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A snapshot of the industry

Construction is a $280 billion industry in Canada and represents 9% of our country's economy.

Construction work falls into four general categories:

  • New-Home Building and Renovation refers to the construction or remodeling and renovation of single-family and multi-family residential buildings.
  • Heavy Industrial refers to the construction of factories, such as cement, automotive or power plants.
  • Institutional and Commercial refers to building stores, offices and schools plus related structures such as stadiums, grain elevators, and indoor swimming pools.
  • Civil Engineering refers to projects such as highways, dams, water and sewer lines, power and communication lines, and bridges.