Media Availability - Engineering & Construction Industries to Provide Reaction to Budget 2017

ACEC and CCA will comment on effectiveness and efficiency of infrastructure investments and their impact on the economy and quality of life for Canadians

OTTAWA, March 20, 2017 /CNW/ -



The Association of Consulting Engineering Companies - Canada represents nearly 500 firms that offer professional engineering services in a wide range of engineering and engineering-related fields. ACEC member firms directly employ close to 70,000 Canadians.

The Canadian Construction Association (CCA) represents more than 20,000 member firms who are contractors, suppliers and allied business professionals working in, or with, Canada's non-residential construction industry. CCA represents the construction industry that employs more than 1.3 million Canadians annually.


John Gamble, President of ACEC and Michael Atkinson, President of CCA will be hosting a media conference call to speak to details in Budget 2017 on which both industries have great expertise, with emphasis on the Government's continued commitment to infrastructure spending.  This includes expected details on Phase 2 of its $186 billion infrastructure plan and the Canada Infrastructure Bank. Q and A will follow remarks.


Participant Toll Free Dial-In Number: 

(888) 231-8191

Dial-In Number- Toronto:

(647) 427-7450

Dial-In Number- Ottawa:

(613) 216-6202

Conference ID:



Thursday, March 23rd  2017 at 2:00pm EST


Engineering and the construction industry are directly involved in delivering infrastructure projects all across Canada.  During the week of March 20th, the CCA is holding their annual conference, where hundreds of construction and engineering professionals will meet to discuss the future of both industries.  This will be a unique opportunity to hear from both industries on their reaction to the Federal Budget 2017 and how infrastructure investments are expected to affect the economy and the quality of life for Canadians.


For more information about ACEC, please visit  
For more information about CCA, please visit


SOURCE Association of Consulting Engineering Companies-Canada (ACEC)

For further information: For more information or any questions, please contact Kalene DeBaeremaeker at 613-233-8906 | 613-857-1758 or at

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