2020 News

CCPPP Welcomes 2020-2021 Board of Directors

Posted on 12/1/2020
Mark Bain, Chair of The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships, and Mark Romoff, President and CEO, are pleased to announce the Council's 2020-2021 Board of Directors.

Canada bolsters COVID-19-related support for communities and businesses, $100B economic stimulus pro

Posted on 11/30/2020
The Canadian government has tabled its fall economic statement aimed at fighting COVID-19 and protecting the health, jobs and economy of the country with up to $100 billion in stimulus spending over the next three years.

CCPPP Announces 2020 Winners of National Awards for Innovation and Excellence in P3s

Posted on 11/18/2020
Vital transportation projects that are transforming the safety and boosting economic growth in communities, a regional hospital and a massive energy modernization project of national importance are among the five winners of the 2020 National Awards f

Ontario Prepares for Second Wave & the Future with Pandemic-Oriented Budget

Posted on 11/5/2020
The Ontario government has tabled its 2020-21 budget, committing $45 billion in support over three years to protect, support and recover from the devastating social and economic fallout from the pandemic.

Case Studies on Award-Winning P3 Projects Now Available

Posted on 9/23/2020
CCPPP is pleased to announce case studies are now available on three of the projects that were recipients of CCPPP's 2019 National Awards for Innovation & Excellence.

Next Generation Talent sponsorships now available for post-secondary students to join us at P3 2020

Posted on 8/26/2020
For the 10th year in a row, CCPPP is pleased to award up to 12 talented post-secondary students from across Canada the opportunity to attend its 28th Annual Conference.

Help Us Celebrate the Best in Innovative Canadian Infrastructure

Posted on 7/9/2020
Applications are now open for The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships’ 2020 National Awards for Innovation & Excellence.

Alberta Announces $10-Billion Infrastructure Investment

Posted on 6/30/2020
Yesterday, the Province of Alberta launched their COVID-19 Recovery Plan focused on protecting Albertans, creating private sector jobs, building core infrastructure and diversifying the economy. The plan contains a 40 per cent increase in their previ

COVID-19 Resources for the Infrastructure Sector

Posted on 5/26/2020
In recent days, CCPPP has had a chance to hear from many of our members about their concerns regarding the unprecedented impact the global pandemic is having on the infrastructure sector.

Summary from April 16 CCPPP COVID-19-Infrastructure Sector Conference Call

Posted on 4/16/2020
Summary from April 16 CCPPP Conference Call: COVID-19 & the Infrastructure Sector Joining us on the call was Rachel Bendayan, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, who gave us an overvie

Summary from CCPPP April 2 Conference Call COVID-19 & the Infrastructure Sector

Posted on 4/6/2020
Summary from CCPPP Conference Call: COVID-19 & the Infrastructure Sector Thursday, April 2, 2020

New Brunswick Projects 2020-2021 Budget Surplus; Reduces Taxes on Gas and Rental Properties

Posted on 3/10/2020
New Brunswick Finance Minister Ernie Steeves tabled a $10.2-billion budget focused on lowering the province’s debt, while addressing priority areas such as health care and education

Quebec Budget Goes Green, Invests $15.8B in Transit

Posted on 3/10/2020
Québec Finance Minister Eric Girard tabled a green-focused budget today, investing billions to make the province an environmental leader, including $15.8 billion for public transit projects.

Alberta Budget Invests $19.3 Billion in Capital Projects Over Next Three Years with Emphasis on P3s

Posted on 2/28/2020
The Alberta government will invest $19.3 billion in infrastructure over the next three years, Finance Minister Travis Toews announced Thursday as he tabled the province’s $56.8-billion 2020 budget.

Nova Scotia Projects Budget Surplus; Notes Infrastructure Investments will Raise Net Debt

Posted on 2/26/2020
Nova Scotia is projecting a surplus of $55 million in the fiscal year ahead, while making commitments to spend an estimated $1.04 billion in revitalizing the province’s infrastructure, as well as tens of millions in new funding on social programs to

Balanced B.C. Budget Invests $22.9 Billion in Infrastructure

Posted on 2/18/2020
The British Columbia government will invest $22.9 billion over the next three years into its taxpayer-supported capital spending plans — the highest level in the province’s history — for new and upgraded hospitals and health facilities, highway and t

Proposed New Accounting Standards for P3s in Canada Raises Concerns

Posted on 1/22/2020
The Public Sector Accounting Board (PSAB) of Certified Public Accountants (CPA) has developed new requirements for recognizing, measuring and classifying infrastructure procured through a public-private partnership. As currently drafted these are lik