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October


Canadian economy grew 0.1% in August, continuing on path of modest growth - Oct 31, 2022

FedNor contributes $6M to Northern Ontario businesses - Oct 28, 2022

CCA campaign calls for immigration reforms to fill construction job vacancies - Oct 25, 2022

Empty buildings consume more energy than you think - Oct 24, 2022

Ontario proposes to double fines against unethical developers - Oct 21, 2022

Construction sees WSIB premiums drop 2.1% for ‘23 - Oct 21, 2022

Labour force shows summer contraction as construction activity increases - Oct 20, 2022

Province introduces skilled trades careers fairs for youth - Oct 19, 2022

Feds open proposals to help equity-deserving groups get apprenticeship training - Oct 18, 2022

Vale announces official opening of $945M Copper Cliff Complex South Mine Project - Oct 17, 2022

Ontario employers now required to disclose how they electronically monitor workers - Oct 12, 2022

Clearing ports, adding skilled labour key to unblocking supply chain: report - Oct 12, 2022

Canadian labour market still tight as economy sees slight bump in employment - Oct 11, 2022

Building permit values rise 12% in August - Oct 6, 2022

RESCON proposes 15 steps to address Ontario’s housing crisis - Oct 3, 2022

What’s next? Statistics Canada report looks at career pathways of people who discontinued their apprenticeships - Oct 3, 2022
September
WSIB doubles HSEP rebates for smaller businesses in 2023 - Sep 30, 2022

Canadian employers projecting 4.2% salary increase in 2023: survey - Sep 28, 2022

Ontario government investing $90 million in skilled trades programs - Sep 27, 2022

Work-related COVID-19 claim costs will now impact WSIB premiums of individual schedule 1 employers - Sep 26, 2022

Despite contractions, construction labour market conditions remain constrained - Sep 23, 2022

CAF and partners launch Canadian Apprenticeship Service program - Sep 22, 2022

Job vacancies high again in Q2, with wage increases trailing CPI in many sectors - Sep 21, 2022

Ontario’s Growth Plan is reducing housing affordability - Sep 20, 2022

Statistics Canada says wholesale sales down 0.6 per cent at $80.2B in July - Sep 19, 2022

GVCA celebrates Martha George - Sep 16, 2022

PCL celebrates SickKids’ topping off - Sept 16, 2022

Study confirms benefits of quality-based selection for design professionals - Sep 15, 2022

Feds commit $3M to school upgrades in Big Grassy River First Nation‚Äč - Sep 15, 2022

Building construction investment edges up in July, reaches $21B - Sep 14, 2022

 
Slower housing activity pulls down July permit values - Sep 2, 2022

Rules need change to keep international students in Canada and fill labour gaps: RBC - Sep 2, 2022

Could Quebec’s skills training model help solve Canada’s labour shortage? - Sep 1, 2022

August
Safety inspector strike drags into week 6 - Aug 31, 2022

CCA, BuildForce and others to launch apprenticeship service initiative - Aug 26, 2022

Job vacancies exceed 1M again in June - Aug 26, 2022

Feds looking for public input into Green Buildings Strategy - Aug 23, 2022

Feds announce $33 million for trades programs to support under-represented groups - Aug 22, 2022

Labour markets constrict in July, with construction again reaching new milestones - Aug 19, 2022

Slowing inflation not enough to prevent September interest rate hike, economists say - Aug 19, 2022

Feds fund Junction East feasibility study -  Aug 18, 2022

BILD, OHBA outline plan to speed up Ontario housing construction - Aug 16, 2022

Building construction investment rebounds in June - Aug 15, 2022

GVCA announces incoming president - Aug 12, 2022

Use of unregulated drugs contributing to opioid toxicity deaths among construction workers - Aug 11, 2022

RESCON calls for immigration reform, enhanced trades system - Aug 9, 2022

Hotel volume rises in Q2 - Aug 8, 2022

Two months of job losses a sign of shifting economy, economist suggests - Aug 8, 2022

Non-residential slowdowns drive June building permits down - Aug 5, 2022

Payroll employment down, while job vacancies remain near record highs - Aug 2, 2022

Canadian economy avoids contraction in May, economists expect continued slowdown - Aug 2, 2022