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  • 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
  • iHeart Radio - May 23, 2020 Read More
    Stephen Wickens talks about RCCAO Station to Station report
  • Daily Commercial News - May 21, 2020 Read More
    Residential sector says change will be vital in a post-COVID world
  • May 20, 2020 - Novae Res Urbis Read More
    COURTHOUSE CANCELLATION
  • May 14, 2020 - The Daily Commercial News Read More
    Federal stimulus plan would help smaller firms say industry leaders
  • May 14, 2020 - Building Read More
    Construction industry examines ways to improve subway-building costs: report
  • May 8, 2020 - The Daily Commercial News Read More
    Quayside cancellation 'a sad day for Toronto,' says Manahan
  • May 8, 2020 - The Daily Commercial News Read More
    RCCAO report urges subway planners to learn from past project mistakes
  • May 4, 2020 - National Post Read More
    Industry groups call on Ottawa to loosen social and financial requirements in $187B infrastructure plans
  • May 1, 2020 - Novae Res Urbis Read More
    Transit Paradox: Digging Deeper, Rising Higher
    Posted with permission of the publisher of NRU Publishing Inc. Original article first appeared in Novae Res Urbis Toronto, Vol. 24, No. 18, Friday, May 1, 2020.
  • April 28, 2020 - blogTO Read More
    New report shows the soaring costs of transit construction in Toronto
  • April 27, 2020 - ReNew Canada Read More
    Building Ontario's Economic Recovery
  • April 27, 2020 - On-Site Read More
    With Toronto transit costs ballooning, new report lays out strategies for keeping lid on spending
  • April 27, 2020 - The Daily Commercial News Read More
    Stakeholders discuss possible options for Ontario Jobs and Recovery Committee
  • April 22, 2020 - RCCAO Report Read More
    Station to Station: Why Subway-building Costs Have Soared in the Toronto Region
  • April 6, 2020 - building.ca Read More
    Construction councils applaud Ontario government's COVID-19 action plan
  • March 26, 2020 - The Daily Commercial News Read More
    OSSGA urging government to change its policy to allow new aggregate operations
  • March 25, 2020 - The Star Read More
    COVID-19 likely to force long delays in major GTA transit projects, experts warn
  • March 14, 2020 - Toronto Sun Read More
    Seniors housing can help cure hallway medicine
  • March 6, 2020 - The Daily Commercial News Read More
    Industry Perspectives Op-Ed: Targeted housing for Ontario seniors must be built: Experts
  • February 27, 2020 - QP Briefing Read More
    Ontario opening the door to new models of residential care: Health minister
  • February 26, 2020 - Novae Res Urbis Read More
    AGING IN PLACE: Seniors' Housing
    Posted with permission of the publisher of NRU Publishing Inc. Original article first appeared in Novae Res Urbis – GTHA, Vol. 23, No. 9, Wednesday, February 26, 2020.
  • February 24, 2020 - The Star Read More
    Gas taxes are on the way out. Pay-as-you-go user fees may be just around the corner
  • February 20, 2020 - The Daily Commercial News Read More
    RCCAO pre-budget submission focuses on removing barriers for construction
  • February 18, 2020 - RCCAO Report Read More
    ℞ TO CURE HALLWAY MEDICINE: Building Targeted Housing for Ontario's Seniors
  • February 12, 2020 - Mortgage Broker News Read More
    Businesses band together for consistent climate policy
  • February 6, 2020 - The Daily Commercial News Read More
    Potential CRD waste reforms called 'business opportunity'
  • February 2, 2020 - Andy Manahan interviewed on CFRB 1010 Newstalk On YouTube
    Gas tax on borrowed time
  • January 27, 2020 - TVO - The Agenda with Steve Paikin On YouTube
    Infrastructure Challenges in Ontario
  • January 21, 2020 - The Daily Commercial News Read More
    Job Talks series launched with 50 videos highlighting careers within construction
  • January 15, 2020 - The Daily Commercial News Read More
    Industry Perspectives Op-Ed: Building, financing Nova Scotia highways using P3s a sensible approach
  • January 14, 2020 - The Daily Commercial News Read More
    Crosslinx digs for Caledonia station excess soil solutions
  • January 13, 2020 - The Daily Commercial News Read More
    Scholar encourages GTA transit planners to build equity cases
  • January 6, 2020 - The Star Read More
    Hamilton LRT bidders pulled back on participating months before cancellation, internal documents show
  • January 2, 2020 - Financial Post Read More
    How road tolls could help ease Canada's big city housing crunch
  • December 31, 2019 - The Daily Commercial News Read More
    Province clarifies rules for appropriate reuse of excess soils
  • December 30, 2019 - The Daily Commercial News Read More
    Ford government initiatives top list of 2019 Ontario construction newsmakers
  • December 20, 2019 - The Daily Commercial News Read More
    Don't count out Hamilton LRT yet: Mancinelli
  • December 18, 2019 - The Daily Commercial News Read More
    Unsolicited infrastructure proposal framework will deliver: Industry
  • December 18, 2019 - Novae Res Urbis Read More
    EXCESS SOILS REGULATIONS - BENEFICIAL RE-USE
  • December 18, 2019 - C. D. HOWE Read More
    Assessing Ottawa's New Infrastructure Mandate
  • December 12, 2019 - ReNew Canada Read More
    Examining Mobility Equity
  • December 10, 2019 - The Star Read More
    Road tolls on the DVP may be inevitable
  • December 6, 2019 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    RCCAO report cites heightened need for road pricing
  • December 4, 2019 - Novae Res Urbis Read More
    Funding Transit Infrastructure: Replacing Declining Fuel Tax Revenue
    Posted with permission of the publisher of NRU Publishing Inc. Original article first appeared in Novae Res Urbis – GTHA, Vol. 22, No. 48, Wednesday, December 4, 2019.
