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News Release - Saskatchewan Voters Say Yes To Public-Private Partnerships

Posted on 5/24/2017
The people of Saskatchewan have made it abundantly clear in this election that they support the use of public-private partnerships, (P3s), to design, build, finance and perhaps maintain and operate some of the largest and most complex infrastructure

Bruce Power and SNC-Lavalin Agreement to Create Jobs and Boost Ontario's Economy

Posted on 5/24/2017
A framework agreement of up to $400 million has been signed between two Ontario-based nuclear organizations that will create jobs and bring major long-term economic benefits to the province.

An Interview with Tom Ridge on Cyber Threats

Posted on 5/24/2017
In an interview with CCPPP, the former Governor of Pennsylvania and first US Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge says “the fifth dimension of warfare is the digital space"

News Release - Celebrating Innovation in the Healthcare Sector

Posted on 5/24/2017
The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships, (CCPPP) congratulates the staff and leadership team at Women’s College Hospital in Toronto on the official opening of the “Hospital of the Future”.

News Release - Infrastructure & P3s: The Federal Plan to Strengthen Canada's Economic Future

Posted on 5/24/2017
CCPPP is pleased to welcome the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Canada’s Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, to the 24th Annual CCPPP National Conference – INNOVATING OUR FUTURE on Tuesday, November 15th, 2016.

News Release - CCPPP Announces 2016 National Awards Recipients

Posted on 5/24/2017
CCPPP is pleased to announce the recipients of the CCPPP 2016 National Awards for Innovation and Excellence in Public-Private Partnerships.

News Release - P3's Bridging the Infrastructure Gap in First Nations Communities

Posted on 5/24/2017
The report entitled P3s: Bridging the First Nations Infrastructure Gap is identifies innovative ways, including P3s, to provide drinking water, affordable housing and all-season roads to First Nations

CCPPP Welcomes Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne to the 24th Annual National Conference

Posted on 5/24/2017
CCPPP is pleased to welcome Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne to the 24th Annual National Conference – INNOVATING OUR FUTURE – on November 14 at the Sheraton Centre Hotel in downtown Toronto.

News Release - An Historic Investment in Canada’s Infrastructure

Posted on 5/24/2017
The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP) commends the Government of Canada for its historic commitment of more than $120 billion over 10 years in infrastructure investments announced in its 2016 budget.

News Release - Ohio Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor to Deliver Keynote at P3 2016

Posted on 5/24/2017
CCPPP is pleased to announce Mary Taylor, the 65th Lieutenant Governor of Ohio, will deliver a keynote address on November 15, 2016 at P3 2016

News Release - The Honourable Gordon Wyant to Deliver Keynote Address at P3 Fundamentals

Posted on 5/24/2017
CCPPP is pleased to welcome the Honourable Gordon Wyant, Saskatchewan’s Minister of Justice and Attorney General, and Minister Responsible for SaskBuilds, as our keynote speaker at P3 FUNDAMENTALS

News Release - Canada-US Relations and the Need for Long-Term Economic and Infrastructure Security

Posted on 5/24/2017
Canada’s Ambassador to the USA, Mr. David MacNaughton, will deliver a keynote address at the 24th Annual CCPPP Conference on November 15th, 2016 at the Sheraton Centre Hotel in downtown Toronto.

News Release - Securing Success for PPP Contracts in their Operational Phase

Posted on 11/14/2016
The publication, Cost Control and Financial Awareness in the Operational Phase of PPPs, reviews the key challenges and examines solutions for addressing them, focusing on creating strong and enduring relationships between the public and private secto

News Release - CCPPP Announces the 2016 Champion Award Recipient

Posted on 11/10/2016
CCPPP is pleased to announce the 2016 recipient of the Champion Award is Paul Dunstan – recently retired President and CEO of Plenary Canada.

