Press Releases


  • June 6, 2024 Read More
    Statement by Residential and Civil Construction Alliance of Ontario (RCCAO) Executive Director, Nadia Todorova, in response to changes to Premier Doug Ford’s Cabinet:
  • June 5, 2024 Read More
    RCCAO Welcomes Federal Government’s Infrastructure Funding Agreement for Ontario’s Municipalities
  • May 28, 2024 Read More
    CAA Worst Roads Campaign Reaffirms Growing State of Good Repair Backlog and Need for Municipal Funding
  • May 9, 2024 Read More
    RCCAO: Building Bradford Bypass Critical Infrastructure for Fast Growing Region
  • April 30, 2024 Read More
    RCCAO Welcomes Advances in Building Highway 413
  • April 17, 2024 Read More
    RCCAO Statement on the Federal budget 2024
  • April 15, 2024 Read More
    New Agreement Reached by Provincial and Federal Governments Enabling Highway 413 to Proceed a Win for All Ontarians
  • April 12, 2024 Read More
    Federal Government Housing Plan Step In The Right Direction; Expanded Tax Measures and Follow-Through Critical
  • April 10, 2024 Read More
    RCCAO: Improving Regulatory Environment For Building Homes & Critical Infrastructure in Ontario Welcomed
  • March 26, 2024 Read More
    Budget 2024 Prepares Ontario for Growth; Construction Budget is Needed Action on Ontario’s Plans to Build
  • March 21, 2024 Read More
    RCCAO Commends Ontario Government for Targeted Investments in Housing-Enabling Infrastructure
  • March 14, 2024 Read More
    Majority of Ontarians disagree with Federal Minister’s statement that government should stop investing in new road infrastructure
  • March 6, 2024 Read More
    RCCAO Congratulates Board Chair Peter Smith On Expanded Industry Leadership As New Executive Director of OAFS
  • February 29, 2024 Read More
    RCCAO Statement in response to the passing of former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney
  • February 26, 2024 Read More
    RCCAO Welcomes Long Overdue MCEA Reforms; Calls on Ontario Legislature to Adopt New Critical Measures
  • January 30, 2024 Read More
    RCCAO: Infrastructure Investment; Improved Regulatory Environment Key to Building Ontario for Budget 2024
  • November 27, 2023 Read More
    New Ontario-Toronto Funding Agreement Creates Optimism for Addressing State-of-Good-Repair Backlog and Maintenance of Critical Infrastructure in City of Toronto
  • November 6, 2023 Read More
    Ontario Infrastructure Bank Offers Potential for Expanded Infrastructure Building Capacity
  • November 2, 2023 Read More
    Province Makes Progress on Critical Infrastructure For Ontario
  • October 13, 2023 Read More
    Supreme Court Ruling a Win For Building Critical Infrastructure in Ontario
  • September 14, 2023 Read More
    RCCAO Statement on Removing HST from New Rental Construction
  • September 13, 2023 Read More
    Toronto and Area Road Builders Announce New Leadership
  • May 30, 2023 Read More
    CAA Worst Roads Campaign Reveals Need for Municipal Funding to Maintain Critical Infrastructure
  • April 17, 2023 Read More
    Study: Feds Infrastructure Funding Shortfall Limits Growth Prospects
  • March 28, 2023 Read More
    RCCAO Statement on the 2023 Federal Budget
  • March 23, 2023 Read More
    Ontario Budget Acts on Promises for Infrastructure Investment
  • March 20, 2023 Read More
    Immigration Agreement Great News for Ontario
  • February 23, 2023 Read More
    RCCAO: Infrastructure & Immigration Key to Building Ontario
  • November 14, 2022 Read More
    RCCAO: Continued Follow-Through on Infrastructure Investments Critical to Ontario’s Future
  • October 25, 2022 Read More
    RCCAO: Needed Housing Reforms Welcomed
  • October 25, 2022 Read More
    RCCAO Congratulates Newly Elected Municipal Officials
  • October 12, 2022 Read More
    RCCAO Offers Three Priorities to Build a Better Canada
  • August 9, 2022 Read More
    New Legislative Session Begins With Mandate to Build
  • June 3, 2022 Read More
    Ontario Votes to Build Highway 413 & Critical Infrastructure
  • May 3, 2022 Read More
    Majority of Ontarians Support Highway 413
  • April 28, 2022 Read More
    Ontario Budget Recognizes Critical Infrastructure is Vital to Long-Term Economic Prosperity & Building Vibrant Communities