  • December 2, 2019 - The Star Read More
    Infrastructure Ontario head sees 'challenges' in getting major transit projects done on time
  • November 26, 2019 - Press Release Read More
    As fuel tax revenues plummet, steer Ontario toward road pricing: Report
  • November 26, 2019 - RCCAO Report Read More
    ONTARIO'S DOWNWARD TREND FOR FUEL TAX REVENUE: Will Road Pricing Fill the Gap?
  • November 6, 2019 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    Sidewalk, Waterfront Toronto agree to 12-acre footprint for Quayside
  • October 21, 2019 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    Stakeholders supporting proposed Aggregate Resources Act changes
  • October 17, 2019 - REMI Network Read More
    Ontario creates web portal for unsolicited infrastructure bids
  • October 15, 2019 - Water Canada Read More
    Parking the Water
  • October 11, 2019 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    RESCON, RCCAO discuss creating climate change fighting coalition
  • October 9, 2019 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    ORCGA to hold series of forums on late locates
  • September 27, 2019 - ReNew Canada Read More
    Election debate sees candidates take deep dive on transportation policy
  • September 24, 2019 - Toronto Sun Read More
    RESCON: Future Toronto residents face water crisis
  • September 24, 2019 - Ear to the Ground (magazine of the Ontario Regional Common Ground Alliance) Read More
    Improving Ontario's One Call System: UTILITY LOCATES
  • September 23, 2019 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    Ontario Line slammed at Transport Futures debate
  • September 20, 2019 - Electric Autonomy Read More
    Federal candidates back electric buses, warn against EVs as panacea, in election debate
  • September 18, 2019 - Guelph Politico Read More
    Permanent Funding, Safety Needs, and the Ontario Line All Part of Transit Debate
  • September 18, 2019 - The Record Read More
    Infrastructure deficit poses threat to our resiliency - We need to invest in infrastructure to deal with threats posed by climate change
  • September 17, 2019 - The Star Read More
    Climate change unites candidates at future of transit debate ahead of federal election
  • September 17, 2019 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    $65B IO pipeline a big job creator: Scott
  • September 10, 2019 - ReNew Canada Read More
    Parking the Old Approach
  • August 16, 2019 - Canada's National Observer Read More
    Environment laws are stalling development in Ontario, study says
  • August 8, 2019 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    Ontario's MCEA negatively impacting projects: report
  • July 31, 2019 - Novae Res Urbis Read More
    Finding Efficiencies: Municipal Class EA Process
    Posted with permission of the publisher of NRU Publishing Inc. Original article first appeared in Novae Res Urbis - GTHA, Vol. 22, No. 31, Wednesday, July 31, 2019.
  • July 26, 2019 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    Caplan played significant role in Ontario's infrastructure modernization, stakeholders say
  • July 25, 2019 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    Former Ontario infrastructure minister David Caplan has died
  • July 19, 2019 - Real Estate Professional Read More
    Study calls for regulatory overhaul, citing expensive delays
  • July 17, 2019 - Press Release Read More
    Report reinforces need to reform Ontario's Municipal Class Environmental Assessments
  • July 17, 2019 - RCCAO Report Read More
    Case Studies That Support Reforming Ontario's Municipal Class Environmental Assessment Process
  • July 17, 2019 - Better Farming Read More
    Province examines future of local governments
  • July 9, 2019 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    Report urges Toronto to rethink parking
  • July 5, 2019 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    Transport Futures panellists debate Ontario Line merits
  • July 4, 2019 - Financial Post Read More
    Why above-ground parking may be the best bet in the age of self-driving cars
  • June 27, 2019 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    Stakeholders respond to EA modernization paper
  • June 24, 2019 - QP Briefing Read More
    ANDY MANAHAN: WHY REFORMING ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENTS IS A GOOD MOVE FOR ONTARIO
  • June 22, 2019 - Toronto Sun Read More
    Changing parking standards can impact housing affordability, report says
  • June 21, 2019 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    Transport Futures to hold subway forum on June 26
  • June 20, 2019 - BNN Bloomberg On YouTube
    Video - Parking costs a barrier to Toronto housing supply: researcher
  • June 20, 2019 - CBC News (HousingNowTO) On YouTube
    Video - Parking minimums vs. affordable housing
  • June 20, 2019 - CBC News Read More
    Why some experts say Toronto needs to rethink minimum parking requirements for new towers
  • June 17, 2019 - Mortgagebrokernews.ca Read More
    Diminished car ownership helps downtown Toronto affordability
  • June 17, 2019 - Canadian Real Estate Magazine Read More
    Time to ditch that parking spot
  • June 14, 2019 - QP Briefing Read More
    Study calls for reforms to parking minimums to respond to housing affordability, changing trends
  • June 13, 2019 - Press Release Read More
    Overhauling Toronto's outdated parking regulations will cut housing costs, says report
  • June 13, 2019 - RCCAO Report Read More
    How Parking Regulations Need to Evolve for High-Rise Buildings: A New Approach for Emerging Trends in Transportation, Housing and the Environment
  • June 7, 2019 - On-Site Read More
    Ontario infrastructure needs more funding from feds, province for economy to maintain momentum: report
  • June 6, 2019 - Daily Commercial News Read More
    Budgets still under investing in infrastructure: CANCEA
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