Canadian Policy Priorities
The Canadian Public Works Association (CPWA), or Association Canadienne des Travaux Publics (ACTP), was founded in 1986 to enhance the services of the American Public Works Association (APWA) to the Canadian public works community. Since that time, CPWA has become “the voice of public works in Canada.” The CPWA believes it is imperative that public infrastructure investments are supported by strong asset management systems, that they are managed effectively, and that funding formulas and application innovations for infrastructure recognize the unique nature of both rural and urban jurisdictions. In order to achieve these objectives, while at the same time improving individual and commercial productivity by providing sustainable, safe and healthy places to live, work, play and invest, the CPWA recommends that attention be focused on:
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