Ontario's Forensic Services and Coroner's Complex Receives CCPPP Award for Innovation and Excellence in P3s

TORONTO, Nov. 8, 2016 /CNW/ - The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP) is proud to announce that the Forensic Services and Coroner's Complex, (FSCC), in Ontario is the Silver Award recipient in the Service Delivery category of the 2016 National Awards for Innovation and Excellence in Public-Private Partnerships (P3s).

The development of the complex was in direct response to a judicial inquiry into Pediatric Forensic Pathology in Ontario which identified a need for updated and consolidated facilities. The 663 thousand square foot state of the art medico-legal building houses the Office of the Chief Coroner, the Ontario Forensic Pathology Service, the Centre of Forensic Sciences and the Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management.

The state of the art lab facilities and court rooms enhance investigations and the quality of evidence ranks the Complex among the best performing and serviced facilities of its type in North America.

The FSCC is a Design Build Finance and Maintain project with a total cost of $ 497 million and a Value for Money of $ 111.5 million. Innovative facilities management approaches added great value to the project as a whole.

The Awards Panel noted that the partners demonstrated innovative approaches to facilities management and  that the public-private partnership model on this project motivated a superior level of service.

The CCPPP National Awards will be presented on Monday, November 14th, 2016 at the 24th Annual CCPPP National Conference – INNOVATING OUR FUTURE at the Sheraton Centre Hotel in downtown Toronto.

Visit the conference site for more program and registration details.

Quotes:

"On behalf of the project team and all of us at Infrastructure Ontario, we are pleased that the Forensic Sciences and Coroners Complex has been awarded the Silver Award for Service Delivery. This facility is world class, from the unique design to the on-going efficient and effective facilities management services."

Toni Rossi, Interim President and CEO, Infrastructure Ontario

"The FSCC project is an excellent example of the efficient and effective facility management and service delivery that can be realized through the AFP model.  The CSS (FSCC) Partnership through the AFP model takes pride in supporting the delivery of critical and world leading medico-legal service and investigation by the Province of Ontario."

Derron Bain Senior Vice President Concert Infrastructure Ltd.

"The FSCC project sets a standard of excellence for its innovative approach to service delivery in Ontario.  It's the kind of innovation that has contributed to the growing strength and continued success of the P3 market in Canada."

Mark Romoff, CCPPP President and CEO

About the Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships: Established in 1993, CCPPP is a national, non-partisan, member-based organization with broad representation from across the public and private sectors. Its mission is to promote smart, innovative and modern approaches to infrastructure development and service delivery through public-private partnerships with all levels of government. The Council is a proponent of evidence-based public policy in support of P3s, facilitates the adoption of international best practices, and educates stakeholders and the community on the economic and social benefits of public-private partnerships.

SOURCE Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships

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For further information: For media enquiries contact: Dave Trafford, Director, Communications & Media Relations, dtrafford@pppcouncil.ca, 416-861-0605 ext. 210

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