Canada Braces for Mass Construction Skills Shortage
Over 250,000 construction workers are expected to retire this decade.
Construction Union Says Program Abused for Cheap Labour
Program intended for workers beneficial to Canada is used to fill construction jobs at lower wages, says union study.
Is the Union Station Revitalization ‘Out of Control’ ?
$22.8-million increase and an additional eight to 12 months is required to complete the renovation and restoration work on Union Station in Toronto.
Residential Construction, Single-family Home Sales Decline 58% in 2017
The supply shortage that helped drive up the average price of a newly built, single-family home 23 per cent year-over-year in December, to $1.23 million, will...
Canadian Arm of U.K. Carillion Files for Creditor Protection
Carillion Canada has been granted protection from creditors by the Ontario Superior Court under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act.
Sask. Residential Construction Trails National Average
A new report by Statistics Canada suggests residential construction numbers in Saskatchewan are lagging behind the rest of the country.
New Home Construction Rebounds in Alberta
New home construction in Alberta continues to rebound, led by growth in single-family homes.
Calgary Condo Construction Activity Grows
November was the busiest month for construction starts on apartments in the Calgary area in more than two years.
Ontario’s New Construction Act
Adjudication is somewhat similar to a mandatory arbitration, with new and strict rules leading hopefully toward ‘prompt payment’ legislation under Ontario’s new Construction Act. Part II.1...
Report Forecasts Decline in Nonresidential Building
According to the Spring 2018 Forecast Quarterly Report, nonresidential building starts in the United States will drop by 1.6 percent in 2018. However, the decline can...
Quebec Construction Mogul Tony Accurso Acquitted
The jury in the trial of well-known Quebec construction magnate, Tony Accurso, who was accused of breach of trust, needed less than 24 hours of deliberations...
Fairfax Holdings to Acquire Major Parts of Carillion Canada
Toronto-based Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited and Carillion Canada Holdings Incorporated announced Feb. 5 they have entered into an agreement for Fairfax to acquire the services division...
US Construction Spending up 0.7 per cent in December
U.S. builders pushed construction spending up 0.7 per cent in December to a record high. It was the fifth consecutive monthly gain with all major sectors...
CCA Mobilizes Members to Oppose Government-owned Enterprises
The Canadian Construction Association (CCA) announced in an email to its board members, partner associations and corporate members that it has advised the government of Canada...
Construction Employment in New Brunswick to Hold Steady
In a shift away from major industrial and engineering construction projects, more traditional core infrastructure construction and maintenance activities will be the primary employment drivers in...
Further Job Losses Expected Across Alberta’s Construction Industry
As major projects wind down and the impact of lower oil prices persist, Alberta’s construction industry will shrink by up to 5,200 jobs through to 2019....
Large Number of Retirements to Hold-back N.L.’s Construction Sector
The latest labour market forecast by BuildForce Canada is raising some concerns for the construction industry in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Toronto's Construction Workplace Safety Blitz
The results of a province-wide enforcement blitz that focused on supervision of construction projects and workers were released recently.