RCCAO Press Releases

Toronto - April 26, 2017

Soil from Ontario construction projects would fill 16 Rogers Centres: report   PDF format! 377

Toronto - December 08, 2016

Environmental assessment delays hurting Ontario economy   PDF format! 396

Toronto - November 29, 2016

Ontario deserves kudos for automated vehicles move but more needs to be done   PDF format! 375KB

Toronto - November 24, 2016

Construction alliance agrees with Mayor Tory: it's #TimeToBuild   PDF format! 373KB

Toronto - October 27, 2016

Expect more GTHA traffic congestion with rise of automated vehicles   PDF format! 376KB

Toronto - September 07, 2016

Infrastructure agency would advise federal government on mega-projects: report   PDF format! 345KB

Toronto - July 27, 2016

Megatrends will influence how $176B in Infrastructure will be spent in Ontario: report   PDF format! 64KB

Toronto - March 22, 2016

Construction Alliance Supports Infrastructure Budget   PDF format! 88KB

Toronto - February 25, 2016

Press Release
Infrastructure Advocate Available to Comment on 2016 Ontario Budget
  PDF format! 46KB

Toronto - February 17, 2016

Press Release
Canadian infrastructure bank would support financing, delivery of $125-billion federal program
  PDF format! 98KB

Toronto - January 18, 2016

Press Release
RCCAO applauds Canadian Infrastructure Report Card
  PDF format! 52KB

Toronto - October 28, 2015

Press Release
Massive Econ Returns of Public Infra Inv
  PDF format! 46KB

Toronto - September 10, 2015

Media Release
Ontario's $130-billion infrastructure investment appropriate but major trends must be acted on to maximize returns
  PDF format! 68KB

Toronto - July 15, 2015

News Release
The time is right for Ontario to implement dedicated fuel taxes
  PDF format! 66KB

Toronto - June 03, 2015

News Release
RCCAO Applauds 2015 Ontario Budget for Its Commitment to Infrastructure Investment
  PDF format! 40KB

Toronto - April 23, 2015

News Release
10 years of advocacy comes to fruition in Ontario's infrastructure-laden budget but RCCAO still encourages using revenue tools such as HOT lanes, gas tax
  PDF format! 67KB

Toronto - April 16, 2015

News Release
RCCAO applauds financing #infrastructure through Hydro One partial sale But encourages accelerated implementation of HOT lanes
  PDF format! 58Kb

Toronto - March 24, 2015

Press Release - Improving Ontario's One Call System   PDF format! 65Kb

Toronto - February 19, 2015

Press Release - Ontario's opportunity to act on excess construction soils   PDF format! 107Kb

Toronto - February 12, 2015

Media Release - PROVINCE COULD BOOST ECONOMY BY STREAMLINING THE CLASS ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT PROCESS FOR MUNICIPAL INFRASTRUCTURE   PDF format! 54Kb

Toronto - December 17, 2014

Media Release - Province should take more aggressive approach to selling Crown assets to finance infrastructure, new report says   PDF format! 54Kb

Toronto - October 18, 2014

Press Release - Advisory Council on Government Assets: Construction Alliance Supports Dedicated Funding for Infrastructure Projects but Suggests Another Approach   PDF format! 92Kb

Toronto - June 20, 2014

Press Release - Taxing Motor Gas and Diesel Fuel in the GTHA. Will This Generate Sufficient Revenue?  PDF format! 48Kb

Toronto - March 11, 2014

Press Release - Approval Process for Municipal Infrastructure Projects is Taking too Long and Costing too Much
Municipal Class Environmental Assessment process to blame
  PDF format! 49Kb

Oakville - October 17, 2013

Press Release - OGRA AND RCCAO RELEASE REPORT ON COUNTY OF WELLINGTON BRIDGES  PDF format! 68Kb

Toronto - April 03, 2013

Press Release - Congestion Mitigation Technologies offer Solutions for the Greater Toronto, Hamilton Area   PDF format! 45KB

Toronto - January 29, 2013

Press Release - Public Transit Technology, Parking Taxes and Levies, Road Tolls and Fuel Tax Recommended in Transportation study New Ontario Premier Wynne has already stated that some of these funding tools will have to be adopted.   PDF format! 45kb

Toronto - November 12, 2012

Press Release - Here's the 'dirt' on excess construction soil:
Millions of cubic metres going to landfill could be re-used instead, says RCCAO
  PDF format! 94Kb

Toronto - July 12, 2012

Press Release - No longer dirt cheap
Excavated soil from construction a growing problem in Ontario;
Lack of provincial guidelines drives up cost of disposal
  PDF format! 45Kb

