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News Release - National and Community Surveys Show Canadians Strongly Support P3 Projects Print E-mail
Thursday, 10 April 2014 00:00

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The P3 Pulse - National and Community Opinions on Public-Private Partnerships in CanadaNew national and community surveys show that Canadians across the country strongly support using public-private partnerships (P3s) to deliver important public infrastructure and services.

Canada now has 20 years of experience with P3s and 207 projects are currently in procurement, under construction or in operation across the country. In a national Nanos Research survey commissioned by The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP), 62% of respondents are open to using P3s.

A majority of Canadians also indicated that they support the use of P3s across key sectors of the economy, with transit systems (70%), roads (65%), social housing (64%) and hospitals (63%) receiving the strongest endorsements.

“These findings tell us that Canada’s two decades of experience in developing a best-in-class model of P3s is paying off,” said Mark Romoff, President and CEO of CCPPP. “Canadians across the country are seeing clear evidence that public-private partnerships provide the best value for money and make a real difference to their quality of life.”

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Economic Impact of P3s Print E-mail

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On March 13, 2014 CCPPP released "10-Year Economic Impact Assessment of Public-Private Partnerships in Canada (2003-2012)". The study concludes that public-private partnerships (P3s) are major contributors to Canada’s economy, generating $51.2 billion in direct economic output and 290,680 direct full-time equivalent jobs between 2003 and 2012.

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Based on a review of public-private partnerships in operation or under construction from 2003-2012, the report highlights the following cumulative economic impacts over the 10 years:

  • 517,430 total full-time equivalent (FTE) jobs, including 290,680 direct FTE jobs
  • $32.2 billion in total income/wages and benefits, including $19 billion in direct income/wages and benefits
  • $48.2 billion in total gross domestic product (GDP), including $25.1 billion in direct GDP
  • $92.1 billion in total economic output, including $51.2 billion in direct economic output
  • $9.9 billion in cost savings
  • $7.5 billion in tax revenue to government
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News Release - New Building Canada Plan Investments Critical to Support Canada’s Economy and Long-Term Well-Being Print E-mail
Friday, 14 February 2014 09:04

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Increased trade, efficient movement of goods and people, stable long-term funding, thousands of new jobs and strong, prosperous communities: the Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP) salutes these outcomes, which will result from the New Building Canada Plan announced by Prime Minister Stephen Harper and the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec.

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News Release - Surrey Pretrial Services Centre Expansion Benefits from P3 Approach Print E-mail
Thursday, 13 February 2014 09:00

The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships welcomes the news that the Surrey Pretrial Services Centre (SPSC) Expansion project is now complete. It will benefit from using British Columbia's public-private partnership (P3) design, build, finance and maintenance delivery approach under a 32.5-year contract with Brookfield Infrastructure Partnerships Surrey.

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News Release - New P3 Bridge Will Reinforce Canada's "Best-in-Class" Reputation Print E-mail
Thursday, 16 January 2014 13:02

The announcement by The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Québec, that the new bridge for the St. Lawrence will be built as a public-private partnership recognizes the critical importance of the Champlain Bridge as a $20-billion annual trade corridor and vital transportation artery for Québec and Canada. The Government of Canada has released the PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) business case confirming that a P3 will provide the most cost-effective method to deliver the project within an accelerated timeline.

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