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  • April 9, 2021 - ReNew Canada Read More
    Construction alliance calls for water infrastructure maintenance funds
  • April 8, 2021 - RCCAO Video On YouTube
    RCCAO calls for a fund to help improve critical water infrastructure
  • April 6, 2021 - Winnipeg Free Press Read More
    Municipalities feeling the COVID-19 crunch
  • March 30, 2021 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    RCCAO commends feds for additional gas tax funding for municipalities
  • March 30, 2021 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    Stakeholders give high marks to Bethlenfalvy budget
  • March 29, 2021 - Toronto Storeys Read More
    Over $1 Billion in Construction Projects Planned for Toronto in 2021
  • March 26, 2021 - CKDR Radio Read More
    Government pledges to double gas tax fund
  • March 25, 2021 - Toronto Storeys Read More
    Residential real estate leaders support Ontario 2021 budget
  • March 25, 2021 - ReNew Canada Read More
    Ontario releases record-breaking budget, including healthcare infrastructure funds
  • March 24, 2021 - The Toronto Sun Read More
    Toronto mayor welcomes provincial budget
  • March 22, 2021 - Daily Commercial News
    The Construction Record Podcast: Ontario budget special with RCCAO (Audio)

  • March 11, 2021 - ReNew Canada Read More
    Ontario construction alliance appoints new executive director
  • March 10, 2021 - ReNew Canada Read More
    Keep the funds flowing: A call for immediate action to help municipalities support SOGR projects
  • March 10, 2021 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    Ontario stakeholders expect spring capital funds to flow following municipal top-up
  • March 4, 2021 - The Toronto Sun Read More
    Ontario municipalities to receive $500M in new provincial funding
  • March 3, 2021 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    Excess Soils Engagement Group receives Ontario's Amethyst Award
  • February 25, 2021 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    Pandemic "crisis continues to extend beyond anyone's expectations," says OGRA panellist
  • February 19, 2021 - Caledon Enterprise Read More
    Caledon property tax increase is 1.13 per cent, about $59 per household
  • February 19, 2021 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    Construction lost 45,400 jobs in January
  • February 18, 2021 - The Globe and Mail Read More
    Toronto city council has passed budget with massive hole
  • February 17, 2021 - Mississauga.com Read More
    Taxes and utility rates going up in Brampton, Mississauga and Caledon in Peel Region 2021 budget
  • February 12, 2021 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    RCCAO lauds transit funding from federal government
  • February 9, 2021 - Rock to Road Read More
    RCCAO calls for Safe Restart Agreement 2.0
  • February 5, 2021 - CBC News Read More
    What you need to know about the City of Windsor budget proposal
  • February 3, 2021 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    Burlington 2021 budget approved with investments in the renewal of city assets
  • February 3, 2021 - Toronto Storeys Read More
    Toronto could remove parking minimums for new developments
  • February 2, 2021 - The Toronto Star Read More
    Toronto to consider ending parking minimums on new developments, imposing maximums instead
  • February 2, 2021 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    RCCAO urges feds to help municipalities weather budget shortfalls caused by pandemic
  • February 1, 2021 - Financial Post Read More
    One Ontario initiative to standardize and streamline the development application approval process hits critical mass
  • January 28, 2021 - The County Weekly News Read More
    Construction alliance hopes money will continue to flow to infrastructure spending
  • January 27, 2021 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    RCCAO says Safe Restart Agreement 2.0 needed, construction jobs at risk
  • January 26, 2021 - Plumbing & HVAC Read More
    Construction jobs at risk if funds don't flow
  • January 25, 2021 - The Toronto Sun Read More
    Construction jobs at risk without further government aid
  • January 25, 2021 - Construction Real Estate Wealth Read More
    Budget deficits could scuttle critical infrastructure projects
  • January 22, 2021 - Novae Res Urbis – Toronto Read More
    Shifting gears on parking
    "Posted with permission of the publisher of NRU Publishing Inc. Original article first appeared in Novae Res Urbis – Toronto, Vol. 25, No. 3, Wednesday, January 22, 2021."
