In an industry first, the Canadian Construction Association (CCA), with support from the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research and Program (NRC IRAP) and Canadian Construction Innovations (CCI), is introducing a mentorship pilot program.
Ontario's construction industry is facing labour supply issues despite the tremendous opportunities that await young people across a wide spectrum of trades. These opportunities will improve for two major reasons: (1) the wave of retirements that is anticipated over the next decade, and (2) the expectation that construction activity will increase due to the emphasis on infrastructure from Ottawa and Queen's Park, with budgets due March 19th and April 11th respectively.
Investing in modern transportation infrastructure is critical to connecting communities, helping businesses move their goods to customer markets, and building a strong economy for all Canadians.
Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Rural Economic Development and Crown Investments Minister and Prince Albert Carlton MLA Joe Hargrave on behalf of Highways and Infrastructure Minister Lori Carr, today announced funding for major highway improvements in Saskatchewan.