May 17, 2011
May 15 to 21, 2011 has been declared National Public Works Week in Ontario.
The week recognizes the dedicated men and women who contribute to public works and infrastructure across the province. It also provides an opportunity to highlight the essential role that public works plays in building vibrant communities and strong, local economies.
Examples of public works and infrastructure in Ontario communities include:
Investing in Ontario’s roads, highways, transit, hospitals and schools is part of the government’s plan to create jobs, grow local economies and ensure the province remains strong and competitive for years to come.
“This occasion provides an excellent opportunity to highlight the importance of investing in public works and infrastructure projects. Our government greatly appreciates the work of the dedicated men and women in public works and welcomes the opportunity to acknowledge them.”
- Bob Chiarelli, Minister of Infrastructure
Find out what infrastructure projects are being built in your community.