On-Site Magazine


June 24, 2022  

AECOM appoints digital lead

Eric Leitner to provide digital experience, insight and expertise to company’s Building + Places business in Canada.

June 24, 2022  

Concrete strike ends in B.C.

Pouring of concrete in the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley to start almost immediately.

June 23, 2022  

Construction sector job vacancies reach record high

Recruiting skilled employees expected to be an obstacle for nearly two-fifths of Canadian businesses.

June 10, 2022  

Construction employment growth flat amidst modest May gains

Unemployment rate hits new record low; construction employment up more than five per cent over 2021.

June 3, 2022  

Raises all around as Brown and Caldwell celebrates 75th

Employee-owned environmental engineering and construction firm rewards staff to celebrate milestone.

May 31, 2022  

Federal government pledges $247 million for apprenticeships

Launch of the Apprenticeship Service aims to help overcome financial barriers employers face when hiring and training first-year apprentices.

May 30, 2022  

Ironworker Jamie McMillan to keynote CIQS Congress

Motivational speaker, journeyman ironworker, apprentice boilermaker, author and advocate for skilled trades and technology to discuss the labour shortage and what can be done about it.

May 27, 2022  

StatCan reports record level of job vacancies in construction

Labour demand spikes higher as employers seek to fill more than 80,000 vacant positions in the sector.

May 27, 2022  

Ontario colleges partner to launch 4-year business degree for tradespeople

First-of-its-kind online Bachelor of Business Administration (Trades Management) to be offered by Algonquin, George Brown and Mohawk.

May 23, 2022  

StatCan: Hours up, productivity down

Productivity figures could not keep pace as more workers went back to work with the easing of pandemic restrictions.

May 20, 2022  

Movement of workers greatest in Quebec and Ontario

Canada’s two largest provinces have largest numbers of worker populations employed outside of their home economic regions.

May 16, 2022  

Future Skills Centre tackles ongoing skills shortage

Organization investing in programs to help thousands land in-demand jobs for today and tomorrow.

May 4, 2022  

CLAC kickstarting construction careers

Free construction skills “bootcamp” designed to create a pathway to a career.

April 28, 2022  

Marking the National Day of Mourning

CCOHS encourages workplaces to pause, reflect, and remember.

April 14, 2022  

Training youth for careers in the trades

Ontario program will provide young people with a pathway to find life-changing, well-paying jobs.

April 12, 2022  

Planning in an ever-changing world of construction

Canadian on team working on contemporary update of international construction reference tool.

April 11, 2022  

PCL earns LinkedIn recognition

Contracting group wins award as a top company where professionals can grow their careers.

April 5, 2022  

Modern work perks include more meaning and flexibility

The “Great Resignation” has given way to the “Great Re-evaluation.” Employee expectations are evolving.

March 28, 2022  

Finding workers is only part of the equation

I’ve had the opportunity to speak with Mike Rowe

March 21, 2022  

Construction segment demand to continue through 2027

Retirements and industry growth may lead to employment shortages, however, states BuildForce Canada.