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Canadian Non-residential Construction Jumps in June
Business
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
Feb 2 2018
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....

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