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AED urges provinces to deem construction industry “essential” during pandemic

AED's President & CEO Brian P. McGuire sent letters to Canada's ten Premiers

AED urges provinces to deem construction industry “essential” during pandemic

In letters delivered to Canada's ten Premiers, AED's President & CEO Brian P. McGuire urged them to designate the construction industry, including companies that sell, rent and service construction equipment and related supplies, as essential businesses that should continue to ensure important infrastructure assets can be built and maintained while fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.

As governments continue to deal with COVID-19, imposing shutdowns and other measures, McGuire argues that it's imperative that vital economic sectors, like the construction industry, are deemed "essential" and allowed to continue operations. According to McGuire, it's equally important that the companies that supply and maintain the equipment and related supplies are allowed to remain open to serve customers and ensure Canada's crucial infrastructure is built and maintained.

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