  • January 19, 2021 - Ontario Construction News Read More
    Construction alliance calls on governments to ensure funds flow for 2021 building season
  • January 18, 2021 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    Tory calls on federal, provincial governments to negotiate Safe Restart Agreement
  • January 15, 2021 - ReNew Canada Read More
    Construction alliance calls on governments to ensure infrastructure funds flow
  • January 15, 2021 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    RCCAO releases video calling on governments to provide funding for municipal projects
  • January 14, 2021 - Building Read More
    RCCAO calls on governments to commit more funds to municipalities
  • January 14, 2021 - Rock to Road Read More
    Construction alliance calls on governments to ensure funds flow for 2021 building season
  • January 13, 2021 - National Post Read More
    New head of Canada Infrastructure Bank promises more investments after Ottawa loosens reins
  • January 12, 2021 - Toronto Star Read More
    Tory warns of up to $860 million in city budget cuts unless federal and provincial governments offer more pandemic aid
  • December 21, 2020 - CBC News Read More
    Roads, bridges and west harbour focus of Hamilton's $484M capital budget for 2021
    More than half of the money will go toward transit, roads, sidewalks, bridges and traffic
  • December 17, 2020 - On-Site Magazine Read More
    Ontario municipalities get $695M in added relief to buttress shaky budgets
  • December 17, 2020 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    RCCAO welcomes government's municipal funding commitment
  • December 17, 2020 - Construction Comment Read More
    41,000 jobs at risk: RCCAO
  • December 3, 2020 - Exchange Magazine Read More
    RCCAO calls on federal government to take immediate action to help municipalities
  • December 2, 2020 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    RCCAO responds to fall economic statement reiterating call for feds to help municipalities
  • November 20, 2020 - Construction Canada Read More
    Urgent action needed to save 41K construction-related jobs in Ontario
  • November 19, 2020 - Rock to Road Read More
    Action needed to save 41,000 construction-related jobs in Ontario, RCCAO says
  • November 19, 2020 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    RCCAO: Urgent action needed to save 41,000 construction-related jobs
  • November 19, 2020 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    RCCAO reiterates to FCM importance of immediate state-of-good-repair funding
  • November 17, 2020 - Construction Comment Read More
    More work needed, RCCAO warns
  • November 14, 2020 - The Toronto Sun Read More
    Ottey: Dodging an economic pothole
  • November 12, 2020 - Ear to the Ground Read More
    Late utility locates: Ontario construction industry's priority solutions
  • November 12, 2020 - Ear to the Ground Read More
    The late locates problem
  • November 12, 2020 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    RCCAO recommendations on proposed EA project list
  • November 9, 2020 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    Stakeholders largely praise Ontario budget but criticize infrastructure bottlenecks
  • November 7, 2020 - Toronto Sun Read More
    Contractors can ill-afford construction delays
  • November 6, 2020 - QP Briefing Read More
    Stakeholders react to the 2020 Ontario budget
    RCCAO executive director Andy Manahan was quoted in a QP Briefing story on the provincial budget.
  • November 4, 2020 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    Industry Perspectives Op-Ed: Time to target shovel-ready projects
  • October 30, 2020 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    Latest OCS survey reveals 'it's not back to normal by any stretch of the imagination'
  • October 29, 2020 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    Ontario Rebuilding and Recovery Act a positive step, but there needs to be more: stakeholders
  • October 29, 2020 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    Civil and engineering contractors concerned about volume of work coming down the pipeline
  • October 28, 2020 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    RCCAO chair warns of major construction job losses without more project funding
  • October 26, 2020 - Canadian Press Read More
    Mayors, construction industry, call on Ontario and feds for infrastructure money
  • October 26, 2020 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    RCCAO makes submission on On1Call's proposed policy and bylaw amendments
  • October 23, 2020 - Construction Comment Read More
    RCCAO report warns of effects of funding inactivity
  • October 23, 2020 - Construction Comment Read More
    RCCAO proposes sweeping One Call changes
  • October 21, 2020 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    Construction stakeholders make strong recommendations in Ontario budget submissions
  • October 19, 2020 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    New RCCAO chair to focus on affordable housing, state of good repair projects through pandemic
