Press Releases


- British Columbia – 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 decade, according to BuildForce Canada. The 2014–2023 Construction and Maintenance Looking Forward forecast...
- Manitoba – 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 Construction and Maintenance Looking Forward forecast released today by BuildForce Canada shows a pattern of steady growth in...
- Saskatchewan – 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, according to BuildForce Canada. The 2014–2023 Construction and Maintenance Looking Forward forecast released today by...
- Large Resource and Infrastructure Projects Drive Regional Growth Ontario – Major projects will drive construction job growth in Ontario and turn up the pressure to replace as much as 25 percent of the province’s skilled workforce retiring over the next decade, according to BuildForce Canada. The...
- New Brunswick – 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 labour pool, according to BuildForce Canada. The 2014–2023 Construction and Maintenance Looking Forward forecast released...
- Prince Edward Island – 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 BuildForce Canada. The 2014–2023 Construction and Maintenance Looking Forward forecast released today by BuildForce...
- Newfoundland and Labrador – 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 challenges for the construction industry, according to BuildForce Canada. The 2014–2023 Construction and...
- Nova Scotia – 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 BuildForce Canada. The 2014–2023 Construction and Maintenance Looking Forward forecast released today by BuildForce...
- Ottawa – Canada’s construction industry will need to attract more young people and workers willing to move from other provinces, regions and countries, to meet its changing labour force needs, according to a new labour market forecast released today by BuildForce Canada. “As major projects gear up...
- BuildForce Canada Says Action Needed Now Ottawa (Oct 30th, 2013) – A recent TD Economics report focusing on Canada’s skilled trades shortages may be masking real, and serious skilled labour challenges faced by Canada’s construction industry,” according to BuildForce Canada. “The reality is that...