Press Releases


- Ottawa – In a shift away from major industrial and engineering construction projects, more traditional core infrastructure construction and maintenance activities will be the primary employment drivers in New Brunswick, sustaining the province’s construction workforce near current levels this decade...
- Ottawa – Canada’s construction industry must remain focused on recruitment and retention as more than one quarter of a million construction workers are expected to retire this decade, according to the latest labour market forecast released today by BuildForce Canada. While slow and uneven...
- Ottawa – As major projects wind down and the impact of lower oil prices persist, Alberta’s construction industry will shrink by up to 5,200 jobs through to 2019. The most significant workforce reductions are now behind it, however, according to the latest labour market forecast released today by...
- Ottawa – The ramp-up of major projects starting next year, from planned pipeline to transportation and liquefied natural gas (LNG), may create significant recruitment challenges, with as many as 16,000 new workers needed over the next three years, according to the latest labour market forecast...
- Ottawa – After more than a decade of expansion, construction activity and employment will steadily recede across Manitoba as major projects wind down and new home building eases, according to the latest labour market forecast released today by BuildForce Canada. “While the construction workforce is...
- Ottawa – Although construction activity in Saskatchewan is expected to slow over the near term, a recovery in new home construction, a rise in home renovation work, and the planned start of major new mining and utility projects will help sustain the province’s construction workforce at well above...
- Ottawa – Newfoundland and Labrador’s construction industry is expected to lose up to 30 percent of its workforce, or as many as 6,800 workers, over the next four years as major projects wind down, workers leave the province, and others retire, according to the latest labour market forecast released...
- Ottawa – Ontario’s construction workforce will need to expand by more than 100,000 workers this decade to keep up with a series of major projects and the retirement of as many as one-in-five workers, according to the latest labour market forecast released today by BuildForce Canada. It’s anticipated...
- Ottawa – Attracting, training, and keeping the next generation of skilled workers in Nova Scotia will be an industry necessity to counter the retirement of approximately 8,200 construction workers this decade, according to the latest labour market forecast released today by BuildForce Canada. “It...
- Ottawa – A rapidly aging workforce, higher levels of immigration, and an increase in institutional and commercial building construction are expected to help drive job growth in PEI’s construction industry this decade, according to the latest labour market forecast released today by BuildForce Canada...