Press Releases


- OTTAWA – Construction industry leaders from across the country have formed a new national organization to help keep a steady flow of highly skilled workers available to the growing industry. BuildForce Canada opened its doors on April 1, 2013, replacing the Construction Sector Council (CSC) after 10...
- New report says challenges continue, as baby boomers leave the workforce OTTAWA– A just-released forecast of labour supply and demand says construction will need to recruit more than 250,000 workers, including the traditional number of new entrants to the workforce, to meet building needs from now...
- TORONTO – Northern Ontario and the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) will be hubs of construction activity over the next few years, drawing in workers from outside Ontario’s regions to meet the growing demand for skilled trades. A newly released labour market forecast from the Construction Sector Council...
- REGINA, SK – Non-residential construction growth in Saskatchewan has been leading the country and other industries over the past decade, and that is not about to change – at least for the next couple of years. The latest forecast of labour supply and demand just released by the Construction Sector...
- VANCOUVER, BC – Over the next decade or so, construction industry growth in British Columbia will be concentrated in utility and mining projects, mostly in the North. And all eyes will be on the potential for inter-provincial mobility to meet the demand for skilled trades. “The question being asked...
- Priority on recruiting, training and managing trade mobility for resource projects Construction employment will remain at all-time record high levels in Canada for the next decade or so, according to a new forecast of labour supply and demand published by the Construction Sector Council (CSC)...
- CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI – Prince Edward Island will see continued investment in utilities and commercial, industrial and institutional building projects over the next decade or so, and construction employment will grow beyond record levels. That’s a key finding in the Construction Sector Council’s (CSC)...
- MONCTON, NB – With careful planning, the New Brunswick construction industry should be able to draw on its own workforce to meet labour requirements for most of the next decade. Construction Looking Forward, 2012 to 2020 Key Highlights for New Brunswick says the province came off a historic high...
- HALIFAX, NS – The recent federal shipbuilding contract and other large non-residential projects are creating new opportunities for Nova Scotia’s construction industry. Industry leaders are taking steps now to deal with new opportunities in some industrial and engineering-related trades, basing their...
- ST JOHN’S, NFLD – The construction workforce in Newfoundland and Labrador will swell over the next several years as major resource projects get underway. Major projects in electric utilities, mining and offshore oil will be the key drivers of non-residential construction employment. Between 2012 and...