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Construction leaders to highlight labour supply and demand forecast in Saskatchewan


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February 25, 2012 by Andrew Snook

On Monday, Feb. 27, construction industry leaders will release highlights from a forecast of labour supply and demand in Saskatchewan.

The Construction Sector Council, with help from several other industries, has prepared a report titled, Construction Looking Forward: An assessment of construction labour markets for Saskatchewan from 2012-2020.

The report features a construction investment outlook, as well as a breakdown of labour needs organized by trade.

The presentation of the report will take place at 10 a.m.at the office of the Saskatchewan Heavy Construction Association, located at 1939 Elphinstone St. in Regina, Sask.

Spokespersons will include: Warren Douglas, executive director of the Construction Labour Relations Association of Saskatchewan Inc. – who will provide the introduction; Michael Fougere, president of the Saskatchewan Construction Association – who will speak about the non-residential outlook; Alan Thomarat, CEO of the Canadian Home Builders of Saskatchewan – who will discuss the residential outlook; and Paul McLellan, board director for the Construction Sector Council and CEO of Alliance Energy Ltd. – who will discuss the national outlook.