AECOM appoints digital lead
Eric Leitner to provide digital experience, insight and expertise to company’s Building + Places business in Canada.
Concrete strike ends in B.C.
Pouring of concrete in the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley to start almost immediately.
Construction sector job vacancies reach record high
Recruiting skilled employees expected to be an obstacle for nearly two-fifths of Canadian businesses.
Construction employment growth flat amidst modest May gains
Unemployment rate hits new record low; construction employment up more than five per cent over 2021.
Raises all around as Brown and Caldwell celebrates 75th
Employee-owned environmental engineering and construction firm rewards staff to celebrate milestone.
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.
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.
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.
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.
StatCan: Hours up, productivity down
Productivity figures could not keep pace as more workers went back to work with the easing of pandemic restrictions.
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.
Future Skills Centre tackles ongoing skills shortage
Organization investing in programs to help thousands land in-demand jobs for today and tomorrow.
CLAC kickstarting construction careers
Free construction skills “bootcamp” designed to create a pathway to a career.
Marking the National Day of Mourning
CCOHS encourages workplaces to pause, reflect, and remember.
Training youth for careers in the trades
Ontario program will provide young people with a pathway to find life-changing, well-paying jobs.
Planning in an ever-changing world of construction
Canadian on team working on contemporary update of international construction reference tool.
PCL earns LinkedIn recognition
Contracting group wins award as a top company where professionals can grow their careers.
Modern work perks include more meaning and flexibility
The “Great Resignation” has given way to the “Great Re-evaluation.” Employee expectations are evolving.
Finding workers is only part of the equation
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Construction segment demand to continue through 2027
Retirements and industry growth may lead to employment shortages, however, states BuildForce Canada.