Press Releases


- Prince Edward Island – 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 forecast released today by BuildForce Canada. “Even modest expansion over the next five years may challenge labour...
- Manitoba – Skilled trades workers are in demand in Manitoba, especially during the next few years, as major hydroelectric and transmission projects drive job growth, according to the latest forecast released today by BuildForce Canada. “The biggest challenge for industry will be ensuring qualified...
- Saskatchewan – 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 the latest forecast released today by BuildForce Canada. “These projects are creating demand for workers with specific...
- New Brunswick – 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, according to the latest forecast from BuildForce Canada. “The industry needs to plan now to meet the workforce...
- Ontario – 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 workers, according to the latest forecast released today by BuildForce Canada. “Major projects and aging demographics are two...
- Ottawa – 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 Women’s Day, and the difference women are making in the construction industry. “Industry culture and attitudes are changing...
- Ottawa (Nov. 27th, 2014) – 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 website, announced today by BuildForce Canada. “Students, their parents, and those changing jobs, can now...
- Ottawa – In recognition of the changing face of Canada’s construction industry, BuildForce Canada is acknowledging the contributions of tradespeople across the generations today, on National Tradesmen Day. Over the next decade, Canada’s construction workforce will change dramatically, with up to one...
- Toronto – A record 1.3 million Canadians, or 1 in 14 workers, now make their living in construction, BuildForce Canada announced today, as the country gets set to celebrate Labour Day and the contribution of its workers. “Canada’s construction industry not only builds, it maintains and repairs more...
- Alberta – 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 virtually every year between now and 2023, according to BuildForce Canada. The 2014–2023 Construction and Maintenance Looking...