  • April 8, 2022 Read More
    FEDERAL BUDGET: Renewed focus on housing and infrastructure the right move, but no clear help for cities
  • March 10, 2022 Read More
    RCCAO Praises GGH Transportation Plan’s Visionary Approach
  • March 8, 2022 Read More
    RCCAO Praises Crucial Reforms to Ontario’s Utility Locates System
  • February 11, 2022 Read More
    Job Losses Imminent Without Additional Support to Municipalities
  • February 8, 2022 Read More
    RCCAO Welcomes Housing Affordability Task Force Report Recommendations
  • January 20, 2022 Read More
    Keep Constructing Ontario's Future: Investments in Ontario's infrastructure pays dividends for everyone
  • December 16, 2021 Read More
    RCCAO applauds Toronto for removing minimum parking requirements
  • November 10, 2021 Read More
    Economic Impact Report: Highway 413 to create 8,000 jobs annually, generate $2.3 billion in earnings for Ontario workers
  • November 4, 2021 Read More
    RCCAO praises significant investment into critical transportation infrastructure in Ontario
  • October 26, 2021 Read More
    RCCAO congratulates new federal cabinet announced today
  • July 7, 2021 Read More
    RCCAO calls on federal government to address significant infrastructure deficit
  • June 10, 2021 Read More
    Massive amounts of drinking water being wasted due to leaky pipes: RCCAO report
  • May 6, 2021 Read More
    RCCAO supports legislation to modernize and streamline apprenticeship training
  • April 19, 2021 Read More
    RCCAO sees positives and negatives in federal budget
  • April 8, 2021 Read More
    RCCAO calls for a fund to help improve critical water infrastructure
  • March 25, 2021 Read More
    RCCAO applauds doubling of gas tax funding for municipalities
  • March 24, 2021 Read More
    RCCAO welcomes budget investments in infrastructure
  • March 10, 2021 Read More
    Labour-management construction alliance appoints new executive director
  • March 4, 2021 Read More
    RCCAO statement on additional $500M support for Ontario municipalities
  • February 10, 2021 Read More
    Federal transit funding welcomed by alliance of construction labour and management
  • January 28, 2021 Read More
    Funding and continued co-operation needed to save tens of thousands of construction jobs in Ontario
  • January 25, 2021 Read More
    Tens of thousands of construction jobs at risk if funds don't flow, labour-management alliance warns
  • January 14, 2021 Read More
    Construction alliance calls on governments to ensure funds flow for 2021 building season
  • December 16, 2020 Read More
    Labour-management construction alliance welcomes municipal funding commitment
  • December 1, 2020 Read More
    RCCAO calls on federal government to take immediate action to help municipalities
  • November 20, 2020 Read More
    Andy Manahan thanked for his hard work and leadership at RCCAO
  • November 19, 2020 Read More
    Urgent action needed now to save 41,000 construction-related jobs in Ontario
  • November 9, 2020 Read More
    RCCAO comments on proposed comprehensive EA project list
  • November 5, 2020 Read More
    Alliance of construction labour and management supports call to speed up project approvals
  • October 20, 2020 Read More
    Ontario contractors warn there is not enough infrastructure work in the pipeline
  • October 9, 2020 Read More
    New chair of Ontario construction alliance calls on federal government to provide infrastructure funds
  • October 1, 2020 Read More
    Ontario construction alliance welcomes $10B in infrastructure initiatives announced by federal government
  • September 29, 2020 Read More
    Alarming number of jobs at risk unless Ottawa moves on infrastructure programs
  • September 23, 2020 Read More
    RCCAO releases statement on Throne Speech delivered by federal government
  • September 14, 2020 Read More
    Residential and civil contractors proposing six-point plan to speed up utility locates in Ontario
  • August 31, 2020 Read More
    RCCAO podcasts take deep dive into issues affecting Ontario construction industry
  • August 24, 2020 Read More
    Sidewalk Labs - What's Next?