Southwest Calgary Ring Road Receives CCPPP Award for Innovation and Excellence in P3s

Posted on 11/8/2016
CCPPP is proud to announce that the Southwest Calgary Ring Road project is the Gold Award recipient in the Financing category of the 2016 National Awards for Innovation and Excellence in P3s

Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital Receives CCPPP Award for Innovation and Excellence in P3s

Posted on 11/8/2016
CCPPP is proud to announce that the New Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital is the Gold Award recipient in the Infrastructure category of the 2016 National Awards for Innovation and Excellence in P3s

Women’s College Hospital Redevelopment Receives CCPPP Award for Innovation and Excellence

Posted on 11/8/2016
CCPPP is proud to announce that the Women’s College Hospital Redevelopment Project is the Silver Award recipient in the Project Development category of the 2016 National Awards for Innovation and Excellence in P3s

The Meadows, Swift Current Long-Term Care Centre Receives CCPPP Award for Innovation and Excellence

Posted on 11/8/2016
CCPPP is proud to announce that The Meadows, Swift Current Long-Term Care Centre is the Silver Award recipient in the Infrastructure category of the 2016 National Awards for Innovation and Excellence in P3s

News Release - Transportation 2030: The Federal Government Plan to Get Canada Moving

Posted on 11/8/2016
CCPPP is pleased to welcome The Hon. Marc Garneau, Canada’s Transport Minister, as the opening keynote speaker at the 24th Annual CCPPP National Conference – INNOVATING OUR FUTURE on Monday, November 14th, 2016

Ontario’s Forensic Services and Coroner’s Complex Receives CCPPP Award for Innovation and Excellence

Posted on 11/8/2016
CCPPP is proud to announce that the Forensic Services and Coroner’s Complex, (FSCC), in Ontario is the Silver Award recipient in the Service Delivery category of the 2016 National Awards for Innovation and Excellence in P3s

Evaluations of Canadian P3 Projects Have Missed a Significant Value

Posted on 11/7/2016
A new report from the Canadian Centre for Economic Analysis analyzing the economic impacts of P3s quantifies the significant economic value from delivering such assets for public use sooner.

News Release - Public-Private Partnerships in Latin America and the Caribbean

Posted on 9/29/2016
CCPPP is pleased to announce Luis Alberto Moreno, President of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will present a keynote address at the CCPPP’s 24th annual national conference – Innovating Our Future.

News Release - Shared Risk: Protecting Critical Infrastructure in the Digital Age

Posted on 9/27/2016
Tom Ridge, the former Governor of Pennsylvania and the first Secretary of Homeland Security in the United States will present his keynote speech Shared Risk: Protecting Critical Infrastructure in the Digital Age - at the 24th Annual CCPPP Conference

News Release - CCPPP Announces Programming for the 24th Annual Conference - Innovating Our Future

Posted on 9/12/2016
CCPPP is pleased to announce the program agenda for its 24th Annual National Conference – “Innovating Our Future”. The conference will take place at the Sheraton Centre in downtown Toronto, Ontario on November 14 and 15, 2016.

Why Canadians Support Public-Private Partnerships

Posted on 6/29/2016
It probably speaks to the view that Canadians believe there’s an infrastructure deficit and that it needs to be addressed. And they see that as good value for money – investing in infrastructure is something where they can see the benefits.

The World Learns About P3s from Canada

Posted on 6/6/2016
“Today, Canada is viewed globally as very best-in-class,” says Mark Romoff, president and CEO of the Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships, a not-for-profit organization promoting P3 infrastructure development.

Public-Private Partnerships - Creating Value Across Canada

Posted on 6/6/2016
P3s leverage private sector expertise in building public infrastructure resulting in $9.9 billion in total cost savings

Newfoundland and Labrador Considers P3 Options

Posted on 6/3/2016
Time is not a luxury that Newfoundland and Labrador’s new Transportation and Works minister has as he looks for solutions to his province’s infrastructure challenges. Yet he says time is what solutions will take.

P3 Comments Willfully Ignorant

Posted on 6/3/2016
Wayne Lucas’ opinion makes it clear that he neither understands public-­private partnerships nor is he concerned with the interests of Newfoundland and Labrador.

News Release - Statement in Response to Alberta's Arbitrary Ban on P3s

Posted on 4/29/2016
We are encouraged to hear Alberta Premier Notley has not given up entirely on public-private partnerships, (P3s). We are concerned, however, that the premier may not have been well briefed on the full benefits of the P3 approach.

