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MegaProject 1346: Canadian province to tender US$1.5 billion hospital P3

MegaProject 1346: Canadian province to tender US$1.5 billion hospital P3

🕔Oct 9, 2018

The Government of Nova Scotia, a province in eastern Canada, has announced that the redevelopment of the QEII Health Sciences Centre, known as the QEII New Generation project, will be partly undertaken through a public-private partnership (P3). The total cost of the project is estimated to be CAD2 billion (US$1.54 billion).

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MegaProject 1341: US$3 billion Canada-USA bridge PPP reaches financial close

MegaProject 1341: US$3 billion Canada-USA bridge PPP reaches financial close

🕔Oct 1, 2018

Bridging North America (BNA), a consortium comprised of Fluor, Aecon and ACS Group, through its affiliates ACS Infrastructure (Iridium) and Dragados, has closed financing for the Gordie Howe International Bridge project, valued at over CAD3.8 billion (US$2.94 billion).

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MegaProject 1330: RFQ issued for US$1.25 billion light rail PPP in Canada

MegaProject 1330: RFQ issued for US$1.25 billion light rail PPP in Canada

🕔Sep 11, 2018

Translink, the regional transport agency for the Vancouver metropolitan area in British Columbia, south-west Canada, has published a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for the Surrey-Newton-Guildford Light Rail Transit (LRT) project, which has a total estimated investment of CAD1.65 billion (US$1.25 billion).

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MegaProject 1324: US$350 million bonds to be issued to finance US$3.5 billion Canada-USA bridge PPP

MegaProject 1324: US$350 million bonds to be issued to finance US$3.5 billion Canada-USA bridge PPP

🕔Aug 31, 2018

Bridging North America (BNA), a consortium consisting of ACS Group, Aecon Group and Fluor Corporation, is issuing CAD454.5 million (US$350.9 million) in medium to long-term bonds to finance the construction of the Gordie Howe International Bridge. BNA was awarded a contract to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the bridge in June.

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MegaProject 1320: Canada Infrastructure Bank agrees US$1 billion loan for light rail project in Montreal

MegaProject 1320: Canada Infrastructure Bank agrees US$1 billion loan for light rail project in Montreal

🕔Aug 24, 2018

Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) has concluded a business agreement with CDPQ Infra, a wholly owned subsidiary of Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, regarding its investment in the Réseau express métropolitain project (REM) in Montréal, which will amount to CAD1.28 billion (US$980.5 million).

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MegaProject 1317: Aecon rejoins consortium awarded US$3 billion Canada-USA bridge P3

MegaProject 1317: Aecon rejoins consortium awarded US$3 billion Canada-USA bridge P3

🕔Aug 21, 2018

Aecon Group has announced that it has received approval to rejoin Bridging North America, the team selected as the Preferred Proponent to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the Gordie Howe International Bridge through a public-private partnership valued at over CAD4 billion (US$3.06 billion).

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MegaProject 1315: EllisDon achieves financial close of US$915 million hospital PPP in Toronto

MegaProject 1315: EllisDon achieves financial close of US$915 million hospital PPP in Toronto

🕔Aug 16, 2018

EllisDon Infrastructure Healthcare has announced that it has reached financial close on a healthcare centre redevelopment project in Toronto. This comes less than one week after West Park Healthcare Centre and Infrastructure Ontario announced that the contract to design, build, finance and maintain the project had been awarded to the EllisDon team.

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MegaProject 1313: Preferred bidder for Ontario Police Modernization P3

MegaProject 1313: Preferred bidder for Ontario Police Modernization P3

🕔Aug 13, 2018

Bird Construction Inc. (Bird) has announced that it has been selected by Infrastructure Ontario, the Ministry of Community Safety & Correctional Services and the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) as the preferred proponent to design, build and finance (DBF) the Ontario Provincial Police Modernization Phase 2 project.

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Newfoundland shortlists three bidders for care home PPP

Newfoundland shortlists three bidders for care home PPP

🕔Jul 13, 2018

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, the most easterly province of Canada, has identified a shortlist of proponents to move to the Request for Proposals (RFP) stage for the delivery of two new 60-bed long-term care homes through a public-private partnership (PPP).

