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Successful P3 to Provide Ontario with Clean, Reliable, Affordable Energy

Posted on 12/3/2015
The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP) congratulates Bruce Power, one of Canada's largest and most successful Public-Private Partnerships, and the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) for reaching an amended, long-term

Report: P3 Approach Superior to Traditional Procurement

Posted on 12/1/2015
A report by the Lawrence National Centre for Policy and Management compared the P3 approach to traditional procurement and found the P3 approach to be "generally superior" because it "brings to bear specialized expertise, due diligence and accountabi

Opinion Research Finds Canadians' Support P3s

Posted on 11/3/2015
CCPPP released two summary reports of public opinion research completed in 2015 by Nanos Research. Focus group research conducted in seven cities reinforced that Canadians understand and are supportive of P3 projects.

18th Annual Awards Celebrate Exceptional Innovation and Excellence in P3s

Posted on 10/28/2015
CCPPP is proud to announce the 2015 recipients of the National Awards for Innovation and Excellence in Public-Private Partnerships (P3s), including the 2015 P3 Champion.

Case Study: Bruce Power investment in public assets has delivered significant value to Ontario

Posted on 9/8/2015
A report released today concludes that Bruce Power's unique structure has helped Ontario achieve a number of key goals including keeping electricity prices low for families and businesses, helping ensure Ontarians have clean air to breathe while inje

News Release - New Public Transit Fund and P3 Funding A Game Changer

Posted on 6/18/2015
The Prime Minister's announcement of new government funding for transit puts Canada on the fast track. Projects over $1 billion will be eligible for funding from the Public Transit Fund and the Federal Government contribution will increase.

Ontario Transport Minister Discusses Importance of Transit Infrastructure Investments

Posted on 5/30/2015
The Honourable Steven Del Duca, Ontario's Minister of Transportation, discussed the importance of transit infrastructure investments to easing gridlock in the Greater Toronto-Hamilton Area (GTHA) at a speech to the Toronto Region Board of Trade on Ma

Mackenzie Valley Fibre Link Project Well Underway

Posted on 5/29/2015
The Mackenzie Valley Fibre Link (MVFL) project is a P3 involving the installation of 1,154 km of high-speed fibre optic telecommunications cable from McGill Lake to Inuvik in the Northwest Territories. It will connect communities along the Mackenzie

Preferred Proponent Selected for Regina Bypass Project

Posted on 5/29/2015
SaskLink Global Transportation Partners (SGTP) has been selected to partner with the Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure to build the new Regina Bypass as a design-build-finance-operate-maintain public-private partnership (P3). Once complete, th

News Release - Ontario Makes Unprecedented Infrastructure Investment in Budget 2015

Posted on 4/24/2015
The Government of Ontario’s Budget 2015 increases the dedicated funds available for public transit, transportation and other priority projects by $2.6 billion as part of its historic 10-year, $130 billion long-term infrastructure plan.

News Release - Federal Government’s Economic Action Plan 2015 makes significant investment in public

Posted on 4/21/2015
CCPPP welcomes the 2015 Federal Budget, which recognizes the need for investing in transit infrastructure, highlights the successes of public-private partnerships (P3s), and encourages their continued use where they deliver value for money.

Report: What the World Can Learn from Canada's P3 Record

Posted on 2/19/2015
A white paper released today by Service Works Global (SWG) in collaboration with CCPPP identifies the key factors that have made Canada a global leader in public-private partnerships. Canada now has more than 220 projects, with those reaching financi

News Release - The Honourable John Manley Named Honorary Chair of CCPPP

Posted on 1/5/2015
The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP) is pleased to announce the appointment of The Honourable John Manley, P.C., O.C., as Honorary Chair of the Board of Directors.

News Release - Auditor General’s Report Paints Inaccurate Representation Of The P3 Model

Posted on 12/10/2014
The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships read with interest the report from the Ontario Auditor General on Alternative Financing and Procurement (also known as public-private partnerships or P3s) and is concerned that the report paints an

Announcing the 2014-2015 CCPPP Board of Directors

Posted on 11/4/2014
Dale Richmond, Chair of The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships, is pleased to present the 2014/15 Board of Directors, who were appointed on November 4, 2014 at the CCPPP Annual General Meeting.

News Release - Hon. James M. Flaherty Honoured Posthumously as 2014 P3 Champion

Posted on 10/27/2014
The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP) is proud to announce that the late Honourable James (Jim) Michael Flaherty has been posthumously named the P3 Champion for 2014. CCPPP salutes Jim Flaherty's tremendous career of contributi

Canada's Leading Infrastructure Lawyers

Posted on 8/29/2014
A special Lexpert insert on infrastructure and public-private partnerships was published in the Report on Business magazine on August 29, 2014.

2013 Award Case Studies Available

Posted on 6/30/2014
Detailed case studies of three selected 2013 award recipients: Single Room Occupancy Renewal Initiative (BC), Greater Sudbury Biosolids Management Facility and OPP Modernization Project.

News Release - Thunder Bay to Benefit from AFP Approach to New Courthouse

Posted on 4/24/2014
The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships welcomes the news that the Thunder Bay Consolidated Courthouse is now officially open. Ontarians will benefit from the province’s Alternative Finance and Procurement (AFP) model, which enables on-t

News Release - National and Community Surveys Show Canadians Strongly Support P3 Projects

Posted on 4/10/2014
New national and community surveys show that Canadians across the country strongly support using public-private partnerships (P3s) to deliver important public infrastructure and services.

