Current Headlines

  • Infrastructure spending powered by public-private partnerships contributed $50-billion to GDP: report
    http://business.financialpost.com/2014/03/13/infrastructure-spending-powered-by-public-private-partn...

    A successful P3 requires a significant amount of upfront homework – in turn requiring time, capacity, and funds that many governments lack in this age of austerity. Canadian governments have had the foresight to continue to invest in infrastructure projects, agencies, and funds, beyond the lifecycle of recessionary stimulus spending, contributing to the growing list of more than 200 P3 projects across Canada.

  • Canada's Leadership in P3 Innovation: A Profile of Government Practice
    https://www.publicsectordigest.com/articles/view/1226

    A successful P3 requires a significant amount of upfront homework – in turn requiring time, capacity, and funds that many governments lack in this age of austerity. Canadian governments have had the foresight to continue to invest in infrastructure projects, agencies, and funds, beyond the lifecycle of recessionary stimulus spending, contributing to the growing list of more than 200 P3 projects across Canada.

  • How Canada does public-private partnerships
    http://www.citiscope.org/story/2014/how-canada-does-public-private-partnerships

    In the last decade, Canada has become one of the world’s leaders when it comes to building infrastructure through public-private partnerships. One of those Canadian deals, to create the Canada Line light rail in Vancouver, was the subject of Citiscope’s urban innovation feature this week. But Canada also uses “PPPs” or “P3s” to fund hospitals, jails, water systems and many other types of infrastructure.