Building Magazine

Canadian Infrastructure Report Card

  • Where to Dig?

    November 10, 2016 by Rhys Phillips

    Across Canada, infrastructure renewal and investment is desperately needed. But who pays and how? Land Value Capture mechanisms are seen by many as a potential solution to this dilemma.

  • Bears repeating

    August 25, 2016 by Peter Sobchak

    Our building stock is getting old. Dangerously so, say many experts. The average age of non-residential building in Ontario is now 38.4 years – the oldest in the country, says the CMHC in their Canada Housing Observer from 2006 (already

  • Feature Building

    Time to reinvest in aging municipal buildings

    August 25, 2016 by

    According to the 2016 Canadian Infrastructure Report Card (CIRC), one third of existing municipal infrastructure in Canada is at risk of rapid deterioration, and requires repair and accelerated renewal. The report found that seven out of eight infrastructure categories were