Saturday, June 25, 2022

Tag: labour

Annual survey reveals major shifts in B.C.’s construction industry

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The findings of the annual BC Construction Association (BCCA) Industry Survey highlight the key issues facing employers and workers during a period of heightened...

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...

RESCON encourages open conversation about mental health issues

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The Residential Construction Council of Ontario (RESCON) is supportive of Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW) and is encouraging anyone in the construction industry with issues –...

Majority of Canadian businesses plan to make vaccinations mandatory: poll

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As many employers gear up to return employees to the workplace, 62 per cent of Canadian small- and medium-sized businesses are making or plan to make...

B.C. names new Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure

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British Columbia Premier John Horgan has named Rob Fleming as the province’s new Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure. Fleming was first election to the legislative...

Ontario investing in youth programs to promote skilled trades

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The Ontario Government is investing $43 million in expanded youth training programs to help increase awareness and encourage youth to acquire the skills that...

Ontario allowing some construction to run 24 hours

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In response to the outbreak of COVID-19, Ontario is extending construction hours for essential construction projects, like critical projects in the health care sector,...

CBTU members donating protective gear to frontline workers

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Canada’s Building Trades Unions has announced a partnership with Canada’s Federation of Nurses Unions to donate extra N-95 respirator masks and other protective equipment...

McNaughton issues statement on construction site safety

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Monte McNaughton, Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development, issued the following statement regarding health and safety on construction sites: "The health and safety of...
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