A Canada-wide, industry-led organization is forecasting construction workforce challenges in the coming years in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Forecast shows residential employment set to decline by 20 per cent over the next 10 years with the biggest hits coming between now and 2020. BuildForce Canada’s executive director Rosemary Sparks said it has to do with decline in construction activity and the winding down of major projects. “We are seeing the…