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).
Infrastructure/PPP news in Canada
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).
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).
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.
MegaProject 1320: Canada Infrastructure Bank agrees US$1 billion loan for light rail project in Montreal
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).
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).
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
MegaProject 1240: ACS-Aecon-CRH consortium selected for US$950 million light rail project in Ontario
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.