Labour Force Survey – July 2015

In Nova Scotia July 2015 (seasonally-adjusted, month-over-month and year-over-year): – Labour force increased 0.9% (+4,300) from June 2015 to 489,300 and decreased -0.7% (-3,300) over July 2014. – Employment increased 0.7% (+3,100) from June 2015 to 449,500 and increased 0.9% (+3,800) over July 2014. – Unemployment increased 2.8% (+1,100) from June 2015 to 39,800 and […]

CAF Developing New Labour Mobility Tool

The Canadian Apprenticeship Forum (CAF) is developing a new labour mobility tool that will help employers and apprentices ensure they have the proper documentation they need before moving from one jurisdiction to another. Read more

8 Reasons Why the Global Construction Industry Needs to Innovate

A recent McKell Institute Report declared that firms must “innovate or perish” and that executives are faced with a fundamental choice. They can either take “the ‘low-road’ of narrow cost-cutting and an unwinnable ‘race to the bottom’ or they can take the ‘high road’ of innovation to position themselves at the top of the value […]

The Construction Worker of the Future

Rob McKinney talks about a webinar he delivered that focused on a short history describing the evolution of technology in the construction industry. Read more

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