The Trump administration has made infrastructure a hot topic in the US, where a funding chasm still needs to be addressed. The nation’s energy needs dominate conversations about the sector, but this has expanded to less conventional sources in the face of the President’s opposition to renewables. While, further north in Canada, a new frontier is emerging regarding the untapped openings presented by the infrastructure deficit faced by the country’s First Nations. Meanwhile, both countries are caught up in the debate about what constitutes infra and its ever-expanding parameters. Here we present the latest trends and opportunities sweeping the continent.