Link2Build Past Articles

April

Strong investment levels have helped to drive construction employment since September - April 29, 2022

Professional engineers must soon participate in mandatory continuing education programs - April 29, 2022

Federal UTIP program pledges $7M for trades-training projects - April 28, 2022

National Day of Mourning, 2022 - April 28, 2022

Companies are mitigating labour shortages with automation — and this could drastically impact workers - April 27, 2022


Province provides $12M for mechanical trades training - April 26, 2022

Bill 88 Passes. Here’s What It Means for Ontario Employers - April 25, 2022

Sudbury updates Event Centre procurement to progressive design-build model - April 18, 2022

First Nations start process to build Ring of Fire road - April 18, 2022

Teranorth Construction awarded $107M contract for Highway 11/17 twinning - April 14, 2022

Construction investment reaches record $20B in February - April 14, 2022

Budget 2022 ‘missed the mark’ on infrastructure programming: CCA - April 13, 2022

CBTU hails mobility tax deduction for trades workers - April 11, 2022

Jobless rate falls to record low as economy adds 72,500 jobs in March, StatCan says - April 11, 2022

Budget 2022: Housing supply gets $10B boost; Feds add measures to curb speculation - April 7, 2022

Building permit values surge to record monthly total - April 6, 2022

Engineering services revenues climb in 2020, despite difficult year: StatsCan - April 1, 2022


March

2020 construction codes released - March 29, 2022

Province increases spending on pre-apprenticeship programs - March 24, 2022

Contractors looking to fill 69,000 jobs: StatsCan - March 24, 2022

Dealing with peak retirements may be construction’s greatest challenge: BuildForce - March 22, 2022

Ontario to require 72,000 workers by 2027: BuildForce - March 17, 2022

Province commits $13M to electrical training and apprenticeships - March 16, 2022

Construction journeypersons reported high incomes and low mobility in 2019 - March 15, 2022

Building construction investment adds 3.4% in January - March 15, 2022

     
Sudbury treatment facility gets $2.5M for expansion - March 8, 2022

PCL completes Ontario's first Accelerated Build LTC home project - March 8, 2022

Building permit values drop in January - March 8, 2022

Feds open call for SPF fund proposals - March 4, 2022

Naloxone kits soon to be mandatory on construction sites - March 2, 2022

SNC-Lavalin subsidiary nets $13M contract for nuclear design work - March 1, 2022

February

CHBA project receives $4M in federal funding - February 28, 2022

Province to introduce legislation to attract skilled workers - February 28, 2022

RESCON outlines requests in pre-budget submission - February 24, 2022

WSN receives funding to develop mental health resources - February 23, 2022

Feds commit nearly $11M for northern Ontario community projects - February 22, 2022

Construction employment declined in January, but remains well up from 2021 levels - February 22, 2022

WSIB to rebate $1.5B to Ontario employers - February 17, 2022

Building construction investment rises again - February 11, 2022

Feds, province support mass-timber bridge replacement - February 10, 2022

Province to help fund construction of Parry Sound concrete plant - February 9, 2022

Construction prices record slower rise in Q4, but record rises in ’21 overall - February 8, 2022

Ontario designing 'portable benefits' plan for workers who don't have coverage - February 4, 2022

WAHA Redevelopment Project RFP released - February 3, 2022

Record permit values in ’21 driven by increases in material, labour prices - February 3, 2022

Feds launch campaign to promote skilled trades to youth - February 3, 2022

Sudbury issues Event Centre design-build RFP - February 2, 2022

Businesses face shortage of skilled workers and young employees: report - February 2, 2022