19 Mar 2018

Feds, Ontario and Quebec to invest $200-million in linked network of 5G research labs

The federal government and the provinces of Ontario and Quebec are investing $200-million in a series of linked laboratories for 5G technology, hoping to spur the development of Canadian innovations to run on the next generation of wireless networks. Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains announced the commitment Monday morning in Ottawa,

15 Feb 2018

Honolulu Rail Project Pursuing PPP for City Center Segment

The Honolulu Rail Transit Project is hosting a 2-day forum to attract private development partners. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports. The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation – HART — is planning to award a contract late next year for the City Center rail transit segment, the remaining 4.1 miles of elevated

16 Jan 2018

Long-term care centre $14M cheaper under public-private partnership, says premier

Dwight Ball updates construction plan for centre and new hospital in Corner Brook Building a new long-term care facility in Corner Brook through a public-private partnership will save even more money than expected, according to Premier Dwight Ball.  Ball was in Corner Brook on Friday to update the timeline for

09 Jan 2018

New Year’s message from Karolin Troubetzkoy President, CHTA

On behalf of our Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), let me wish all of you a healthy, happy and prosperous New Year. Above all, I hope for our Caribbean region to be blessed with mild weather patterns throughout the New Year. It is difficult to reflect upon a year

06 Dec 2017

Public-private partnerships chosen for new long-term care centres in central N.L.

Private companies will design, build, finance and maintain a pair of new 60-bed long-term care centres in Grand Falls-Windsor and Gander, Premier Dwight Ball announced Monday. The provincial government has decided to use public-private partnerships to build the two brand-new facilities, which are both expected to open in 2021. That’s the same arrangement

03 Nov 2017


A special report issued by Veolia North America and the Wharton School’s Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership (IGEL) details the demonstrated success and future potential for public-private partnerships (P3s) to provide sustainable solutions for the nation’s infrastructure needs. The report highlights how the P3 framework can be applied to keep

01 Nov 2017

Massive Saskatchewan project highlighted as P3 bundling success

A new report from the Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP) argues the proven benefits of the P3 procurement model are translatable to the bundling of projects, so there is a strong case for accelerating P3 project bundling across Canada. Stakeholders from the public and private sector with experience in

29 Aug 2017

Six Tobago projects up for public-private partnerships

Six projects are being considered for implementation in Tobago using the public-private partnership (PPP) funding arrangement. According to a statement from the Tobago House of Assembly, the six eligible projects are: The construction of a commercial cargo port at Cove Industrial Park A marina The upgrade of the Milford Road

04 Aug 2017

Manitoba takes next step toward PPP in building new schools

The Manitoba government has hired consulting firm KPMG to study public-private partnerships for constructing new schools in the province. A news release from the Progressive Conservative government called the move “a milestone in examining alternative approaches to meeting Manitoba’s infrastructure needs.” The province said it’ll work with KPMG in the

26 Jul 2017

Cuba’s dormant mining sector gets boost from public-private partnership

A team of workers from the Empresa Minera del Caribe were on track to start production at Castellanos in the former mining town of Minas de Matahambre in October and reach full production next year. Daniel Vanin, the project director of the joint venture, said they are preparing for about