Speech by Hon. Robert C McLeod at P3 Hub Canada

Posted on 4/19/2016
Speech by Hon. Robert C. McLeod, Minister of Finance, Government of the Northwest Territories, at P3 Hub Canada

Speech by Hon. Amarjeet Sohi at P3 Hub Canada

Posted on 4/19/2016
Speech by Hon. Amarjeet Sohi, Canada's Minister of Infrastructure and Communities at P3 Hub Canada

Best Practice P3 Procurement Report - Lessons from Canada

Posted on 3/31/2016
A report by the New Zealand Council for Infrastructure Development found that Canada's specialized government P3 agencies provide a single interface for the market, arrange financing and structure overall procurement seeking to achieve the best possi

News Release - Ontario Builds on Record Infrastructure Investments

Posted on 2/25/2016
The Government of Ontario has built upon record infrastructure investments with the release of Jobs for Today and Tomorrow: 2016 Ontario Budget. The Ontario government will spend $137B in infrastructure over the next 10 years, $3B more than the total

67% of Canadians Are Supportive of Public-Private Partnerships

Posted on 2/23/2016
Two out of three Canadians surveyed by Nanos Research support governments using public-private partnerships (P3s) to build infrastructure across the country. Sixty-seven per cent told the pollster they would support or somewhat support the use of P3

Creating An Effective Canadian Infrastructure Bank

Posted on 2/18/2016
This report commissioned by the Residential and Civil Construction Alliance of Ontario (RCCAO) provides an important starting point for discussions on establishing a Canadian Infrastructure Bank. It analyzes potential structures and outlines the bene

News Release - Saskatchewan Embraces Public-Private Partnerships

Posted on 1/28/2016
Saskatchewan is one of the most active P3 markets in Canada. The Hon. Dustin Duncan told a Regina gathering sponsored by CCPPP: "All of (Saskatchewan's) P3 projects are running on time and on budget."

2016 Canadian Infrastructure Report Card: Informing the Future

Posted on 1/18/2016
A report by Canadian construction associations and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) found that one-third of Canada's municipal infrastructure is in fair, poor or very poor condition. Based on a survey of municipalities, which own 60% o

Successful P3 to Provide Ontario with Clean, Reliable, Affordable Energy

Posted on 12/3/2015
The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP) congratulates Bruce Power, one of Canada's largest and most successful Public-Private Partnerships, and the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) for reaching an amended, long-term

Report: P3 Approach Superior to Traditional Procurement

Posted on 12/1/2015
A report by the Lawrence National Centre for Policy and Management compared the P3 approach to traditional procurement and found the P3 approach to be "generally superior" because it "brings to bear specialized expertise, due diligence and accountabi

Opinion Research Finds Canadians' Support P3s

Posted on 11/3/2015
CCPPP released two summary reports of public opinion research completed in 2015 by Nanos Research. Focus group research conducted in seven cities reinforced that Canadians understand and are supportive of P3 projects.

18th Annual Awards Celebrate Exceptional Innovation and Excellence in P3s

Posted on 10/28/2015
CCPPP is proud to announce the 2015 recipients of the National Awards for Innovation and Excellence in Public-Private Partnerships (P3s), including the 2015 P3 Champion.

Case Study: Bruce Power investment in public assets has delivered significant value to Ontario

Posted on 9/8/2015
A report released today concludes that Bruce Power's unique structure has helped Ontario achieve a number of key goals including keeping electricity prices low for families and businesses, helping ensure Ontarians have clean air to breathe while inje

News Release - New Public Transit Fund and P3 Funding A Game Changer

Posted on 6/18/2015
The Prime Minister's announcement of new government funding for transit puts Canada on the fast track. Projects over $1 billion will be eligible for funding from the Public Transit Fund and the Federal Government contribution will increase.

Ontario Transport Minister Discusses Importance of Transit Infrastructure Investments

Posted on 5/30/2015
The Honourable Steven Del Duca, Ontario's Minister of Transportation, discussed the importance of transit infrastructure investments to easing gridlock in the Greater Toronto-Hamilton Area (GTHA) at a speech to the Toronto Region Board of Trade on Ma

Mackenzie Valley Fibre Link Project Well Underway

Posted on 5/29/2015
The Mackenzie Valley Fibre Link (MVFL) project is a P3 involving the installation of 1,154 km of high-speed fibre optic telecommunications cable from McGill Lake to Inuvik in the Northwest Territories. It will connect communities along the Mackenzie

Preferred Proponent Selected for Regina Bypass Project

Posted on 5/29/2015
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, th

News Release - Ontario Makes Unprecedented Infrastructure Investment in Budget 2015

Posted on 4/24/2015
The Government of Ontario’s Budget 2015 increases the dedicated funds available for public transit, transportation and other priority projects by $2.6 billion as part of its historic 10-year, $130 billion long-term infrastructure plan.

