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Labour

News
November 24, 2018  

Safety board tells Champlain Bridge builders to provide clean toilets for workers

MONTREAL—The workers building the new $4.2-billion Champlain Bridge toil

News
November 8, 2018  

Construction groups launch survey to learn what keeps tradespeople satisfied

With almost 90,000 Ontario construction workers set to retire

News
November 2, 2018  

Construction employment declines marginally in October

OTTAWA—Approximately 3,400 fewer construction workers were on the job

News
October 19, 2018  

500 workers sent home from Muskrat Falls job site; Nalcor blames pay trouble with contractor Astaldi

ST. JOHN’S, N.L.—Newfoundland and Labrador’s Crown-owned utility says it

News
October 15, 2018  

Construction worker allegedly shot in back with nail gun on Nova Scotia job site

HALIFAX—Nova Scotia’s minister of African Nova Scotian Affairs says

News
October 5, 2018  

Construction industry adds 28K new jobs in September after two months of decline

OTTAWA—The construction industry added 28,000 new jobs in September,

News
September 10, 2018  

Labour-hungry construction industry puzzled over report of significant job losses

Statistics Canada said the sector shed thousands of jobs last month, running counter to stories of contractors scrounging to find workers

News
September 5, 2018  

Construction industry to face higher rates of worker shortages, sluggish sales: study

MONTREAL—Canada’s construction industry is one of a few sectors

News
September 4, 2018  

Is your job site ready for recreational cannabis?

Many contractors fear marijuana legalization will lead to increased impairment on construction sites. Here’s what you need to know to prepare

News
August 30, 2018  

Report details allegations of racism, poor camp conditions on Manitoba hydro project

WINNIPEG—A week after reports surfaced of decades-old abuse on

News
August 29, 2018  

Saskatoon contractor fined for worker injuring involving scissor lift that tumbled off trailer ramp

SASKATOON—Wright Construction Western Inc. was hit with a $70,000

News
August 28, 2018  

Contractors challenge B.C.’s new hiring rules for infrastructure projects in court

VANCOUVER—The Independent Contractors and Business Association is asking the

News
August 13, 2018  

Construction employment falls by 12,000 in July, but remains up year-over-year

OTTAWA—The number of construction jobs coast to coast declined

Article
August 9, 2018  

Managing risk: Getting your workforce on board

To be truly effective at managing risk, you must

News
August 9, 2018  

Construction job vacancies at 3.8 per cent, CFIB report says

TORONTO—Vacant positions continue to plague employers in the construction

News
July 23, 2018  

Construction firm, equipment operator fined after worker run over by grader

HAMILTON, Ont.—A worker injury on a road construction site

News
July 17, 2018  

B.C. government sets out new hiring rules for provincial infrastructure projects

The province says the initiative will add more under-represented groups to the workforce, but critics say it will simply benefit unions and drive up costs

News
July 9, 2018  

Construction employment jumps after two months of decline

The industry roared back to life in June, adding tens of thousands of new jobs

News
June 27, 2018  

Quebec crane operators return to work after ‘illegal’ one-week strike

MONTREAL—Thousands of crane operators returned to work June 26

News
June 22, 2018  

Ambassador Bridge company ad urges Trump to block new Gordie Howe bridge on ‘America first’ grounds

WINDSOR, Ont.—In a transparent appeal to the increasingly pervasive