Canadian Construction Association supportive of stay the course budget


The Canadian Construction Association (CCA) was encouraged by the continuing recognition in today’s federal budget of the importance of infrastructure investment and prudent labour market development to Canada’s long-term economic prosperity.

“Sustained investment in infrastructure is critical to Canada’s long-term economic growth,” said Michael Atkinson, president of the Canadian Construction Association. “The additional federal commitments announced today, together with the earlier announced 10-year $53 billion Building Canada Plan effective April 1, 2014, will help governments across Canada continue the process of infrastructure renewal and set Canada on the path to a more globally competitive economy.”

The budget announced an additional $1.3 billion over two years in strategic investments in public infrastructure and transportation services, including $470 million over two years for procurement and project delivery costs associated with the Windsor-Detroit International Crossing.

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