  • August 17, 2020 Read More
    Time, money and commitment required to fix Toronto's sewage and stormwater system
  • August 10, 2020 Read More
    Using wood and mass timber for more builds will have spinoff effects for Ontario
  • August 3, 2020 Read More
    Planning for Ontario Line must continue despite declines in transit ridership
  • July 27, 2020 Read More
    RCCAO welcomes $4B assistance plan for municipalities and transit
  • July 27, 2020 Read More
    Governments must continue to invest in infrastructure projects
  • July 23, 2020 Read More
    RCCAO calls on federal government to commit to infrastructure investments
  • July 20, 2020 Read More
    More Ontario municipalities need to embrace asphalt and concrete recycling
  • July 13, 2020 Read More
    Investment in transit infrastructure must remain a priority for Ontario
  • July 6, 2020 Read More
    Construction careers are viable option for youth seeking work in the COVID era
  • June 29, 2020 Read More
    RCCAO releases first of nine podcasts on industry issues
  • June 8, 2020 Read More
    Jobs and infrastructure at risk, labour and management alliance warns
  • April 22, 2020 Read More
    Construction industry examining ways to improve subway-building costs
  • April 3, 2020 Read More
    CDAO Statement Regarding Changes to the Essential Workplaces List
  • March 25, 2020 Read More
    RCCAO commends release of Ontario government's COVID-19 action plan
  • February 18, 2020 Read More
    Ontario must tackle hallway medicine with seniors' housing near hospitals: Report
  • November 26, 2019 Read More
    As fuel tax revenues plummet, steer Ontario toward road pricing: Report
  • July 17, 2019 Read More
    Report reinforces need to reform Ontario's Municipal Class Environmental Assessments
  • June 13, 2019 Read More
    Overhauling Toronto's outdated parking regulations will cut housing costs, says report
  • May 22, 2019 Read More
    Ontario at a critical moment to increase infrastructure investment: RCCAO
  • April 11, 2019 Read More
    Ontario budget's $144-billion plan for infrastructure deserves praise: RCCAO
  • December 11, 2018 Read More
    Toronto region risks deficit of 165,000 new homes by 2041, says report
  • September 18, 2018 Read More
    The Real Dirt on Dirt: Ontario construction groups launch video series on excess soil management
  • August 20, 2018 Read More
    Federal government failing Ontario, says infrastructure advocate
  • November 9, 2017 Read More
    Ontario's Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Network a good initiative for future mobility: infrastructure advocate
  • October 27, 2017 Read More
    Rise of automated vehicles spells doom for taxis, buses in next 15 years: Report
  • September 21, 2017 Read More
    Press release: Infrastructure Ontario has vital role in delivering Long-Term Plan: Ontario could achieve savings of several billion dollars over next decade
  • May 23, 2017 Read More
    Ease GTHA housing crisis by boosting family-sized rentals and 'missing middle' homes, report suggests
  • April 26, 2017 Read More
    Soil from Ontario construction projects would fill 16 Rogers Centres: report
  • December 8, 2016 Read More
    Environmental assessment delays hurting Ontario economy
  • November 29, 2016 Read More
    Ontario deserves kudos for automated vehicles move but more needs to be done
  • November 24, 2016 Read More
    Construction alliance agrees with Mayor Tory: it's #TimeToBuild
  • October 27, 2016 Read More
    Expect more GTHA traffic congestion with rise of automated vehicles
  • September 7, 2016 Read More
    Infrastructure agency would advise federal government on mega-projects: report
  • July 27, 2016 Read More
    Megatrends will influence how $176B in Infrastructure will be spent in Ontario: report
  • March 22, 2016 Read More
    Construction Alliance Supports Infrastructure Budget
  • February 25, 2016 Read More
    Infrastructure Advocate Available to Comment on 2016 Ontario Budget
  • February 17, 2016 Read More
    Press Release
    Canadian infrastructure bank would support financing, delivery of $125-billion federal program
  • January 18, 2016 Read More
    RCCAO applauds Canadian Infrastructure Report Card
  • October 28, 2015 Read More
    Massive Econ Returns of Public Infra Inv
  • September 10, 2015 Read More
    Ontario's $130-billion infrastructure investment appropriate but major trends must be acted on to maximize returns
  • July 15, 2015 Read More
    The time is right for Ontario to implement dedicated fuel taxes
  • June 3, 2015 Read More
    RCCAO Applauds 2015 Ontario Budget for Its Commitment to Infrastructure Investment
  • April 23, 2015 Read More
    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
  • April 16, 2015 Read More
    RCCAO applauds financing #infrastructure through Hydro One partial sale But encourages accelerated implementation of HOT lanes
  • March 24, 2015 Read More
    Improving Ontario's One Call System
  • February 19, 2015 Read More
    Ontario's opportunity to act on excess construction soils
  • February 12, 2015 Read More
  • December 17, 2014 Read More
    Province should take more aggressive approach to selling Crown assets to finance infrastructure, new report says
  • October 18, 2014 Read More
    Advisory Council on Government Assets: Construction Alliance Supports Dedicated Funding for Infrastructure Projects but Suggests Another Approach
  • June 20, 2014 Read More
    Taxing Motor Gas and Diesel Fuel in the GTHA. Will This Generate Sufficient Revenue?
