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Special Edition on Infrastructure 2018

The Lexpert Special Editions profiles selected Lexpert-ranked lawyers whose focus is in Corporate, Infrastructure, Energy and Litigation law and relevant practices. It also includes feature articles on legal aspects of Canadian business issues.

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12 LEXPERT | 2018 | WWW.LEXPERT.CA FEW THINGS FRUSTR ATE Torontonians more than their public transit system. e daily commute for transit users across Canada's larg- est city is frequently fraught with breakdowns, delays, overcrowding and faulty streetcars. Moving millions of people across Toronto and its surrounding area is a massive undertaking and, as the size of the city dramatically increases, strains on the system have become more apparent. Getting new public transit Infra- structure projects off the ground is increasingly important, especially as the Greater Toronto Area's (GTA) population is expected to rise from close to seven million to almost 10 million by 2041. Fortunately, "Canada generally is charging ahead with important transit Infrastructure projects across the country," including "significant transit projects both in process and planned for Toronto," says Sharon Vogel, a Part- ner in Singleton Urquhart Reynolds Vogel LLP's Construction and Infra- ALL SYSTEMS GO By Ann Macaulay TRANSIT Hundreds of projects underway in GTA and Hamilton area as population booms PHOTO: SHUTTERSTOCK

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