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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

News
June 22, 2018  

Quebec crane operators continue strike despite order to return to work

Many of the province’s nearly 2,000 crane operators walked off the job earlier this week, disrupting work at job sites across Quebec

News
June 20, 2018  

Quebec premier urges crane operators back to work as ‘illegal’ strike continues

MONTREAL—Premier Philippe Couillard warned Quebec’s crane operators June 19

News
June 8, 2018  

Construction industry hits second monthly decline with 13K job losses

OTTAWA—Construction employment has dipped for the second consecutive month,

News
May 29, 2018  

Sudbury, Ont. contractor fined $50K after worker injured in fall

THUNDER BAY, Ont.—A northern Ontario contractor has been handed

News
May 11, 2018  

Canadian construction industry sheds 19,000 jobs in April

Despite the monthly decline, employment in the industry is up 2.3 per cent from the same time last year

News
May 11, 2018  

Alberta ads tie Trans Mountain pipeline construction to increased jobs

ALBERTA—The Alberta government has launched a $1.29 million national

News
May 11, 2018  

Manitoba introduces bill to end forced unionization on construction projects

MANITOBA—The Manitoba government has tabled a bill to eliminate

News
May 9, 2018  

Minimum wage act passes in Ontario

ONTARIO—Ontario has passed minimum wage legislation, introduced in April,

News
April 24, 2018  

Ontario introduces minimum pay-rate legislation for contractors

Legislation to establish minimum pay rates for Ontario private-sector

News
April 16, 2018  

Trade contractors summit held on federal, provincial prompt payment

Trade contractors and associations from across Canada came together

News
April 16, 2018  

Changes to Ontario Labour Relations Act could impact worker rights: LiUNA

Amendments to Ontario’s Labour Relations Act could see over