  • March 11, 2014 Read More
    Approval Process for Municipal Infrastructure Projects is Taking too Long and Costing too Much
    Municipal Class Environmental Assessment process to blame
  • October 17, 2013 Read More
  • April 3, 2013 Read More
    Congestion Mitigation Technologies offer Solutions for the Greater Toronto, Hamilton Area
  • January 29, 2013 Read More
    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.
  • November 12, 2012 Read More
    Here's the 'dirt' on excess construction soil:
    Millions of cubic metres going to landfill could be re-used instead, says RCCAO
  • July 12, 2012 Read More
    No longer dirt cheap
    Excavated soil from construction a growing problem in Ontario;
    Lack of provincial guidelines drives up cost of disposal
  • Oakville - April 16, 2012 Read More
    OGRA Partners with RCCAO and MTO for Wellington County Bridges Study
  • March 27, 2012 Read More
    Ontario Maintains Major Commitment to Infrastructure in Budget 2012
  • March 19, 2012 Read More
    RCCAO comments on finance minister's pre-budget announcement on cuts to infrastructure.
  • March 15, 2012 Read More
    Construction industry to McGuinty government: stay the course on infrastructure
    Dedicate higher vehicle registration fees to roads and bridges
  • March 1, 2012 Read More
    RCCAO Video Provides Glimpse of a Poorer Ontario If We Fail to Invest Wisely in Infrastructure
  • January 19, 2012 Read More
    Residential and Civil Construction Alliance of Ontario supports Simcoe growth plans
  • December 8, 2011 Read More
    Public Infrastructure Investment in Ontario: The Importance of Staying the Course.
  • March 9, 2011 Read More
    Government Fees, Levies and Regulatory Costs Driving Up Housing Prices in the GTA
  • November 12, 2010 Read More
    Why Capital Investment in Infrastructure Alone Won't Guarantee Transit Growth
  • October 27, 2010 Read More
  • July 15, 2010 Read More
  • March 23, 2010 Read More
    "Ontario Budget: Province could get 10,000 people back to work by streamlining the EA process"
  • March 2, 2010 Read More
    RCCAO Releases Study on Ontario's Environmental Assessment Process Taking Big Bite Out of Provincial Economy
  • October 29, 2009 Read More
    Government Procurement Practices
  • June 10, 2009 Read More
    RCCAO study finds Ontario consumers paying $700 million a year for water that never reaches their taps
  • February 23, 2009 Read More
    Unless EA Red Tape Eliminated Economic Stimulus Projects Will Face Unacceptable Delays
  • November 13, 2008 Read More
  • April 24, 2008 Read More
    Ontario's Building Permit Process Remains Inefficient Despite Building Code Reforms
  • January 29, 2008 Read More
    RCCAO Study Examines Politicized Process of Transportation Planning in the GTA, Offers Priorities for Action and Recommendations for Funding
  • January 21, 2008 Read More
  • November 20, 2007 Read More
  • July 24, 2007 Read More
  • July 24, 2007 Read More
    Fact sheet - Asset Management
  • July 24, 2007 Read More
    Fact sheet - Financing
  • April 11, 2007 Read More
    Water and Sewer Infrastructure Study
  • November 16, 2006 Read More
    Transportation Challenges In The Greater Toronto Area
  • July 6, 2006 Read More
    The Infrastructure Funding Deficit: Time to Act
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