Green infrastructure for Nova Scotia
Representatives of three levels of government as well as Bill Karsten, president of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, are in Nova Scotia this morning to make a funding announcement for two green infrastructure projects in the province. The event will take place in Coldbrook, N.S.
Elliott, Clark join Ford
Ontario Premier Doug Ford will be joined by Minister of Health Christine Elliott, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing Steve Clark and Dr. David Williams, the province’s chief medical officer of health, this afternoon for an announcement. The media event will be at Queen’s Park at 1:30 p.m.
GNR Quebec Capital hires new president
GNR Quebec Capital, an investment fund that invests in waste-conversion projects in Quebec, today announced the appointment of Gerard Mounier as president and general manager of GNR Quebec Capital Management Inc. GNR Quebec Capital invests to develop and operate facilities that treat and convert organic waste into renewable natural gas and biofertilizers.
OPG promotes heavy water recycling
Ontario Power Generation’s (OPG) Centre for Canadian Nuclear Sustainability today announced it’s entering a collaboration agreement between Laurentis Energy Partners (LEP) and BWXT Canada Ltd. to develop technology that will assist in the recycling of heavy water at OPG’s nuclear facilities.
The project between LEP and BWXT will develop new technology to recycle heavy water used to cool Canadian pressurized heavy-water reactors such as those in OPG’s Pickering and Darlington Nuclear Generating Stations in Ontario. Once recycled, the heavy water will be used in non-nuclear applications such as pharmaceuticals, medical diagnostics and next generation electronics including fibre optics.
Miller Thomson dives deeper into COVID contracts
Lawyers Leanna Olson and Lauren Toreson of Toronto-based Miller Thomson LLP have published a new instalment in their series of articles on construction contracts in the COVID era. The new post, released Tuesday, examines Warranty Obligation, Change Mechanisms and Termination for Convenience.
Chinese firm announces next-gen autonomous parking system
Human Horizons, a Chinese smart mobility and autonomous driving research company, yesterday announced the rollout of its world-first Level 4 Autonomous Valet Parking system on the HiPhi X production vehicle. The launch comes after development and testing at the Shanghai research centre and is said to mark a milestone in advanced autonomous driving technology research.