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Feb 18, 2020, 10:30 ET Ontario must tackle hallway medicine with seniors' housing near hospitals: Report

VAUGHAN, ON, Feb. 18, 2020 /CNW/ - The healthcare system is bracing for a grey tsunami as a wave of baby boomers are increasingly relying on Ontario's social and healthcare services. Unfortunately,...


Nov 26, 2019, 10:00 ET As fuel tax revenues plummet, steer Ontario toward road pricing: Report

VAUGHAN, ON, Nov. 26, 2019 /CNW/ - As gas and diesel tax revenues plummet, it's time for the Ontario government to take a hard look at new revenue tools including road pricing, recommends a report...


Jul 17, 2019, 10:00 ET Report reinforces need to reform Ontario's Municipal Class Environmental Assessments

VAUGHAN, ON, July 17, 2019 /CNW/ - With study costs skyrocketing and timelines exceeding two years, it's time to reform the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (MCEA) process, says a report...


Jun 13, 2019, 09:00 ET Overhauling Toronto's outdated parking regulations will cut housing costs: report

VAUGHAN, ON, June 13, 2019 /CNW/ - The City of Toronto has not meaningfully updated its parking standards since 1986, says a new report by the Ryerson Urban Analytics Institute. "Toronto's parking...


Apr 11, 2019, 19:15 ET Ontario budget's $144-billion plan for infrastructure deserves praise: RCCAO

VAUGHAN, ON, April 11, 2019 /CNW/ - The Residential and Civil Construction Alliance of Ontario (RCCAO) welcomes the provincial government's commitment to infrastructure and transportation projects....


Dec 11, 2018, 10:00 ET Toronto region risks deficit of 165,000 new homes by 2041: Report

VAUGHAN, ON, Dec. 11, 2018 /CNW/ - The Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) is at risk of missing provincial population targets, according to a report released today. This would potentially...


Sep 18, 2018, 10:00 ET The Real Dirt on Dirt: Ontario construction groups launch video series on excess soil management

VAUGHAN, ON, Sept. 18, 2018 /CNW/ - Ontario's robust construction market generates almost 26 million cubic metres of excess construction soil every year – enough dirt to fill Toronto's Rogers Centre...


Aug 20, 2018, 10:00 ET Federal government failing Ontario, says infrastructure advocate

Report findings important for politicians at municipal conference VAUGHAN, ON, Aug. 20, 2018 /CNW/ – The federal government has dragged its feet on what it has pledged for infrastructure investment...


Nov 27, 2017, 13:48 ET Ontario Progressive Conservative election platform a good start but more needed for transit, transportation

VAUGHAN, ON, Nov. 27, 2017 /CNW/ - The Ontario Progressive Conservative Party deserves credit for issuing its platform in the lead-up to the June 2018 provincial election. This encourages debate on...


Nov 09, 2017, 09:00 ET Ontario's Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Network a good initiative for future mobility: infrastructure advocate

VAUGHAN, ON, Nov. 9, 2017 /CNW/ - Premier Kathleen Wynne has signalled a strong commitment by the province in the development of self-driving vehicles by launching the $80-million Autonomous Vehicle...


Oct 27, 2017, 06:00 ET Rise of automated vehicles spells doom for taxis, buses in next 15 years: Report

VAUGHAN, ON, Oct. 27, 2017 /CNW/ - If you thought Uber was a disruptor, wait until automated vehicles (AVs) backed by smartphone apps for "mobility on demand" begin to eat into taxi and public bus...


Sep 21, 2017, 10:00 ET Infrastructure Ontario has vital role in delivering Long-Term Plan: Ontario could achieve savings of several billion dollars over next decade

VAUGHAN, ON, Sept. 21, 2017 /CNW/ - With billions of dollars at stake and an Ontario economy in need of productivity-enhancing infrastructure, a new study says that improvements could be made to the...