  • October 16, 2020 - Rock to Road Read More
    RCCAO fall budget submission
  • October 16, 2020 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    Rubinoff steps down after 15 years as RCCAO board chair
  • October 14, 2020 - CP24 On YouTube
    Andy Manahan talks infrastructure funding on CP24
  • October 14, 2020 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    Ontario committee's COVID infrastructure report a 'head scratcher,' says Cautillo
  • October 13, 2020 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    New RCCAO chair: 'Ottawa needs to open up the tap and get funds flowing' for infrastructure
  • October 5, 2020 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    Stakeholders praise $10B growth plan but some query lack of traditional projects
  • October 3, 2020 - News Talk - 1010
    RCCAO director Peter Smith talks about the state of infrastructure funding in Ontario (Audio)

  • October 2, 2020 - Rock to Road Read More
    Making the Grade
  • October 2, 2020 - Rock to Road Read More
    A winning scenario: increasing the use of recycled aggregates on municipal projects
  • September 30, 2020 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    Restraint on infrastructure spending will cost jobs: RCCAO
  • September 24, 2020 - Plumbing & HVAC Magazine Read More
    Industry responds positively to throne speech
  • September 24, 2020 - News Talk Sauga 960 AM
    RCCAO executive director Andy Manahan was interviewed about the Throne Speech on News Talk Sauga 960 AM(Audio)

  • September 23, 2020 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    UPDATE: Speech from the throne includes support for housing, retrofits, green projects
  • September 23, 2020 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    RCCAO unveils plan to cut waits for utility locates
  • September 18, 2020 - Rock to Road Read More
    Six-point plan proposed to shorten wait time of Ontario utility locates
  • September 14, 2020 - Canadian Insider Read More
    Residential and civil contractors proposing six-point plan to speed up utility locates in Ontario
  • September 14, 2020 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    RCCAO: Strategic infrastructure decisions key to helping municipalities and construction
  • September 10, 2020 - ReNew Canada Read More
    RCCAO board member Patrick McManus named executive director of OSWCA
  • September 10, 2020 - ReNew Canada Read More
    Andy Manahan shares insights in 15th anniversary issue of magazine
  • August 31, 2020 - Crane & Hoist Canada Read More
    RCCAO podcasts take deep dive into issues affecting Ontario construction industry
  • August 27, 2020 - Ontario Construction News Read More
    Decision to pull the plug on Sidewalk Labs project is subject of RCCAO podcast
  • August 24, 2020 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    RCCAO podcast analyzes Sidewalk Labs failure
  • August 2020 - Canadian Government Executive Read More
    Rebuilding Sustainable Communities
  • August 20, 2020 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    OCCA shifts focus amid pandemic to encourage students to pursue construction industry careers
  • August 18, 2020 - Rock to Road Read More
    Time, money and commitment required to fix Toronto's sewage and stormwater system
  • August 17, 2020 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    RCCAO podcast tackles gaps in Toronto's water works
  • August 17, 2020 - Plumbing & HVAC Magazine Read More
    Toronto needs to improve sewage and stormwater systems, says industry leaders
  • August 11, 2020 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    OGCA, CDAO ask legislators for COVID contract relief
  • August 11, 2020 - Rock to Road Read More
    Using wood and mass timber for more builds will have spinoff effects for Ontario
  • August 11, 2020 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    RCCAO podcast focuses on timber construction in Ontario
  • August 7, 2020 - Ontario Construction News Read More
    Planning for Ontario Line must continue despite declines in transit ridership due to COVID-19
  • August 6, 2020 - CanadaTalks SiriusXM 167
    Andy Manahan and Mike Yorke discuss government investment in public infrastructure (Audio)

  • August 4, 2020 - Rock to Road Read More
    Planning for Ontario Line must continue despite declines in transit ridership due to COVID-19
  • August 4, 2020 - Rock to Road Read More
    RCCAO welcomes $4 billion assistance plan for municipalities and transit
  • August 4, 2020 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    Full speed ahead on Ontario Line, RCCAO podcast panellists urge
  • July 30, 2020 - Andy Manahan On YouTube
    RCCAO Presentation to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs
  • July 30, 2020 On YouTube
    Decrease in Municipal Tenders
    Andy Manahan addresses question from Orleans MPP Stephen Blais about how much municipal tenders are down on average
  • July 30, 2020 On YouTube
    Construction Sector's Role in the Recovery
    Andy Manahan addresses question from Flamborough-Glanbrook MPP Donna Skelly on what role industry can play in the recovery
