Ontario Investing in Construction Sector to Combat Labour Shortage

Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development, Ontario | October 6th, 2022

The Ontario government is working for workers by investing $3.7 million to help up to 2,500 workers start or advance in well-paying careers in the construction industry. This decade, Ontario will need 100,000 more construction workers to help deliver the province’s ambitious infrastructure plans, including 1.5 million homes by 2031.

“Construction workers are heroes who keep our province running by building the roads, hospitals, homes, and schools that we rely on every day,” said Monte McNaughton, Minister of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development. “With billions of dollars in infrastructure investments on the horizon, we need all hands on deck to get the job done. Our government will continue to invest in programs that ease labour shortages and give workers the tools to earn bigger paycheques for themselves and their families.”

Read the full article at the link: https://news.ontario.ca/en/release/1002367/ontario-investing-in-construction-sector-to-combat-labour-shortage


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