News Release - Federal Government’s Economic Action Plan 2015 makes significant investment in public

Posted on 4/21/2015
CCPPP welcomes the 2015 Federal Budget, which recognizes the need for investing in transit infrastructure, highlights the successes of public-private partnerships (P3s), and encourages their continued use where they deliver value for money.

Report: What the World Can Learn from Canada's P3 Record

Posted on 2/19/2015
A white paper released today by Service Works Global (SWG) in collaboration with CCPPP identifies the key factors that have made Canada a global leader in public-private partnerships. Canada now has more than 220 projects, with those reaching financi

News Release - The Honourable John Manley Named Honorary Chair of CCPPP

Posted on 1/5/2015
The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP) is pleased to announce the appointment of The Honourable John Manley, P.C., O.C., as Honorary Chair of the Board of Directors.

News Release - Auditor General’s Report Paints Inaccurate Representation Of The P3 Model

Posted on 12/10/2014
The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships read with interest the report from the Ontario Auditor General on Alternative Financing and Procurement (also known as public-private partnerships or P3s) and is concerned that the report paints an

Announcing the 2014-2015 CCPPP Board of Directors

Posted on 11/4/2014
Dale Richmond, Chair of The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships, is pleased to present the 2014/15 Board of Directors, who were appointed on November 4, 2014 at the CCPPP Annual General Meeting.

News Release - Hon. James M. Flaherty Honoured Posthumously as 2014 P3 Champion

Posted on 10/27/2014
The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP) is proud to announce that the late Honourable James (Jim) Michael Flaherty has been posthumously named the P3 Champion for 2014. CCPPP salutes Jim Flaherty's tremendous career of contributi

Canada's Leading Infrastructure Lawyers

Posted on 8/29/2014
A special Lexpert insert on infrastructure and public-private partnerships was published in the Report on Business magazine on August 29, 2014.

2013 Award Case Studies Available

Posted on 6/30/2014
Detailed case studies of three selected 2013 award recipients: Single Room Occupancy Renewal Initiative (BC), Greater Sudbury Biosolids Management Facility and OPP Modernization Project.

News Release - Thunder Bay to Benefit from AFP Approach to New Courthouse

Posted on 4/24/2014
The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships welcomes the news that the Thunder Bay Consolidated Courthouse is now officially open. Ontarians will benefit from the province’s Alternative Finance and Procurement (AFP) model, which enables on-t

News Release - National and Community Surveys Show Canadians Strongly Support P3 Projects

Posted on 4/10/2014
New national and community surveys show that Canadians across the country strongly support using public-private partnerships (P3s) to deliver important public infrastructure and services.

News Release - Public-Private Partnerships Generate Over $51 Billion for Canadian Economy

Posted on 3/13/2014
Public-private partnerships (P3s) are major contributors to Canada’s economy, generating $51.2 billion in direct economic output and 290,680 direct full-time equivalent jobs between 2003 and 2012.

News Release - New Building Canada Plan Investments Critical to Support Canada’s Economy

Posted on 2/14/2014
Increased trade, efficient movement of goods and people, stable long-term funding, thousands of new jobs and strong, prosperous communities: the Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP) salutes these outcomes

News Release - Surrey Pretrial Services Centre Expansion Benefits from P3 Approach

Posted on 2/13/2014
The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships welcomes the news that the Surrey Pretrial Services Centre (SPSC) Expansion project is now complete. It will benefit from using British Columbia's public-private partnership (P3) design, build, fin

News Release - New P3 Bridge Will Reinforce Canada's "Best-in-Class" Reputation

Posted on 1/16/2014
The announcement by The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Québec, that the new bridge for the St. Lawrence will b

News Release - Ontario’s AFP Model Delivers Waypoint Centre On Time and On Budget

Posted on 12/11/2013
The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships welcomes the news that the Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care has reached substantial completion and that the building is ready to be turned over to the hospital. This is another project that t

News Release - Forensic Services and Coroner’s Complex to Protect Public Safety and Taxpayers

Posted on 11/28/2013
The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP) congratulates the Government of Ontario on the official opening of the state-of-the-art Forensic Services and Coroner’s Complex to house the Office of the Chief Coroner, the Ontario Forensi

