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Recent News Releases

Federal Government Infrastructure Plan Update

Posted on 4/24/2018
Canada’s Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi has presented an update on the federal government’s infrastructure plans. The government has committed a total of $186.7 billion over a 12-year period.

Saskatchewan Budget Focuses on Targeted Investments and Fiscal Restraint

Posted on 4/11/2018
Saskatchewan released its 2018-19 Budget on April 10th and focused on controlling government spending, delivering high quality service, no tax increases, economic growth, and returning towards a balanced budget.

Activities of Note from Governments Across Canada

Posted on 4/6/2018
There is a lot of activity happening in the infrastructure sector across federal, provincial, territorial, and indigenous governments. A few things to pay attention to over the next few weeks and months.

CCPPP Indigenous Infrastructure Update

Posted on 4/4/2018
Federal Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott opened our 25th Annual National Conference in November with a call for the private sector to build stronger partnerships with indigenous communities and to bring new and innovative solutions to the t

Ontario’s Pre-Election Budget Projects $6.7B deficit for 2018-19

Posted on 3/29/2018
Ontario’s Budget 2018 has been tabled ten weeks ahead of the provincial election on June 7th. The government commits to continuing its record investment in transit, roads, hospitals, schools, bridges and railway systems.

2018 Québec Budget Increases Planned Infrastructure Investments

Posted on 3/28/2018
The Government of Québec tabled its 2018-2019 Budget and 10-year Infrastructure Plan as a lead-up to the provincial election to be held in October. The 4th consecutive balanced budget included several spending increases in health, education and infra

Manitoba Is Not Backing Away from P3s

Posted on 3/25/2018
As the the leading voice for P3s in Canada, we whole heartedly endorse Premier Pallister and the Manitoba government’s approach to building five new schools in the province

Ontario Throne Speech Sets Government Priorities Before Election

Posted on 3/20/2018
The Ontario Government unveiled its 2018 Throne Speech, which is a prelude to its Budget that will be issued on March 28th.

CCPPP Response to Manitoba Budget 2018

Posted on 3/12/2018
The Progressive Conservative Government of Manitoba released its third budget Monday

Mark's Blog - Connecting Communities and Commerce

Posted on 3/1/2018
In 2018, Governments across Canada continue to make historic investments in rail services. The current plan is to expand the rapid transit network in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area of southern Ontario.

Recent Research

67% of Canadians Are Supportive of Public-Private Partnerships

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 to design, build, finance, maintain, and in some cases, operate these new public facilities.


Creating An Effective Canadian Infrastructure Bank

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 benefits that a federal infrastructure bank could provide.


Report: P3 Approach Superior to Traditional Procurement

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 accountability mechanisms that are not possible to replicate in the political environment in which public sector managers work.


Opinion Research Finds Canadians' Support P3s

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. Across all sectors and all cities, there was support for P3s and when probed about specific projects in their communities, support was almost universal.


What the world can learn from Canada's P3 record

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

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, including: a stable pipeline; efficient procurement; a diverse market for project finance; and a supportive political environment.


What the world can learn from Canada's P3 record

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

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. With the public sector facing aging infrastructure, population growth and budget constraints, P3s are bringing together the expertise of both the private and public sector to expand the number and scale of infrastructure investments for public benefit.

Videos

Justin Trudeau at 2014 Conference

In November 2014, federal Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau offered his thoughts to our P3 2014 conference delegates on Canada’s infrastructure needs.

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Justin Trudeau à la conférence de 2014

En novembre 2014, le chef du parti libéral Justin Trudeau a fait part de ses réflexions à nos délégués de la conférence de 2014 sur les P3 concernant les besoins en infrastructure du Canada.

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