Updates from the Canadian Construction Association — Advocacy ALERT

April 9, 2021 / From Canadian Construction Association (CCA) —

See below for highlights from CCA, to find CCA’s full Advocacy Alert online, click here.

CCA submits recommendations ahead of April 19 tabling of Federal Budget

Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, is scheduled to present Budget 2021 in the House of Commons on April 19, 2021 at approximately 4:00 pm (EST)…READ MORE

CCA releases
Strength, resilience, sustainability detailing the value of climate-resilient infrastructure investment

On March 25, CCA released its first policy paper on the environment since 1998. Strength, resilience, sustainability highlights the benefits of sustainable and resilient infrastructure and stresses the imperative of investing in sustainable infrastructure…READ MORE

Cost of material: We are monitoring the situation

Issues around the cost and supply of materials are becoming more problematic by the day. As we edge into the next phase of economic recovery, CCA is working with all levels of government on different solutions.

ESDC requesting feedback on the right to disconnect and future of gig work

The Government of Canada, through Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) and Labour Minister Filomena Tassi, has issued a Request for Information (RFI) seeking potential updates to the Canada Labour Code to reflect the new realities of working Canadians…READ MORE

Investing in Canada Plan allocations continue to lag; participation in
Build For Recovery requested

Ensuring a consistent and timely flow of infrastructure funding remains one of CCA’s key priorities before and during the COVID-19 pandemic. The backlog of unapproved projects threatens to hinder our sector’s ability to boost the post-pandemic economy…READ MORE