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ACA Submits Recommendations to the Climate Change Panel

On Friday September 25th the Alberta Construction Association submitted their recommendations to the Alberta Government’s Climate Change Panel. The ACA reinforced to the Government of Alberta that any plan on climate change must take into account differing circumstances of various sectors, and use a variety of approaches to achieve the most cost-effective reduction of greenhouse gases.

We would like to thank the panel for allowing the ACA to deliver our recommendations and look forward to further discussions with the government on the role construction can play for our environment.

You can read the recommendation letter here.

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Smart Infrastructure Funding Important to the ACA

On Friday September 25 the Edmonton Journal published article on government priorities in the fall budget with a special focus on infrastructure funding. In the article the ACA position that public investment should be increased to help maintain companies when private investment is low.

Executive Director Ken Gibson was quoted “As long as there’s a prudent debt management plan that goes along with that, and as long as we’re investing in productive infrastructure that incents additional investment and creates sustained employment, that’s a good time to do it,” Gibson said.

“Investing will help maintain employment in our industry and it will allow for taxpayers to realize reasonable value on those investments.”

You can read the full article here.

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The Face of the ACA

We are grateful to all of our members and how they represent us in public and to our elected officials.  We appreciate your efforts to represent the construction industry and we would encourage you to continue to use our resources to assist you. These will help you when meeting with local MLAs to support a unified and consistent message to Government.


ACA Public Policies

Capital Recommendations

Other policy briefs are available by contacting Jonathan Williams (ACA Policy Analyst)

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