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Canada's construction sector needs to adjust to changing conditions: BuildForce

The composition of resource-related investments is changing after more than a decade-long construction expansion, driven by new resource developments. Major infrastructure projects, sustaining capital and maintenance work that...
Mar 18, 2015 10:01AM


B.C. construction industry poised for significant energy development

With the startup of major projects, British Columbia’s construction job growth will lead all other provinces from now to 2024, according to the latest forecast released by BuildForce Canada.
Mar 18, 2015 9:58AM


Falling Oil Prices Stall Alberta Construction Projects

Declining oil prices are having an impact on Alberta’s construction industry, resulting in new project cancellations, delays and job losses. The industry, however, is expected to rebound after a three-year downturn, according to the...
Mar 18, 2015 9:55AM


Feds provide $20M for New Brunswick parks infrastructure upgrades

National parks and national historic sites across New Brunswick will receive $20 million worth of capital work this year. The investment includes projects to restore and rehabilitate assets in Fundy National...
Mar 18, 2015 4:40AM


Major projects boost Manitoba construction job growth

Skilled trades workers are in demand in Manitoba, especially during the next few years, as major hydroelectric and transmission projects drive job growth, according to the latest forecast from BuildForce Canada.
Mar 17, 2015 9:40AM


Rising retirements, new projects apply labour recruitment pressures in Ontario

Major projects are increasing demand for construction workers in Ontario, at a time when the industry is also under pressure to replace thousands of retiring skilled workers, according to the latest forecast from BuildForce Canada.
Mar 17, 2015 9:35AM


Changing demographics pose challenge for Nova Scotia construction market

With a shrinking youth population and the retirement of more than 8,000 construction workers over the coming decade, Nova Scotia's construction employers need to stay focused on recruitment, according to the latest forecast from BuildForce...
Mar 17, 2015 5:53AM


Major projects fuel Saskatchewan growth over medium term

Construction job growth is expected to continue over the next five years in the province, driven by large-scale resource and infrastructure projects, according to the latest forecast from BuildForce Canada.
Mar 17, 2015 5:22AM


New projects, retirements complicate New Brunswick's construction labour market

Major new projects planned for next year, from the East Energy Pipeline to mining and marine terminal building, will create tight labour markets in the province, according to the latest forecast from BuildForce Canada.
Mar 17, 2015 4:49AM


PEI construction sector benefits from steady but moderate growth

After a modest decline in 2015, construction employment gains in most years with steady demand for new housing and commercial building, according to the latest forecast released by BuildForce Canada.
Mar 17, 2015 4:45AM


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