16th Annual Awards Celebrate Exceptional Innovation and Excellence from Sea to Sea to Sea

Posted on 11/1/2013
The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP) is proud to announce the 2013 recipients of the National Awards for Innovation and Excellence in Public-Private Partnerships – projects that are breaking new ground, boosting the economy an

News Release - Surrey Memorial Hospital Opens Canada’s Second-Largest ER: Another Example of Success

Posted on 10/9/2013
The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP) congratulates the Government of British Columbia, Fraser Health and Partnerships BC on the successful opening of Canada's second-largest emergency department, Phase I of the Surrey Memorial

New Features Added to Canadian PPP Project Database

Posted on 8/29/2013
New features have been added to the Canadian PPP Project Database. You can now view a Market Snapshot, which summarizes projects by sector and total project value. For users who want to track changes in the market, the Milestone Search allows you to

Report: The Growing Value of Public-Private Partnerships in Canada

Posted on 8/21/2013
Canada has emerged as a leader in the creation of efficient public-private partnerships (P3) for building infrastructure. A Conference Board of Canada report finds the country has a strong record of on-time, on-budget completion. "P3 delivery is enha

News Release - Swift Current Long-Term Care Centre Joins List of P3 Projects Planned in Saskatchewan

Posted on 7/5/2013
The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP) congratulates the Government of Saskatchewan upon the announcement of the Swift Current Long-Term Care Centre to be procured as a public-private partnership (P3).

News Release - Opening of New Bridgepoint Hospital Another Example of Successful Partnership

Posted on 6/26/2013
The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP) congratulates the Government of Ontario, Bridgepoint Active Healthcare and Plenary Health on the official opening of the new Bridgepoint Hospital in Toronto.

2012 Award Case Studies Available

Posted on 6/12/2013
Detailed case studies of four selected 2012 award recipients: BC Northern Health Facilities (BC Cancer Agency Centre for the North and Fort St. John Hospital and Residential Care Centre Project), Disraeli Freeway and Bridges and Centre hospitalier de

Federal Budget’s Infrastructure Investment and Commitment to P3s Will Deliver Value to Taxpayers

Posted on 3/22/2013
The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP) commends the federal government on its commitment to predictable long-term infrastructure funding and the recognition that public-private partnerships (P3s) play a key role in delivering va

PPP Canada Publishes Report on Water / Wastewater Sector

Posted on 3/6/2013
PPP Canada published the Water / Wastewater Sector Study in response to the high number of applications for project funding and the need for upgrades in this sector.

CCPPP Responds to Misleading Commentary in Report on Canada’s Infrastructure Gap

Posted on 1/29/2013
The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP) disagrees with conclusions against public-private partnerships presented as part of a newly released report by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) on Canada’s Infrastructure

15th Annual Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships Awards for Innovation an

Posted on 11/26/2012
The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP) is proud to announce the 2012 recipients of the National Awards for Innovation & Excellence in Public-Private Partnerships. The awards recognize outstanding Canadian public-private partners

2012 Canadian Infrastructure Report Card Released

Posted on 9/24/2012
Canada’s first report card on municipal infrastructure offers an objective assessment of the state of infrastructure, and the state of infrastructure management, in 123 municipalities. The report provides an assessment of the condition of four primar

Infrastructure Canada Spotlight on P3 Released

Posted on 8/1/2012
Produced in consultation with The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships and PPP Canada, the publication outlines the benefits of using the P3 model, profiles some successful projects in wastewater, transportation and social housing and off

2011 Award Case Studies Available

Posted on 6/30/2012
Detailed case studies of three selected 2011 award recipients: CSEC Long-Term Accommodation Project, Surrey Pretrial Services Centre Expansion Project and L'Adresse Symphonique.

New Hospital Case Studies & Market Overview Published

Posted on 11/30/2011
Healthcare infrastructure in Canada is being renewed through the P3 delivery model. With more that 50 P3 hospitals in operation or development, governments, health care leaders and communities are seeing the benefits. This report examines the extent

P3 Guide for Municipalities Available

Posted on 11/23/2011
For those municipalities considering public-private partnerships for the first time, this guide helps demystify the P3 model and provides a roadmap.

CCPPP Appoints New CEO

Posted on 1/12/2011
Mark Romoff has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships, effective January 17, 2011.