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B.C. sets minimum age for construction workers

Amendments to the Employment Standards Regulation now mandate new minimum-age requirements for jobs, including construction.

Immigration sets record; construction needs yet to be met

Canada set a new benchmark for immigration last year, welcoming 431,645 newcomers, but RESCON says the country needs to welcome more labourers skilled in construction trades.

CHBA announces 2023 housing awards finalists

Finalists range from rural areas to large cities and from small family-run businesses and large developers. The CHBA will present awards on Feb. 16 during the CHBA’s Home Building Week in Canada.

Lafarge Canada driving decarbonization

Provider of building products has completed the conversion of its Nova Scotia cement plant production to a greener portfolio of products.

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Ryan Report: What’s up With Inflation?

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What Went Hong: Safety for the Fall

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The Hammer 

The Hammer Episode #24: All in This Together: Jennifer Khan, EllisDon

Canada set a record of new immigrants last year. With the influx of newcomers looking to enter the workforce, we reached into the archive for this episode on diversity. Jennifer Khan is EllisDon’s director of diversity and inclusion. She joined The Hammer to talk about why one of Canada’s largest general contractors has devoted serious resources to furthering the cause of greater acceptance of all identify groups in workplaces and the industry. » Listen now...

The Hammer Episode #34: Meet The New Guy – Adam Freill, Canadian Contractor editor

It’s a fond farewell to you from Patrick Flannery, editor of the Canadian Contractor B2B channels for the past 2 ½ years. But your magazine and this podcast will be in the very capable hands of Adam Freill, a veteran media professional with background in a variety of construction sectors. Freill joins The Hammer to introduce himself and talk about the role of B2B media in our businesses; the big trends he sees in the industry; and his plans for 2023 and beyond. » Listen now...

Siding Installation Crews

RMW Exteriors, a Waterloo-based siding and exterior remodelling company is seeking an experienced siding installer/carpenter and siding installation crews. Candidates must be willing to travel throughout Southern Ontario, must have experience installing siding and must be able to lift up to 50 pounds. » Apply now

Project Coordinator/AutoCad Draftsmen

Roof Tile Management Inc., an owner-operated roofing company based in Mississauga is currently a project coordinator with at least three years of AutoCad experience. The company specializes in heritage restoration and offers a competitive salary based on experience. » Apply now

Site Supervisor

Woodhouse Group is a Waterloo-based company experienced in general contracting, woodhouse restoration and real estate management. The company is seeking a site supervisor with proven ability to do many construction tasks including carpentry, drywall and demolition. The supervisor will manage subcontractors and production staff and consult blueprints among other responsibilities. » Apply now