Tag: labour

Annual OCS survey finds contractors are expecting more business growth in...

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With an abundance of current work and more projects on the horizon, Ontario contractors are expecting 2024 to be a busy year, the Ontario...

Ontario construction associations call for update to Labour Relations Act

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The General Contractors’ Association of Toronto (GCAT) and the Golden Horseshoe General Contractors’ Association (GHGCA) have published an industry paper calling on the Government...

Ontario to increase immigration to fill jobs in skilled trades, tech,...

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The Government of Ontario announced it is doubling the number of economic immigrants it selects in 2025 to over 18,000 to help solve the...

Canada doubles immigration program for out-of-status construction workers

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The Government of Canada announced that Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is extending and expanding the pilot program for out-of-status workers in the...

RCCAO submits three construction priorities to federal government

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The Residential and Civil Construction Alliance of Ontario (RCCAO) is calling on the Federal Government to welcome more construction workers to Canada through immigration...

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...