News Release - Public-Private Partnerships Generate Over $51 Billion for Canadian Economy

Posted on 3/13/2014
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.

News Release - New Building Canada Plan Investments Critical to Support Canada’s Economy

Posted on 2/14/2014
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

News Release - Surrey Pretrial Services Centre Expansion Benefits from P3 Approach

Posted on 2/13/2014
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, fin

News Release - New P3 Bridge Will Reinforce Canada's "Best-in-Class" Reputation

Posted on 1/16/2014
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 b

News Release - Ontario’s AFP Model Delivers Waypoint Centre On Time and On Budget

Posted on 12/11/2013
The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships welcomes the news that the Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care has reached substantial completion and that the building is ready to be turned over to the hospital. This is another project that t

News Release - Forensic Services and Coroner’s Complex to Protect Public Safety and Taxpayers

Posted on 11/28/2013
The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP) congratulates the Government of Ontario on the official opening of the state-of-the-art Forensic Services and Coroner’s Complex to house the Office of the Chief Coroner, the Ontario Forensi

16th Annual Awards Celebrate Exceptional Innovation and Excellence from Sea to Sea to Sea

Posted on 11/1/2013
The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP) is proud to announce the 2013 recipients of the National Awards for Innovation and Excellence in Public-Private Partnerships – projects that are breaking new ground, boosting the economy an

News Release - Surrey Memorial Hospital Opens Canada’s Second-Largest ER: Another Example of Success

Posted on 10/9/2013
The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP) congratulates the Government of British Columbia, Fraser Health and Partnerships BC on the successful opening of Canada's second-largest emergency department, Phase I of the Surrey Memorial

New Features Added to Canadian PPP Project Database

Posted on 8/29/2013
New features have been added to the Canadian PPP Project Database. You can now view a Market Snapshot, which summarizes projects by sector and total project value. For users who want to track changes in the market, the Milestone Search allows you to

Report: The Growing Value of Public-Private Partnerships in Canada

Posted on 8/21/2013
Canada has emerged as a leader in the creation of efficient public-private partnerships (P3) for building infrastructure. A Conference Board of Canada report finds the country has a strong record of on-time, on-budget completion. "P3 delivery is enha

News Release - Swift Current Long-Term Care Centre Joins List of P3 Projects Planned in Saskatchewan

Posted on 7/5/2013
The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP) congratulates the Government of Saskatchewan upon the announcement of the Swift Current Long-Term Care Centre to be procured as a public-private partnership (P3).

News Release - Opening of New Bridgepoint Hospital Another Example of Successful Partnership

Posted on 6/26/2013
The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP) congratulates the Government of Ontario, Bridgepoint Active Healthcare and Plenary Health on the official opening of the new Bridgepoint Hospital in Toronto.

2012 Award Case Studies Available

Posted on 6/12/2013
Detailed case studies of four selected 2012 award recipients: BC Northern Health Facilities (BC Cancer Agency Centre for the North and Fort St. John Hospital and Residential Care Centre Project), Disraeli Freeway and Bridges and Centre hospitalier de

Federal Budget’s Infrastructure Investment and Commitment to P3s Will Deliver Value to Taxpayers

Posted on 3/22/2013
The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP) commends the federal government on its commitment to predictable long-term infrastructure funding and the recognition that public-private partnerships (P3s) play a key role in delivering va

PPP Canada Publishes Report on Water / Wastewater Sector

Posted on 3/6/2013
PPP Canada published the Water / Wastewater Sector Study in response to the high number of applications for project funding and the need for upgrades in this sector.

CCPPP Responds to Misleading Commentary in Report on Canada’s Infrastructure Gap

Posted on 1/29/2013
The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP) disagrees with conclusions against public-private partnerships presented as part of a newly released report by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) on Canada’s Infrastructure

15th Annual Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships Awards for Innovation an

Posted on 11/26/2012
The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP) is proud to announce the 2012 recipients of the National Awards for Innovation & Excellence in Public-Private Partnerships. The awards recognize outstanding Canadian public-private partners

2012 Canadian Infrastructure Report Card Released

Posted on 9/24/2012
Canada’s first report card on municipal infrastructure offers an objective assessment of the state of infrastructure, and the state of infrastructure management, in 123 municipalities. The report provides an assessment of the condition of four primar

Infrastructure Canada Spotlight on P3 Released

Posted on 8/1/2012
Produced in consultation with The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships and PPP Canada, the publication outlines the benefits of using the P3 model, profiles some successful projects in wastewater, transportation and social housing and off

2011 Award Case Studies Available

Posted on 6/30/2012
Detailed case studies of three selected 2011 award recipients: CSEC Long-Term Accommodation Project, Surrey Pretrial Services Centre Expansion Project and L'Adresse Symphonique.

New Hospital Case Studies & Market Overview Published

Posted on 11/30/2011
Healthcare infrastructure in Canada is being renewed through the P3 delivery model. With more that 50 P3 hospitals in operation or development, governments, health care leaders and communities are seeing the benefits. This report examines the extent

P3 Guide for Municipalities Available

Posted on 11/23/2011
For those municipalities considering public-private partnerships for the first time, this guide helps demystify the P3 model and provides a roadmap.

CCPPP Appoints New CEO

Posted on 1/12/2011
Mark Romoff has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships, effective January 17, 2011.