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Reid-Musson et al., 2015

Reid-Musson et al., 2015

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Technical Report
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Faced with increased demand, an aging labour force, and climate risk, there are concerns that the construction industry in Canada will face recruitment challenges over the next decade. With rising housing prices and related increases in commute times and often cost in global cities such as Toronto and Vancouver, there is concern these are pushing l...

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... construction employers are utilizing the Temporary Foreign Worker Program and other Canadian international temporary labour migrant programs to supplement their labour force. While these programs have been popular in provinces such as Alberta and British Columbia, they have been less used in Ontario (Figure 2). There can be substantial costs associated with these programs including for labour market opinions, recruitment, transportation, and housing ( Gravel et al., 2017). ...

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