Seven Careers in the Trades That Are in Demand in Canada Now

With 67 per cent of Canadians facing an average of $22,084 in debts after graduating university – and only 49 per cent actually working in jobs that require a university degree according to CareerBuilder – sometimes exploring other career avenues may be a viable option. One area of the job market that is currently in demand, […]

How This Woman Went from Living on Edmonton’s Streets to Driving the World’s Biggest Truck

Kathy Tuccaro endured physical, mental, verbal and sexual abuse throughout her life even as she became a nurse. Eventually the trauma caught up to her, costing Tuccaro her job, her home and even her will to live. But today, the 48-year-old drives the biggest truck in the world in the Fort McMurray oilsands, a second chance she says she will not let go. Read more.

Wave of Construction Worker Turnover Expected for 2018

Business owners will face an employee retention crisis in the new year, warns Hays Canada. The recruiting agency’s eighth annual salary guide, released on Nov. 30, paints an unfavourable picture of the Canadian labour force – overworked and underpaid as a result of contingent staff hires and negligible pay raises – despite a year of growth […]

Focus on CSR: How Does IPD Support CSR?

Integrated project delivery (IPD) is a project delivery approach that integrates people, systems, business structures and practices into a process that collaboratively harnesses the talents and insights of all participants to optimize the project results, increase value to the owner, reduce waste and maximize efficiency through all phases of design, fabrication and construction. Read more.



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