  • July 30, 2020 On YouTube
    Industry is Ready, Willing and Able
    Andy Manahan addresses question from Orleans MPP Stephen Blais about industry's capacity to ensure quality and timeliness if government comes forward with money for infrastructure
  • July 30, 2020 On YouTube
    Infrastructure dollars boost GDP
    Andy Manahan addresses question from Sudbury MPP Jamie West about how infrastructure dollars boost GDP
  • July 30, 2020 On YouTube
    Issues with Utility Locates
    Andy Manahan addresses Willowdale MPP Stan Cho's offer to talk more about his presentation and utility locates and operational issues that could be taken care of
  • July 30, 2020 - BUILDING Read More
    RCCAO calls on government to commit to infrastructure investments
  • July 30, 2020 - Rock to Road Read More
    RCCAO presentation to the standing committee on finance and economic affairs
  • July 30, 2020 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    Federal stimulus needed now as pipeline of work at 'very high risk,' says RCCAO
  • July 28, 2020 - The Sault Star Read More
    RCCAO urges municipalities to recycle asphalt for road projects
  • July 28, 2020 - Ontario Construction News Read More
    RCCAO calls on federal government to commit to infrastructure investments
  • July 27, 2020 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    RCCAO podcast stresses need for continued infrastructure commitments
  • July 24, 2020 - ReNew Canada Read More
    RCCAO calls on feds to commit to infrastructure investments
  • July 21, 2020 - Bloomberg Law Read More
    Ontario Lawmakers Loosen Environment Reviews, Citing Long Delays
  • July 20, 2020 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    RCCAO digs into aggregate reuse in fourth podcast
  • July 20, 2020 - REMI Network Read More
    Many cities are aggregate recycling laggards
  • July 15, 2020 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    Stakeholders laud Ontario Recovery Act reforms
  • July 13, 2020 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    RCCAO urges continued transit spending in latest podcast
  • July 13, 2020 Read More
    Investment in transit infrastructure must remain a priority for Ontario
  • July 10, 2020 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    Industry unites to help Toronto’s homeless with affordable apartment project [RCCAO Chair spearheads initiative]
  • July 10, 2020 Read More
    Association of Ontario Land Economists Journal
  • July 9, 2020 - Ontario Construction News Read More
    Construction careers are viable option for youth seeking work in the COVID era
  • July 6, 2020 - Rock to Road Read More
    Construction careers are viable option for youth seeking work in the COVID era
  • July 6, 2020 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    RCCAO podcast targets trades recruitment
  • July 6, 2020 - ReNew Canada Read More
    FROM THE GROUND UP - How infrastructure development can help build Ontario’s future.
  • July 6, 2020 - ReNew Canada Read More
    HOUSING FOR HEALTH - Infrastructure Lessons from Canada's Coronavirus Pandemic.
  • July 6, 2020 - Ontario Construction News Read More
    RCCAO starts podcast series to raise awareness about vital issues
  • July 3, 2020 - Rock to Road Read More
    Podcast tackles issue of how to fix the pending crisis of hallway medicine
  • July 2, 2020 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    RCCAO launches new construction podcast
  • June 29, 2020 Read More
    RCCAO releases first of nine podcasts on industry issues
  • June 28, 2020 - ReNew Canada Read More
    Housing for Health – Infrastructure lessons from Canada’s coronavirus pandemic
  • June 24, 2020 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    P3 pipeline 'a lot of the same' as governments dedicate funding to COVID-19: Cautillo
  • June 18, 2020 - Medium - The Recovery Project Read More
    Infrastructure Investment and Economic Recovery
  • June 17, 2020 - Novae Res Urbis Read More
    REPORT PRESSES FEDS FOR INFRASTRUCTURE STIMULUS - RECOVERY AT RISK
    "Posted with permission of the publisher of NRU Publishing Inc. Original article first appeared in Novae Res Urbis GTHA, Vol. 23, No. 25, Wednesday, June 17, 2020."
  • June 16, 2020 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    Strong infrastructure investment must be a priority now: RCCAO report
  • June 12, 2020 - Ontario Construction News Read More
    Government cooperation needed to weather financial storm sparked by COVID-19: RCCAO
  • June 10, 2020 - On-Site Read More
    Holding firm on pre-COVID infrastructure plans would benefit Ontario in long run
  • June 9, 2020 - Supply Post Read More
    Jobs and infrastructure at risk
  • June 8, 2020 - Autosphere Read More
    Report for the RCCAO: Jobs and Infrastructure at Risk
  • June 8, 2020 - Building Read More
    Ontario infrastructure investments face possible risk: report
  • June 8, 2020 Read More
    Navigating the COVID-19 Socio-economic Shock: How infrastructure investments will facilitate future growth in Ontario
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