On-Site Magazine


September 29, 2020  

Who’s on your bench? Construction tech firm Bridgit helping contractors modernize workforce planning

About 50 staff, Mallorie Brodie says, is the point

September 16, 2020  

RESCON launches campaign to combat job site racism following incidents in Toronto

The Residential Construction Council of Ontario (RESCON) is looking

September 8, 2020  

Construction employment holds steady in August, but rehiring slows

The Canadian economy created nearly a quarter million new

August 14, 2020  

Construction activity declined 41 per cent at height of pandemic, but quickly regained ground, report says

With a wide range of sites shut down across

August 7, 2020  

Construction adds 33,500 jobs in July as recovery from pandemic continues

The number of workers employed in construction rose for

July 29, 2020  

Development of LNG industry could create almost 100,000 jobs, report says

CALGARY—A report funded by the Canadian liquefied natural gas

On Your Radar
July 22, 2020  

Growth in a time of pandemic

Pomerleau values carry it through difficult times—and its ever

July 22, 2020  

Business leaders pledge support for campaign against anti-Black racism

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

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

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

June 15, 2020  

Sean Strickland named executive director of CBTU

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

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

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

March 8, 2020  

Op-Ed: We need more women in the trades

Looming shortage of apprentices means lost profits and paycheques for Ontarians

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

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

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

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

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

December 14, 2019  

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

Few and far between just a few years ago,