Building a successful Covid-19 economic recovery in Canada – Joint declaration by CEOs of the Canadian cement and concrete industry

By: Cement Association of Canada

As Canada emerges from the impact of the global Covid-19 pandemic that forced unprecedented health and safety measures, it will be important for the public and private sectors to work together to stimulate economic growth, jobs and confidence to quickly reverse the economic downturn and build a more resilient country.

At the heart of a successful economic recovery is a commitment to use construction activity and time-sensitive infrastructure spending as an important and visible stimulus that multiplies benefits through many value chains in every region of Canada. Federal leadership will also be the necessary catalyst for Canada’s successful economic recovery from the devastating impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Heads of Canada’s cement and concrete industry are committed and ready to play an important role in Canada’s recovery. They have signed the attached Declaration stating the importance of construction and calling on the federal government to place time-sensitive, strategic infrastructure spending at the heart of Canada’s Covid-19 Economic Recovery Plan.

Read the Declaration.