Note: A summary version of the report is available in the link above. The full version of the report can be obtained from the Construction Association of Nova Scotia by calling 902-468-2267 or by filling out the order form in the attachment.
Atlantic Canada’s construction industry has experienced strong growth over the last decade led by the emergence of the offshore industry, manufacturing expansions and highway and other infrastructure construction. However, the industry faces many challenges including a high unemployment and seasonality as well as a rapidly aging labour force. This report discusses the current state of the construction industry as well a look back at how it has changed over the last decade.