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Canadian Non-residential Construction Jumps in June
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Thursday August 2 2018

Canadian Non-residential Construction Jumps in June

New construction starts in June increased 11 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $896.3 billion, reports Dodge Data & Analytics. This represents a second...

Canada Braces for Mass Construction Skills Shortage
Business
Thursday February 8 2018

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
Business
Friday February 2 2018

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.

Canadian Arm of U.K. Carillion Files for Creditor Protection
Business
Tuesday January 30 2018

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.

Calgary Condo Construction Activity Grows
Business
Monday December 18 2017

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
Business
Monday December 18 2017

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...

Almost 34,000 Positions Unfilled in Alberta
Business
Wednesday December 13 2017

Almost 34,000 Positions Unfilled in Alberta

Employers are having a hard time filling jobs in Alberta, which could be another of sign of economic recovery in the province, according to the Canadian...

Happy Construction Starts With Ending Unhappy Site Preliminaries
Business
Thursday July 20 2017

Happy Construction Starts With Ending Unhappy Site Preliminaries

By the time the builder arrives on site, you should already have your contract running smoothly for you.

London Tower Cladding was Changed to Cheaper Version
Business
Tuesday July 4 2017

London Tower Cladding was Changed to Cheaper Version

Cladding on the Greenfield Tower appears to have been changed during a renovation to reduce costs, according to media reports.

Business
Sep 10 2018
Skills Shortage Hits Canadian Construction Market

Canada’s construction industry is one of a few sectors to be hit hardest by a decade of labour shortages and lower margins, according to a study...

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Sep 10 2018
US Construction Spending Rises 0.1% in July

Spending on U.S. construction projects ticked up 0.1 per cent in July, led by an increase in homebuilding and the publicly funded building of schools and...

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Aug 23 2018
Canadian Construction Starts Fall 9% in July

At a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $817.4 billion, new construction starts in July fell 9 percent from the elevated pace reported in June, according to...

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Aug 2 2018
Canada Construction Workforce Faces Continued Pressures

Canada’s construction industry must remain focused on recruitment and retention as more than one quarter of a million construction workers are expected to retire this decade,...

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Business
Feb 22 2018
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...

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Business
Feb 8 2018
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...

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Business
Feb 6 2018
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...

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Feb 6 2018
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...

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Feb 6 2018
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...

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