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How does the construction industry and other stakeholders use the data?

This labour market information is used by owners, contractors, labour groups, estimators, training providers, national and provincial/territorial organizations and governments to:

  • predict labour market trends and personnel requirements
  • project the movement of trade labour from province to province
  • make policy decisions
  • develop appropriate training and recruitment strategies to ensure that there is an adequate supply of skilled tradespeople to meet the needs of Canada’s construction industry.

With this knowledge, the construction industry can confidently invest in new construction, knowing that Canada has the workforce necessary to deliver projects on time and on budget.