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Labour

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July 22, 2020  

Business leaders pledge support for campaign against anti-Black racism

TORONTO—CEOs representing more than 200 Canadian organizations, including three

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July 10, 2020  

Workers continued to return to construction sites in June, but labour market still well off highs

The industry kept rebounding in June, following up healthy gains in May after historic April losses

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July 8, 2020  

One third of Indigenous workers in Canada in jobs facing automation, report says

TORONTO—One-third of Canada’s Indigenous workers are in jobs facing

News
June 15, 2020  

Sean Strickland named executive director of CBTU

After three years with Quebec-based contractor Pomerleau, Sean Strickland

News
June 5, 2020  

Labour market bounces back in May as tens of thousands of construction workers return to job sites

The positive momentum counters major job losses a month earlier, but falls well short of returning labour levels to their pre-crisis level

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May 8, 2020  

Construction labour market walloped in April, with job losses topping 300,000

The extent of the job losses is considerable, but the vast majority of the lay-offs are expected to be temporary

News
March 8, 2020  

Op-Ed: We need more women in the trades

Looming shortage of apprentices means lost profits and paycheques for Ontarians

News
March 6, 2020  

Construction sheds 7,900 jobs in February, snapping three-month win streak

Employers in Canada’s construction industry pumped the brakes on

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March 6, 2020  

Women made small gains on job sites in 2019, but remain heavily outnumbered throughout construction

Women in construction made significant strides in 2019, particularly

News
February 12, 2020  

Mind the labour gap: Construction industry needs to recruit 307,000 workers over next decade

The latest forecast from BuildForce Canada projects continued growth in construction through the mid-2020s. Combined with retirements, the added labour required to keep up with demand will create a substantial gap

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January 10, 2020  

Construction labour market closes out 2019 on high note, adding 17K jobs in December

The construction labour market finished strong in 2019, posting

Article
December 18, 2019  

2020 Construction Forecast: Positive momentum to continue, but industry needs to embrace change

A steady stream of building projects in most regions

Article
December 14, 2019  

From the editor… Megaprojects test industry’s capacity to deliver

Few and far between just a few years ago,

News
November 8, 2019  

Provinces step up with new funds to boost trades during National Skilled Trades and Technology Week

Across the country, skilled tradespersons are expected to be increasingly short supply in the coming years, in both construction and beyond

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November 8, 2019  

Construction industry loses 21,300 jobs in October, led by declines in Quebec, Ontario

A loss of 21,300 construction jobs in October pushed

News
November 1, 2019  

EllisDon teams up with Build a Dream to boost construction industry diversification

EllisDon and non-profit Build a Dream have partnered up

News
October 11, 2019  

Construction job market continues to seesaw with solid September gain

The back and forth in the construction labour market

News
October 9, 2019  

Leaders’ debate: Trudeau defends efforts to save SNC-Lavalin jobs. He’s right

The SNC-Lavalin scandal has weighed on the prime minister and the Liberals since early this year

News
October 9, 2019  

Labour shortages are holding back the construction sector: Here’s what governments and businesses can do

Having the right people for the job can make

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October 7, 2019  

EllisDon taps two industry veterans to take over operations of Toronto Buildings Group

EllisDon Corp. has named two new vice-presidents of operations