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.

On December 5, Bill 142 passed third reading in the Ontario Legislature. The measure was supported by all three parties with the final vote tally of 87-0. 

Top contractors responsible for B.C.’s transportation and infrastructure projects were recognized with Deputy Minister’s Contractor of the Year Awards.

Factories in flat-packs and homes built in factories—modular construction will build new momentum in 2018. However, the industry is battling with significant skills shortages and must manage increasing globalization.

Canadian construction and design service providers have a lucrative new market to crack at a time when trade specialists advise vendors to try to expand their horizons. 

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