August 12, 2020
Ontario’s contractors are about to face a severe cash crunch caused by a confluence of COVID-19-related factors, provincial legislators serving on a standing committee were told recently, with one stakeholder pleading, “This is the start of a financial crisis that requires the government’s immediate response.”… Read More
August 11, 2020
RCCAO has launched the seventh podcast in its nine-part series, Conversations about Construction, which is aimed at raising awareness about issues that affect the building industry and society.
Timber Talk, features a discussion about the benefits of using mass timber for construction projects with Carpenters District Council of Ontario president Mike Yorke, a director of the RCCAO, and mass timber and wood products business consultant Steven Street who does work for Moses Structural Engineers.… Read More
August 5, 2020
On August 4, CDAO Chair Sandro Perruzza and Vice Chair Andy Manahan presented to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs.… Read More
August 4, 2020
RCCAO has launched the sixth podcast in a nine-part series aimed at raising awareness about issues that affect the building industry and society.
Focus on Transit, features a discussion about Toronto’s transit system with David Crowley, a transportation planner who spent seven years in senior service planning positions with the Toronto Transit Commission, and Ed Levy, a civil engineer and author of Rapid Transit in Toronto: A Century of Plans, Projects, Politics and Paralysis. Along with other important transit issues, the podcast discusses why planning for Ontario Line must continue despite declines in ridership due to COVID19.… Read More
July 31, 2020
While the Residential and Civil Construction Alliance of Ontario (RCCAO) applauds the provincial and federal governments for announcing a plan to deliver nearly $4 billion to support municipalities and transit systems through COVID-19, they say more needs to be done and now.… Read More