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20 Jun 2017

Bids in for public-private partnership study

P3s to be weighed for building four new schools in an effort to ease overcrowding The Manitoba government’s plan to build major infrastructure projects through public-private partnerships has passed its first hurdle. But the earliest parents and students will find out if they’ll get a new school built as one

12 Jun 2017

Health Minister Says Partnership With Private Pharmacies Nothing But Positive

Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton is reporting a significant reduction in waiting time and over 17,000 prescriptions filled to date since the government forged a partnership with private pharmacies to dispense drugs on its behalf. “The response has been nothing but positive,” Tufton said, while delivering the keynote address at

02 Mar 2017

GFSI Forms First-time Partnership with Mexican Government Food Safety Agency SENASICA

In a press conference at this week’s Global Food Safety Conference, an unprecedented public-private partnership was announced between the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and the Mexican National Service of Health, Food safety and Agro-Food Quality (SENASICA), the Mexican government agency responsible for the safety of fresh and minimally-processed food

24 Jan 2017

National council says PPP will save money on Corner Brook hospital project

The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships is applauding the provincial government’s decision to use a public-private partnership to build a new long-term care home in Corner Brook. Premier Dwight Ball and a handful of his cabinet ministers were in the city to make the announcement last Friday. The long-term care

16 Jan 2017

PPP: A possibility for idea for arena-convention centre in Peterborough

Two city councillors say they’re intrigued by a new concept plan showing a cluster of new buildings – including a new OHL arena – on the Townsend St. property that will be vacated when the city public works yard relocates. Coun. Gary Baldwin, the chairman of parks and recreation for

20 Dec 2016

Toronto Council stays the course on Gardiner Expressway reconstruct

Toronto Council voted to keep moving on plans to build the so-called hybrid elevated ramps on the Gardiner Expressway – keeping ballooning costs in line by abandoning a commitment to fund the project under a public-private partnership. The Gardiner rehabilitation, which includes major work on the western section of the

02 Dec 2016

Liberal government expected to take PPP approach

N.L. Construction Association and St. John’s Board of Trade host guest speaker on public-private partnership The public-private partnership (P3) approach to public infrastructure continues to be debated, but Newfoundland and Labrador Construction Association chair Steve Hayward believes it’s how this province will end up building the new Corner Brook hospital

01 Dec 2016

Mr. Patches Liburd Underscores The Importance Of PPP In The Socio-Economic Development Of St. Kitts And Nevis

Minister of Public Infrastructure, Post, Urban Development and Transport, Honourable Ian Patches Liburd, said that the partnership between the government and hotels such as Park Hyatt St. Kitts-Christophe Harbour is important for moving the country forward. Speaking at the launch of the Park Hyatt St. Kitts-Christophe Harbour Training Programme at

30 Nov 2016

Canadian PPP expertise needed in Latin America: IDB president

One of Latin America’s leading politicians sees a bright future for public-private partnerships (PPPs) in the region, with a little help from Canada. Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) president Luis Alberto Moreno was the keynote speaker at the opening day luncheon of the Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships conference, held Nov.

23 Nov 2016

UNITED National Congress Senator calls on Government to scrap housing project

UNITED National Congress (UNC) Senator Gerald Ramdeen is calling on the Prime Minister to scrap what he said was an $8 billion Public Private Partnership venture to build houses, alleging collusion and interference in the selection process. Speaking at a news conference at the Hyatt Regency (Trinidad) hotel, Port of