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P3 Mobility wins connected vehical infrastructure PPP in Michigan

P3 Mobility wins connected vehical infrastructure PPP in Michigan

🕔Jun 11, 2018

P3 Mobility (P3M) has been selected to develop a pilot program to test connected vehicle infrastructure and technology in Oakland County, located in Michigan, USA, through a public-private partnership.

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Financial close for US$115 million British Columbia courthouse PPP

Financial close for US$115 million British Columbia courthouse PPP

🕔Jun 8, 2018

Plenary Group has announced that, as leader of the Plenary PCL Justice consortium, it has reached financial close on the Abbotsford Law Courts project in British Columbia, the westernmost province of Canada.

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Canadian government blocks acquisition of Aecon

Canadian government blocks acquisition of Aecon

🕔May 28, 2018

The Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development of the Government of Canada has ordered China Communications Construction Company International Holding Limited (CCCI) not to implement the proposed acquisition of Aecon Group Inc., one of the largest infrastructure developers in the country, in order to protect Canada's national security.

 

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MegaProject 1255: US$2 billion light rail PPP in Toronto reaches commercial and financial close

MegaProject 1255: US$2 billion light rail PPP in Toronto reaches commercial and financial close

🕔May 8, 2018

Infrastructure Ontario and Metrolinx have announced that their preferred proponent for the Finch West Light Rail Transit (LRT) project, Mosaic Transit Group, has signed a contract valued at CAD2.5 billion (US$1.94 billion) for the design, construction, financing and maintenance of the 11km light rail line in Toronto.

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Request for Proposals issued for rail infrastructure project in Ontario

Request for Proposals issued for rail infrastructure project in Ontario

🕔May 7, 2018

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to three shortlisted teams to design, build and finance the Lakeshore West Infrastructure Improvements project.

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Five companies shortlisted for healthcare PPP in Ontario

Five companies shortlisted for healthcare PPP in Ontario

🕔Apr 17, 2018

Infrastructure Ontario and Hôpital Montfort have announced the five companies that have been prequalified to build and finance the Orléans Health Hub project. The successful proponent will deliver a new healthcare facility in Orléans, a suburb to the east of Ottawa, the Canadian capital.

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MegaProject 1240: ACS-Aecon-CRH consortium selected for US$950 million light rail project in Ontario

MegaProject 1240: ACS-Aecon-CRH consortium selected for US$950 million light rail project in Ontario

🕔Apr 13, 2018

Infrastructure Ontario and Metrolinx have selected their preferred proponent for the Finch West Light Rail Transit project: the Mosaic Transit Group. The project involves the design, construction, financing, operation and maintenance of an 11km light rail transit (LRT) line in Toronto.

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Ontario launches tender for expansion and management of regional rail network

Ontario launches tender for expansion and management of regional rail network

🕔Apr 6, 2018

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have issued a Request for Qualifications for interested parties to design build, finance, operate and maintain the GO Rail expansion project. The GO Transit Rail network is a regional public transit system serving the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area of Southern Ontario, Canada.

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MegaProject 1231: Ontario launches RFQ for US$600 million prison PPP

MegaProject 1231: Ontario launches RFQ for US$600 million prison PPP

🕔Apr 2, 2018

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services (MCSCS) have issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for interested parties to design, build, finance and maintain (DBFM) a new Thunder Bay Correctional Complex in Ottawa.

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Contract for bus terminal project in Ontario awarded

Contract for bus terminal project in Ontario awarded

🕔Mar 26, 2018

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have awarded a fixed-price contract of CAD73 million (US$56.57 million) to EllisDon Infrastructure Transit (EDIT) to design, build and finance the Kipling Bus Terminal project in Toronto.

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MegaProject 1221: EllisDon wins US$200 million rail stations project in Ontario

MegaProject 1221: EllisDon wins US$200 million rail stations project in Ontario

🕔Mar 12, 2018

Infrastructure Ontario and Metrolinx have awarded the contract to design, build and finance the Stouffville Corridor Stations Improvement project to EllisDon Transit Infrastructure (EDTI). The contract has a fixed price of CAD254.5 million (US$198.5 million)Stouffville is one of the seven train lines of the GO Transit system in the Greater Toronto Area, Ontario, Canada. It connects Toronto to Whitchurch-Stouffville, approximately 50km north. 

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