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Canadian Water: Get Ready for a Free-Trade Deal With China

April 20, 2017 - 9:45 am

The global trade environment is undergoing an unexpected radical period of change. One of the first acts of the Trump White House was to remove the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific Partnership. With the U.S. out, China, which was not part of the original negotiations, stepped into the gap. This past March...

Categories: Features

Regina, EPCOR to Negotiate Hauled Wastewater Station Transfer

March 16, 2017 - 10:48 am

Regina’s city council will consider expanding its wastewater project agreement with EPCOR Water Prairies Inc. to include the operation, maintenance, and infrastructure renewal of their Hauled Wastewater Station. EPCOR already maintains the city’s wastewater treatment plant. The proposal, first...

Categories: News, Western Canada

A New Survey on Public-Private Partnerships

February 3, 2017 - 12:05 pm

Service Works Global (SWG), has today announced the launch of a new survey, exploring the operational phase of PPP / P3 (public-private partnership) projects, in collaboration with leading industry journal, P3 Bulletin and the Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP). The survey is now...

Categories: National, News

Report Gives 7 Shifts in Water Markets to Watch

January 26, 2017 - 9:52 am

A report on water market shifts from Bluefield Research outlines 7 signposts to watch for in water markets for 2017. The shifts are focused on municipal and industrial water markets and are broken down into key themes: Infrastructure Investmet at the Forefront Rate Escalation Sets Stage for...

Categories: International, News

Unveiling the Regina Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade P3 Project

December 20, 2016 - 2:41 pm

This week, the City of Regina cut ribbons at the official unveiling of the completed Regina Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade Project in Saskatchewan—a project successfully completed through a public-private partnership (P3). “With the help of our P3 partners, the City of Regina delivered this...

Categories: News, Western Canada

Mobile Home Park Demos Innovative Wastewater Pay-For-Performance Funding Model

September 16, 2016 - 11:44 am

Small communities in Ontario can now benefit from an innovative wastewater collection and treatment system, as well as a unique funding model to implement it. In 2013, residents at the Fetherston Mobile Home Park in Ontario faced eviction due to a septic system that had been leaking for years, and...

Categories: Features

Union Opposes Manitoba Wastewater P3 Plan

September 14, 2016 - 8:55 am

The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) has voiced its opposition of plans to upgrade the City of Portage la Prairie's wastewater treatment facility in utilizing a public-private partnership model. Canadian Union of Public Employees Local President Terry Thompson attended a local council meeting...

Categories: News, Western Canada

P3s Can Be An Effective Model for Renewing Water Infrastructure

April 8, 2016 - 10:16 am

There is widespread consensus that Canada’s water systems are in urgent need of investment, replacement, and renewal. For many cities and communities, however, the upfront costs are prohibitive. Public-private partnerships (P3s) are gaining ground as a means for governments to achieve their infrastructure...

Categories: Features

Government of Yukon Reaches Agreement To Operate Dawson Wastewater Treatment

February 12, 2016 - 2:30 pm

The Government of Yukon has agreed that it will continue to own and operate the new Dawson wastewater treatment plant, despite the intentions to pass these responsibilities down to the city at the time of construction. “The Yukon government has and will continue to work closely with the City of...

Categories: News, Northern Canada

City of Saint John Announces $216 million P3 Plan to Overhaul Its Water System

February 11, 2016 - 10:54 am

The City of Saint John, New Brunswick has announced that it will proceed with a public-private-partnerships (P3) plan to overhaul its aging water system, totalling an estimated $216 million. Mayor Mel Norton said that it is the biggest municipal infrastructure project in the city’s history. The...

Categories: Atlantic Canada, News

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