Canada Infrastructure Bank supports Alberta irrigation project
Representatives of the provincial and federal governments will gather in Calgary this morning to announce a “major investment in irrigation infrastructure in the province” that will involve participation by the Canada Infrastructure Bank. The announcement will be held at the BMO Centre at 11 a.m.
Baie D’Urfe project under legal microscope
Today’s Lexology legal roundup reports on a post prepared by Miller Thomson LLP dealing with a case in which the Town of Baie D’Urfe, Que. applied for a provisional injunction to stop construction work that was being carried out. The author, Nicolas Sacha Nesviginsky, writes that the case is a good example of the principle that when it comes to court proceedings, time is of the essence.
EV infrastructure for Nova Scotia
The federal government will also make an infrastructure funding announcement in Nova Scotia this morning. The “green infrastructure” project will involve EVs and the event will take place in Wolfville.
Bird to reveal Q3 results
Bird Construction announced yesterday it will release its financial results for the quarter ended Sept. 30 after market close on Nov. 10 and will host a conference call and webcast to discuss the results the next day at 10 a.m. ET.
Richilieu reports growth, strong renovation market
Montreal-based specialty hardware distribution and manufacturing company Richelieu Hardware yesterday announced growth in total sales for the first nine months of 2019 of 4.1 per cent. Sales to hardware retailers and renovation superstores reached $48.7 million, up $16.8 million or 52.7 per cent over the corresponding quarter of 2019, of which 40.7 per cent was from internal growth and 12 per cent from acquisitions. The firm attributes that growth in part to a strong renovation market in Canada.