407 ETR (Express
This website provides the history of the 407 ETR, a highway infrastructure
project sold by the Ontario government to the private sector.
The site details how it works, displays a map of the route and
features the "Toll Calculator." Visitors may also register
for a prepaid transponder.
Models of Public-Private Partnerships
This site provides detailed information on alternative models
of public-private partnerships. Sections include: a summary and
an introduction, "What are Public-Private Partnerships?",
"Alternative Models", "PPPs in Europe", "PPPs
and Public Finances", bibliography and examples of Public-Private
for Public-Private Partnerships
Established in 1993, the Canadian Council for Public-Private
Partnerships is a non-partisan and a non-profit organization.
The website provides information on memberships, publications,
conferences and the 1999 National Awards winners as well as the
2000 National Awards package.
of Public Employees (CUPE)
The CUPE website provides information on their Public Works!
Campaign, explores health and safety, equality, health care and
environmental issues facing public employees as well as news,
publications, conventions, events and updates on strikes and
This website is a secure electronic location for shopping and
fundraising, launched by Industry Canada, Royal Bank and other
Medical School - Telemedicine
The Nova Scotia TeleHealth Network is a partnership between the
Nova Scotia Department of Health, Dalhousie Medical School, TecKnowledge
Healthcare Systems Inc. and MTT. This site also features other
innovative programs at Dalhousie, including environmental health,
bioethics, health law and medical humanities.
Post Office (EPO)
This website is an example of a public-private business venture.
Canada Post Corporation and Toronto-based Cebra Inc. created
EPO, a new web-based service which enables individuals and businesses
to take advantage of a full range of paperless mail services
via the internet.
The GKP website provides overviews, session minutes, exhibitor
and sponsor information as well as RealAudio webcasts of the
Global Knowledge 97 and GK II conferences held in Toronto, Canada
and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia respectively.
Global Teleheath is working in conjunction with the Victorian
Healthcare Association to create TeleHealth Victoria, a public
health initiative in the Australian State of Victoria.
Spanish company Ferrovial is one of the partners in the 407 ETR
(Express Toll Route) project in Southern Ontario. Other major
projects currently underway include the Guggenheim Museum and
the Senate Building in Madrid.
for Public-Private Partnerships (IP3)
IP3 provides governments, bi- and multilateral assistance agencies,
non-governmental organizations and private businesses with the
training and technical assistance needed to foster successful
partnerships. The IP3 website provides details on training activities,
workshop series and technical assistance activities.
for Public-Private Partnerships
A US-based non-profit and non-partisan organization, the National
Council for Public-Private Partnerships website provides information
on conferences, seminars, workshops, industry meetings, publications,
and member contact information.
Nova Learning develops new school facilities, and has built schools
under public-private partnership (P3) arrangements with the Nova
Scotia government. The site offers information about the company,
a profile of the schools they have built and links to P3 resources.
This website provides a model for public/private partnering that
outlines the stages, roles, processes and contracts needed as
well as the pitfalls. P3 Consulting provides support, training
and coaching for the negotiation and drafting of collaborative
and Procurement Inc.
Partnering and Procurement Inc. is a Canadian company with offices
in Ottawa, Toronto and Halifax. They have been involved in procurement
initiatives involving Alternative Service Delivery, Electronic
Service Delivery and Public-Private Partnering.
for Public Works
"Private Capital for Public Works: Designing the Next-Generation
Franchise for Public-Private Partnerships in Transportation Infrastructure"
is John Christopher Kopp's Master's Thesis submitted to the Department
of Civil Engineering at Northwestern University on May 1, 1997.
Partnership 2000 (PPP 2000)
PPP 2000 was a series of forums on public policy issues concerning
natural disaster reduction that began in September 1997 to October
1999 and were held in Washington, DC. This website provides forum
summaries, quick notes and lists of forum speakers.
TecKnowledge is a Halifax-based company currently partnering
with the Province of Nova Scotia, Dalhousie Medical School and
MTT in providing telehealth services in the province. Their website
includes telehealth news stories, information on the industry
and links to other websites.
Formed in 1991 as a public-private partnership, Teranet provides
land and legal electronic information services. The website details
Teranet's services, and features a newsroom and calendar of events.
Canada: Public-Private Partnerships
Transport Canada's website provides three downloadable reports
concerning Public-Private Partnerships in relation to Canadian
highways: PPP's and their Role in a Possible National Highway
Program, Context of PPP's for Highways in Canada and PPP's for
Highways: Experience, Structure, Financing, Applicability and