Press Releases


- TORONTO – The next nine years will see steady growth for construction in Ontario. From mining in the North (Ring of Fire) to nuclear power, transportation and other infrastructure projects in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), Ontario will be challenged to meet its skilled labour requirements. This...
- WINNIPEG – Construction will continue to be a leading industry in Manitoba over the next decade with the new residential home building and electrical utility sectors reaching record high employment levels. Industrial, commercial and institutional construction will also see steady gains. The...
- VANCOUVER, BC – The demand for workers in BC’s construction industry will fluctuate over the next decade, depending on the region and sector. The projected increase in industrial and engineering investment will drive construction markets across the outlook scenario and the overall trend is toward...
- REGINA – Saskatchewan is leading other provinces in construction employment growth, and though it has attracted more new workers than most provinces, industry leaders say meeting labour needs over the next decade remains a challenge. “We have to continue to attract a large, skilled workforce in...
- REGINA, SK – Construction industry leaders will release highlights from a new forecast of labour supply and demand from now until 2020. The report − Construction Looking Forward: An assessment of construction labour markets for Saskatchewan from 2012−2020 − was prepared by the Construction Sector...
- OTTAWA − Canada’s construction industry will need about 320,000 workers over the next nine years to meet demand for new construction and to replace retirements and mortalities. The finding, from the Construction Sector Council’s just-released national forecast of labour supply and demand from 2011...
- TORONTO − Big industrial and utility projects will drive construction employment to near record highs in Ontario over the next few years. Building will expand steadily until 2019, though gains will not be distributed evenly throughout the province and will cause some volatility in regional housing...
- OTTAWA − As the traditional construction workforce shrinks, new resources such as the Construction Employer’s Roadmap from the Construction Sector Council (CSC) can help industry leaders connect with immigrant workers to meet growing labour needs. “The industry is growing steadily, but over the next...
- Ottawa − Atlantic Canada’s construction industry will see moderate to record growth over the next several years. The key focus will be on Newfoundland and Labrador where the dramatic ramping up of major industrial and utility/resource projects will challenge the construction industry’s ability to...
- WINNIPEG − Manitoba’s construction industry will grow steadily over the next several years, with employment peaking in 2014 and remaining high until 2019. A new forecast scenario from the Construction Sector Council (CSC) − Construction Looking Forward: An assessment of construction labour markets...