2015 News

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

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

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

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.