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COVID-19 Hits Canadian Apprenticeship Pool Hard: CAF Report

According to a recent report by the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum (CAF), apprenticeship registrations in Canada’s construction industry have declined significantly due to COVID-19, while many journeypersons are set to retire, which combined could lead to a shortage of some trades.

The report indicates the pandemic…

British Columbia Construction Outlook

British Columbia was among the provinces hit hardest by the impacts of COVID-19 in 2020, recording the first material decline in construction employment in more than a decade. The strong pullback was felt in new housing, and commercial and industrial building construction, which experienced…