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We add to our series of construction industry forecast, the situation in Ontario. Ontario’s construction industry has seen a 50% growth since 2000. The estimated number of existing jobs is about 413,600 and it is almost evenly split between the non-residential and residential sector. However, growth and labor requirements are not consistent amongst the 5 regions in Ontario. Greater Toronto Area (GTA) has the most expansions...
Every year more than 500 competitors from all over the country meet at Canada’s only national, multi-trade competition for students and apprentices: Skills Canada National Competition . There are more than 40 skilled trade and technology competitions involved. The aim to raise awareness about the skilled trade sector in Canada to Canadian youth. Schools, industry, and students from all over Canada participate and support the event....
On Thursday, June 21 st the Steel Toe Crew attended the event #geartogive, a charitable initiative to support Working Gear in their quest to help unemployed people re-enter the workforce by providing work clothing at no cost. 2paychecksaway #geartogive working gear Their mission to provide this type of support to the community. Especially the construction community resonates with Steel Toe Jobs’ core values and...
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With the Trans Mountain Pipeline seemingly always in the news , it’s hard to know what to make of it all. While the politics of the issue are murky, how it will affect the construction industry is even muddier. According to Conference Board of Canada estimates, the project would create the equivalent of 15,000 construction jobs and the equivalent of 37,000 direct, indirect and induced jobs per year of operations. The direct...