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Sep 03, 2015, 09:00 ET Industry Celebrates Workforce That's Hands On in Building Economy - One in 13 Canadian Workers Make Living in Construction

OTTAWA, Sept. 3, 2015 /CNW/ - As Canada gets set to celebrate Labour Day, the construction industry is recognizing the contributions of 1.3 million Canadians who build, repair and maintain a whopping ...


Apr 27, 2015, 09:00 ET New Residential Report Shows Need for More Than 129,000 Skilled Workers

OTTAWA, April 27, 2015 /CNW/ - With Canada's home renovation industry continuing to grow, new construction holding steady, and an aging workforce with many people nearing retirement, Canada's...


Mar 16, 2015, 12:00 ET B.C. Construction Industry Poised for Significant Energy Development

VICTORIA, March 16, 2015 /CNW/ - With the startup of major projects, B.C.'s construction job growth will lead all other provinces from now to 2024, according to the latest forecast released today by...


Mar 16, 2015, 11:00 ET Major Projects Fuel Construction Job Growth Over Medium Term

REGINA, SK, March 16, 2015 /CNW/ - Construction job growth is expected to continue over the next five years in the province, driven by large-scale resource and infrastructure projects, according to...


Mar 16, 2015, 11:00 ET Falling Oil Prices Stall Alberta Construction Projects

EDMONTON, March 16, 2015 /CNW/ - Declining oil prices are having an impact on the province's construction industry, resulting in new project cancellations, delays and job losses. The industry,...


Mar 16, 2015, 10:00 ET Major Projects Boost Construction Job Growth

WINNIPEG, March 16, 2015 /CNW/ - Skilled trades workers are in demand in Manitoba, especially during the next few years, as major hydroelectric and transmission projects drive job growth, according...


Mar 16, 2015, 09:00 ET Canada's Construction Industry Adjusts to Changing Conditions

OTTAWA, March 16, 2015 /CNW/ - The composition of resource-related investments is changing after more than a decade-long construction expansion, driven by new resource developments. Major...


Mar 16, 2015, 09:00 ET Rising Retirements and New Projects Turn Up Construction Industry Recruitment Pressures

TORONTO, March 16, 2015 /CNW/ - Major projects are increasing demand for construction workers in Ontario, at a time when industry is also under pressure to replace thousands of retiring skilled...


Mar 16, 2015, 08:00 ET Construction Industry Benefits From Steady but Moderate Growth

CHARLOTTETOWN, March 16, 2015 /CNW/ - After a modest decline in 2015, construction employment gains in most years with steady demand for new housing and commercial building, according to the latest...


Mar 16, 2015, 08:00 ET New Projects and Retirements Add to Construction Labour Market Challenges

FREDERICTON, March 16, 2015 /CNW/ - Major new projects planned for next year, from the East Energy Pipeline to mining and marine terminal building, will create tight labour markets in the province,...


Mar 16, 2015, 08:00 ET Changing Demographics Major Challenge for Local Construction Industry

HALIFAX, March 16, 2015 /CNW/ - With a shrinking youth population and the retirement of more than 8,000 construction workers over the coming decade, Nova Scotia's construction employers need to stay...


Mar 16, 2015, 07:30 ET Resource Project Ups and Downs Challenge Construction Industry

ST. JOHN'S, March 16, 2015 /CNW/ - Major resource projects that have dominated the province's 10-year construction boom will peak this year and create a second wave of new jobs starting in 2019,...


Mar 05, 2015, 09:00 ET Women Becoming Construction Industry's Biggest Boosters

OTTAWA, March 5, 2015 /CNW/ - A rising number of female role models are stepping up to pave the way for more young women, according to BuildForce Canada, as it gets set to celebrate International...


Nov 27, 2014, 10:02 ET BuildForce Canada Attracts New Generation of Skilled Workers One Click At A Time

OTTAWA, Nov. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The first step to a new career in one of Canada's fastest growing industries is just a few clicks away with the launch of a new, improved Careers in Construction...


Sep 19, 2014, 09:00 ET BuildForce Canada Celebrates National Tradesmen Day Across the Generations

OTTAWA, Sept. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - In recognition of the changing face of Canada's construction industry, BuildForce Canada is acknowledging the contributions of tradespeople across the generations...


Aug 28, 2014, 09:00 ET Canada's Construction Workforce Reaches All-Time High

Industry Celebrates Strength In Numbers This Labour Day TORONTO, Aug. 28, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - A record 1.3 million Canadians, or 1 in 14 workers, now make their living in construction, BuildForce...


Feb 20, 2014, 09:00 ET B.C. Construction Employment Expected To Reach Unprecedented High

VICTORIA, Feb. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - B.C.'s construction industry will need to ramp up recruitment efforts to keep pace with planned projects and the retirement of more than 34,000 workers over the next...


Feb 20, 2014, 09:00 ET Alberta Leads Canada Through Next Wave of Construction

EDMONTON, Feb. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Alberta continues to lead Canada's construction industry through the next decade, with major new oil sands projects and residential work driving job growth in...


Feb 20, 2014, 09:00 ET Saskatchewan's Construction Industry Prepares for Shift in Workforce

REGINA, Feb. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Skilled labour requirements over the coming decade are changing, requiring many of the workers recruited over the last several years to stay on for major new projects,...


Feb 20, 2014, 09:00 ET Major New Projects to Drive Construction Job Growth in Manitoba

WINNIPEG, Feb. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Hydro projects planned in Manitoba's North will jump-start construction job growth and demand for specialized trades, according to BuildForce Canada. The 2014-2023...


Feb 19, 2014, 09:00 ET New Brunswick Construction Industry Must Focus on Rebuilding Workforce

FREDERICTON, Feb. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - Planning for major new projects will be a top priority for New Brunswick's construction industry, as retirements and out-of-province projects draw on the skilled...


Feb 19, 2014, 09:00 ET Construction Job Growth Forecast Across Most Regions of Ontario

Large Resource and Infrastructure Projects Drive Regional Growth TORONTO, Feb. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - Major projects will drive construction job growth in Ontario and turn up the pressure to replace as...


Feb 19, 2014, 09:00 ET Young Recruits Key to Building Nova Scotia's Construction Industry

HALIFAX, Feb. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - With well over 6,000 workers retiring over the next decade, Nova Scotia's construction industry will need to step up efforts to attract more young people, according to...


Feb 19, 2014, 09:00 ET Retirements and Resource Boom Test Newfoundland and Labrador's Construction Industry

ST. JOHN'S, Feb. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - Labour requirements of large resource projects coupled with the retirement of almost 25 percent of the province's workforce over the next decade, create complex...


Feb 19, 2014, 09:00 ET P.E.I.'s Construction Industry Must Convince Skilled Workers to Stay

CHARLOTTETOWN, Feb. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - Keeping skilled workers at home will be a major priority for Prince Edward Island's construction industry to help counter rising retirement rates, according to...