Oakville - April 16, 2012

Press Release - OGRA Partners with RCCAO and MTO for Wellington County Bridges Study  PDF format! 26Kb

Toronto - March 27, 2012

News Release - Ontario Maintains Major Commitment to Infrastructure in Budget 2012  PDF format! 42Kb

Toronto - March 19, 2012

News Release - RCCAO comments on finance minister's pre-budget announcement on cuts to infrastructure.   PDF format! 23Kb

Toronto - March 15, 2012

News Release - Construction industry to McGuinty government: stay the course on infrastructure
Dedicate higher vehicle registration fees to roads and bridges
  PDF format! 20Kb

Toronto - March 01, 2012

News Release - RCCAO Video Provides Glimpse of a Poorer Ontario If We Fail to Invest Wisely in Infrastructure   PDF format! 25Kb

Toronto - January 19, 2012

News Release - Residential and Civil Construction Alliance of Ontario supports Simcoe growth plans   PDF format! 74Kb

Toronto - December 08, 2011

News Release - Public Infrastructure Investment in Ontario: The Importance of Staying the Course.   PDF format! 373Kb

Toronto - March 09, 2011

News Release - Government Fees, Levies and Regulatory Costs Driving Up Housing Prices in the GTA   PDF format! 66kb

Toronto - November 12, 2010

Press Release - Why Capital Investment in Infrastructure Alone Won't Guarantee Transit Growth   PDF format! 66kb

Toronto - October 27, 2010

News Release - AUDITOR GENERAL'S REPORT REVEALS INFRASTRUCTURE WORKS SAYS RCCAO  PDF format! 132kb

Toronto - July 15, 2010

News Release - CURRENT INFRASTRUCTURE DEFICIT PUTS CANADIAN ECONOMY AT RISK  PDF format! 106kb

Toronto - March 23, 2010

News Release - "Ontario Budget: Province could get 10,000 people back to work by streamlining the EA process"  PDF format! 30kb

Toronto - March 02, 2010

RCCAO Releases Study on Ontario's Environmental Assessment Process Taking Big Bite Out of Provincial Economy  PDF format! 31kb

Toronto - October 29, 2009

RCCAO Releases Report on Government Procurement Practices  PDF format! 32kb

Toronto - June 10, 2009

RCCAO study finds Ontario consumers paying $700 million a year for water that never reaches their taps   PDF format! 31kb

Toronto - February 23, 2009

Unless EA Red Tape Eliminated Economic Stimulus Projects Will Face Unacceptable Delays  PDF format! 34kb

Toronto - November 13, 2008

CAN ROAD TOLLS HELP EASE GRIDLOCK, REDUCE EMISSIONS, AND SUSTAIN TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE?  PDF format! 54kb

Toronto - April 24, 2008

Ontario's Building Permit Process Remains Inefficient Despite Building Code Reforms  PDF format! 31kb

Examination Of Recent Reforms To The Building Code Act And The Building Permit Process In The GTA - Complete report  PDF format! 1.19mb

Toronto - January 29, 2008

RCCAO Study Examines Politicized Process of Transportation Planning in the GTA, Offers Priorities for Action and Recommendations for Funding  PDF format! 37kb

TRANSPORTATION OPPORTUNITIES REPORT - DR. SOBERMAN PUTS FORWARD REGIONALLY SIGNIFICANT TRANSIT INITIATIVES FOR THE GTA.  PDF format! 5171kb

Toronto - January 21, 2008

RCCAO STUDY URGES A RANGE OF NEW MUNICIPAL TAXES TO PAY FOR ROAD AND TRANSIT SYSTEMS   PDF format! 30kb

Financing Public Transit and Transportation in the Greater Toronto Area and Hamilton: Future Initiatives - Complete report   PDF format! 2.47mb

Toronto - November 20, 2007

NEW RCCAO STUDY RAISES CONCERNS ABOUT BRIDGE SAFETY IN ONTARIO   PDF format! 31kb

ONTARIO'S BRIDGES - BRIDGING THE GAP - Complete Report   PDF format! 1442kb

Toronto - July 24, 2007
Water and Sewer Systems in the GTA

CRUMBLING WATER AND SEWER SYSTEMS THREATEN THE GTA - GOVERNMENT MUST RESPOND IN INNOVATIVE NEW WAYS  PDF format! 38kb

Fact sheet - Asset Management  PDF format! 36kb

Fact sheet - Financing  PDF format! 35kb

Toronto - April 11, 2007
Water and Sewer Infrastructure Study
Toronto - November 16, 2006
Transportation Challenges In The Greater Toronto Area
Toronto - July 6, 2006
The Infrastructure Funding Deficit: Time to Act
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