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Cement Association Remarks to Canadian House of Commons Standing Committee on Natural Resources Regarding Private Member's Bill C-354

Speaking Notes for Adam Auer, Vice President, Environment and Sustainability, Cement Association of Canada, Presentation to Canadian House of Commons Standing Committee  on Natural Resources Regarding Bill C-354 March 22, 2018, Ottawa, Ontario   CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY Thank you, Mr. Chair and members of the committee. My name is Adam Auer and I am the Vice President…

CAC President and CEO Remarks to House of Commons Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY Good morning Madam Chair and Members of the Committee. Thank you for the opportunity to address you today on what our industry considers one of the government’s most important files. The cement and concrete industry contributes $73 billion in direct, indirect and induced economic impact and employs directly and indirectly over 151,000…

CAC Remarks at the January 25 Pembina Institute 2018 unGALA

2018 Pembina UnGALA, January 25, 2018 Remarks by Michael McSweeney, President and CEO,                                  Cement Association of Canada   Check Against Delivery Madame Lieutenant Governor, Premier Wynne, Pembina Executive Director Glen Murray and distinguished guests. It is an honour to be your presenting sponsor tonight and to say a few words prior to introducing our keynote…

The Cement Association of Canada Applauds Alberta Government’s Output-Based Allocation System

Calgary, December 6, 2017 – The Cement Association of Canada congratulates the province of Alberta on today’s release of its overarching policy framework for the Output-based Allocation System. The introduction of an Output-based Allocations (OBA) System in January 2018 will transition Alberta’s regulated facilities from the current Specified Gas Emitters Regulation (SGER). The OBA will set an…

Cement Association Applauds Government of Ontario for Focus on Climate Change in Infrastructure Planning

Ottawa, November 28, 2017 – On the heels of the Ontario’s government’s announcement today of its Long-Term Infrastructure Plan, the Cement Association of Canada (CAC) congratulates the government for taking a leadership role in ensuring infrastructure planning takes climate change into consideration. “The Cement Association of Canada has been a long-time advocate of taking a…

Largest Gathering of Canada’s Cement and Concrete Industry Heads to Parliament Hill to Deliver One Message: “Build it Once. Build it Right. Build it to Last.”

Ottawa, October 17, 2017 – The Canadian cement and concrete industry is converging on Parliament Hill over the next two days, meeting with Ministers, Members of Parliament, Senators and senior civil servants to convey the importance of its contribution to the economic prosperity of communities across the country and to helping Canadians face the twin…