federal government’s decision to locate the Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) in Toronto is an important and welcome step forward according to CCPPP.

Editorial - Building More through the Canada Infrastructure Bank

Posted on 5/22/2017
Canada needs more infrastructure. As presented, the Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) would be a useful tool to do just that. Some estimates suggest Canada is facing an infrastructure deficit of $1 trillion.

Survey Reveals Trends in Operational P3 Projects

Posted on 6/14/2017
A recent international survey of operational P3 projects has revealed insights into the factors which are driving successful P3 contracts in Canada and outlined the risk factors that can compromise long-term project success.

CCPPP Applauds Appointment of Chair of Canada Infrastructure Bank

Posted on 7/10/2017
The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP) congratulates Janice Fukakusa on her appointment as the inaugural Chair of the Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB).

Editorial - Private Sector Will and Must Play A Larger Role Building Public Infrastructure

Posted on 8/3/2017
The private sector will and must play a larger role in the design, build, financing, maintenance, operation and in some instances even the ownership of future projects. So it is important to understand the tools available to governments.

Introducing P3 SPECTRUM - Canada's Comprehensive Source for P3 Project Info

Posted on 9/13/2017
CCPPP is pleased to announce the launch of our brand new project database – P3 SPECTRUM. It’s the most comprehensive compendium of P3 projects in Canada.

The Honourable Jane Philpott Delivers Opening Keynote Address at P3 2017

Posted on 10/4/2017
CCPPP is pleased to announce the Honourable Jane Philpott, Canada’s Minister of Indigenous Services, will present the Opening Keynote address at CCPPP’s 25th Annual Conference on Monday, November 6th, 2017 in Toronto.

CCPPP and S&P Global Report: Governments Should Consider P3 Bundling

Posted on 10/4/2017
A joint report by CCPPP and S&P Global indicates “bundling of infrastructure assets, when done correctly, has untapped potential in Canada to get more infrastructure built, faster and with savings to taxpayers.”

Janice Fukakusa to Deliver Keynote Speech at P3 2017

Posted on 10/13/2017
CCPPP is pleased to welcome Janice Fukakusa, inaugural Chair of the Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) as a keynote speaker at CCPPP’s 25th Annual Conference on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 in Toronto.

Salim Ismail to Deliver Keynote Speech at P3 2017

Posted on 10/19/2017
CCPPP is pleased to announce Salim Ismail will present a luncheon keynote address at CCPPP’s 25th Annual Conference on Monday, November 6, 2017 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel.

Announcing The Urban Infrastructure Super Session at P3 2017

Posted on 10/24/2017
CCPPP is pleased to announce the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Canada’s Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and His Worship John Tory, Mayor of the City of Toronto will participate in the Urban Infrastructure Super Session at CCPPP’s 25th Annual