construction industry

Day of Mourning

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Day of Mourning honours frontline workers in the building trades

Today's National Day of Mourning takes on new relevance in the wake of COVID-19, as the pandemic heightens the risk for essential workers on the front lines.
multi-unit housing construction

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Construction industry urges best practices for safety

With construction recently deemed an essential service by the Ontario government, industry members are promoting best practices to optimize safety.

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Attracting young people to skilled trades

The construction industry has to recruit and retain young people for skilled trade jobs as a wave of retirements looms.

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CaGBC addresses zero carbon skills gap in construction industry

A new report by Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) provides an action plan to close zero carbon skills gap in Ontario's construction industry.
apprenticeship

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The importance of gender specific PPE in the construction industry

The traditionally male dominated construction industry has begun to see an upturn in the amount of women working on sites. Around 170,000 females, 25 per cent of those in the industry, are employed in hands-on roles.