May 22, 2017, 09:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Understanding Ontario's Housing Affordability Challenge: A Big Data Evaluation/

TORONTO, May 17, 2017 /CNW/ - At a time when the GTHA's housing crunch is one of the hottest toppics in the media, the Canadian Centre for Economic Analysis (CANCEA) is launching a report that...


May 17, 2017, 15:05 ET Understanding Ontario's Housing Affordability Challenge: A Big Data Evaluation

TORONTO, May 17, 2017 /CNW/ - At a time when the GTHA's housing crunch is one of the hottest toppics in the media, the Canadian Centre for Economic Analysis (CANCEA) is launching a report that...


Apr 26, 2017, 15:51 ET Soil from Ontario construction projects would fill 16 Rogers Centres: report

VAUGHAN, ON, April 26, 2017 /CNW/ - Ontario's robust construction activity generated enough excess soil in one year to fill 16 Rogers Centres in Toronto, according to a report released today by the...


Feb 02, 2017, 12:02 ET Mayor Crombie, Councillor Colle headline road tolls panel discussion

TORONTO, Feb. 2, 2017 /CNW/ - After the controversy surrounding the decision by Queen's Park to not allow tolls on the Gardiner Expressway and the Don Valley Parkway in Toronto, public awareness and...


Dec 08, 2016, 10:00 ET Environmental assessment delays hurting Ontario economy

VAUGHAN, ON, Dec. 8, 2016 /CNW/ - In light of the Ontario Auditor General's recent critical "Value for Money" audit, meaningful reform is desperately needed to streamline the costly and...


Nov 29, 2016, 12:56 ET Ontario deserves kudos for automated vehicles move but more needs to be done

VAUGHAN, ON, Nov. 29, 2016 /CNW/ - The Ontario government should be congratulated for initiating a pilot project to test automated vehicles yesterday, but a lot more must be done if the province is...


Nov 24, 2016, 15:24 ET Construction alliance agrees with Mayor Tory: it's #TimeToBuild

VAUGHAN, ON, Nov. 24, 2016 /CNW/ - The Residential and Civil Construction Alliance of Ontario (RCCAO) applauds the road toll initiatives announced by Toronto Mayor John Tory today as one step in the...


Oct 27, 2016, 11:52 ET Expect more GTHA traffic congestion with rise of automated vehicles: report

VAUGHAN, ON, Oct. 27, 2016 /CNW/ - Four billion automated vehicles will be registered to drive worldwide by 2050 if current ownership trends continue, says a report released today. That means Ontario ...


Sep 07, 2016, 10:00 ET Report: Infrastructure agency would advise federal government on mega-projects

VAUGHAN, ON, Sept. 7, 2016 /CNW/ - Over the next 10 years when the federal government aims to deliver $120 billion of infrastructure investment and boost the economy, it's important to establish a...


Jul 27, 2016, 10:41 ET Megatrends will influence how $176B in infrastructure will be spent in Ontario: report

TORONTO, July 27, 2016 /CNW/ - The Wynne government has pledged $130 billion on infrastructure investment over 10 years, while the Trudeau government may be earmarking about $46 billion for Ontario....


Jun 13, 2016, 13:02 ET Industry Welcomes Hon. Bob Chiarelli's return to the Infrastructure Portfolio

TORONTO, June 13, 2016 /CNW/ - The Residential and Civil Construction Alliance of Ontario (RCCAO), Ontario's labour-management infrastructure coalition congratulates the Hon. Bob Chiarelli on his...


Mar 22, 2016, 18:02 ET Construction Alliance Supports Infrastructure Budget

TORONTO, March 22, 2016 /CNW/ - The Trudeau government should be applauded for a long-term commitment to infrastructure investment announced in the 2016 federal budget, "Growing the Middle Class,"...


Feb 18, 2016, 16:02 ET Report: Canadian infrastructure bank would support financing, delivery of $125-billion federal program

TORONTO, Feb. 18, 2016 /CNW/ - A federal infrastructure bank is a viable option to finance, evaluate and deliver the country's next wave of infrastructure investment as well as giving Canada's...