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Ottawa Report

This newsletter is sent out bi-weekly when Parliament is in session to inform our Canadian members about the latest federal legislative and regulatory news which affects public works and public works professionals in Canada. Contact CPWA staff for more information.


November 6, 2017
  • PPP Canada Dissolution
  • Underground Infrastructure Safety Enhancement Act (Bill S-229)
  • Tracking Infrastructure Projects
October 23, 2017
  • Pre-Budget Activity
  • Canada Infrastructure Bank Update (the Politics)
  • Underground Infrastructure Safety Enhancement Act (Bill S-229)
  • Damage Prevention Guidance for Municipal Operations and Maintenance Activities
October 10, 2017
  • CPWA Pre-Budget Activity
  • Canada Infrastructure Bank Update
  • Underground Infrastructure Safety Enhancement Act (Bill S-229)
September 25, 2017
  • Parliament has Returned
  • Meeting of Infrastructure Ministers
  • Underground Infrastructure Safety Enhancement Act (Bill S-229)
June 19, 2017
  • Budget Implementation Act (Bill C-44)
  • Canada Infrastructure Bank
  • Underground Infrastructure Safety Enhancement Act (Bill S-229) 
June 5, 2017
  • Budget Implementation Act (Bill C-44)
  • Canada Infrastructure Bank
  • Underground Infrastructure Safety Enhancement Act (Bill S-229) 
May 22, 2017
  • Budget Implementation Act (Bill C-44)
  • CPWA Board Meetings in Ottawa
  • Underground Infrastructure Safety Enhancement Act (Bill S-229)
  • Railway Safety Act Review
  • FCM's Municipal Asset Management Program
May 8, 2017
  • Budget Implementation Act6 (Bill C-44)
  • CPWA Board Meetings in Ottawa
  • Underground Infrastructure Safety Enhancement Act (Bill S-229)
  • Rail Safety Improvement Program
April 10, 2017
  • Post-Budget Activities
  • Canada Infrastructure Bank Update
  • Underground Infrastructure Safety Enhancement Act (Bill S-229)
March 27, 2017
  • Budget Highlights
  • Underground Infrastructure Safety Enhancement Act (Bill S-229)
March 13, 2017
  • Federal Budget 2017
  • Senate Finance Committee Report on Infrastructure
  • Federal Floodplain Mapping Framework
February 27, 2017
  • Federal Budget 2017
  • Infrastructure Minister Sohi Appears Before House Committee
  • Underground Infrastructure Safety Enhancement Act (Bill S-229)
February 13, 2017
  • New Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Infrastructure & Communities
  • Canada Infrastructure Bank Special Advisor
  • Parliamentary Budget Office Report on Infrastructure
  • Two New FCM Programs Announced
  • Asset Management Planning Certificate
  • Underground Infrastructure Safety Enhancement Act (Bill S-229)

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