Hydro-Quebec to refurbish Carillon GS
Hydro-Quebec announced this morning it will invest $750 million to refurbish its Carillon generating station, mainly to replace six generating units. The investment also covers the cost of civil engineering work, including adjustments to water passageways, upgrading electrical equipment and replacing the station roof. Work will start in 2021 and continue until 2027.
Women in HVACR conference starts today
Today is day one of the Women Empowering Women in HVACR virtual conference. Tomorrow features a keynote address from Mechanical Contractors Association of Canada CEO Tania Johnston. The event is organized by the Ontario Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Contractors Association.
Ottawa’s Alta Vista corridor on councillor’s radar
The latest newsletter from Ottawa City Councillor Shawn Menard, released yesterday, alerts his constituents that the planned Alta Vista Transportation Corridor is poised to be included in the city’s new Transportation Master Plan. The corridor is a planned highway that runs east/west behind the Ottawa General Hospital campus.
“Building more roads encourages driving through induced demand, rather than prioritizing pedestrian, bicycle, and public transit…it will also destroy valuable green spaces,” warns Menard.
Poloz feature in Osler infrastructure webinar
Lexology today reports that Osler has posted a video covering its Sept. 23 webinar, “Will infrastructure spending be part of Canada’s economic recovery plan?” The webinar features Osler special adviser and immediate past governor of the Bank of Canada Stephen Poloz, the chair of Osler’s Financial Services Practice Chris Bennett and the chair of Osler’s Construction and Infrastructure Group Richard Wong.