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Labour

News
October 2, 2019  

Ontario Labour ministry inspectors to conduct safety blitz to prevent common injuries

TORONTO—Inspectors from the Ontario Ministry of Labour will hold

News
September 16, 2019  

‘They really hate us’: New prompt payment rules may help mend relationship between GCs, subtrades

Tension between separate levels of the construction industry is part of the business. Legal changes may relieve one major source of strain

News
September 10, 2019  

Construction industry loses 2,100 jobs in August after major July gain

OTTAWA—The construction industry’s labour market gave up some of

News
August 17, 2019  

Trudeau announces advisory committee aimed at promoting skilled trades

HALIFAX—A new advisory committee will help promote apprenticeships and

News
July 24, 2019  

B.C. Supreme Court to hear construction groups’ challenge to province’s Community Benefits Agreement

The contentious labour rules have already been to put work on numerous big-ticket jobs, such as a major widening project on the Trans-Canada Highway and the new Pattullo Bridge

News
July 9, 2019  

New CCA mentorship program connects innovators with contractors looking to test novel solutions

Without the direct input of end users, innovations are often little more than solutions in search of problems

News
July 5, 2019  

Construction jobs dry up in June as industry posts another decline in employment

OTTAWA—Aside from a big April gain, there’s been little

News
June 18, 2019  

LNG Canada training initiative aims to recruit women to work on Kitimat, B.C. megaproject

VANCOUVER—The team of companies behind the development and construction

News
June 15, 2019  

Construction industry faced highest number of unfilled jobs in Q1, surpassing national average: CFIB

TORONTO—The number of unfilled jobs in Canada’s construction sector

News
June 12, 2019  

Ontario plumbers, pipefitters return to work after week-long strike

WHITBY, Ont.—Just a week after Ontario plumbers and steamfitters

Article
June 12, 2019  

Staying on top: Attracting and retaining talent has never been tougher – or more integral to success

Construction activity continues to fire on all cylinders in

News
June 11, 2019  

After big April gain, construction employment slips in May

OTTAWA—The construction labour market rallied in April after four

News
June 11, 2019  

Ontario construction industry prepares for new prompt payment, adjudication rules expected to bring ‘profound’ change

TORONTO—Contractors, subcontractors, owners, construction lawyers and a wide range

News
June 3, 2019  

Ontario plumbers, pipefitters strike for first time in 30 years after negotiations reach impasse

Projects underway across the province could face disruptions. Talks to reach a resolution are ongoing

News
May 31, 2019  

Younger generation gets chance to try out construction trades as industry stares down labour shortage

OTTAWA—For three days earlier this month, thousands of Ottawa-area

News
May 31, 2019  

Two Ottawa construction firms, site supervisors fined for death of worker on condo project site

OTTAWA—Two construction companies as well as a site supervisor

News
May 29, 2019  

12,000 Ontario plumbers, steamfitters on standby to strike, threatening construction work in province

WHITBY, Ont.—Plumbers and steamfitters are prepared to hit the

News
May 10, 2019  

Construction labour market snaps four-month losing streak as employment surges in April

The industry added a full two per cent to its workforce between March and April, easily outpacing the overall economy

News
April 15, 2019  

Combating the labour shortage with operational efficiency gains

Contractors can optimize job site productivity and reduce the need for additional workers by using proven tools for planning and executing work

News
April 13, 2019  

Ontario budget promises overhaul of apprenticeship, skilled trades system

TORONTO—The scarcity of skilled workers across Ontario is no