Tag: BuildForce Canada

New guide gives construction employers a blueprint to build positive workplace...

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The Residential Construction Council of Ontario (RESCON) has released a best practice guide with tips and strategies to help build a more positive workplace culture on construction...

Building retrofits could further tighten construction labour markets: BuildForce Canada

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Retrofitting Canada’s residential, commercial, and institutional building stock to incorporate sustainable fuel sources, technologies, and materials could require as many as 57,000 additional construction...

Canada’s construction sector is poised to grow through 2033: BuildForce Canada

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Canada’s construction sector experienced a slight contraction in 2023, as growth in the non-residential sector was offset by a moderate decline in activity in...

Construction stakeholders call for immigration system reforms to address looming labour...

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Changes are needed to Canada’s immigration system to ensure the construction sector can respond to growth, and deliver on key public-policy priorities such as...

Canada’s construction industry is poised for further growth: BuildForce Canada

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Canada’s construction sector continues to perform at an elevated level following the COVID-19 pandemic, according to BuildForce Canada's latest forecast report. Strong levels of investments...

New program seeks to help create entry-level positions in the construction...

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Construction Career Pathways, a new programs launched by BuildForce Canada, aims to connect job seekers and employers  by facilitating 16-week, paid, entry-level work placements...

Near-term rebound and peak retirements create labour challenges for construction

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Canada’s construction and maintenance industry rebounded strongly in 2021 and is expected to continue growing through 2027 on the strength of strong near-term demand...

Ontario’s construction market sees sustained demand through 2026: report

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Labour market challenges could be an ongoing preoccupation across Ontario as unemployment rates return to pre-pandemic lows, and construction demand in the residential and...