CCA launches new recruiting campaign
The Canadian Construction Association (CCA) today launched Talent Fits Here, a campaign designed to encourage more Canadians to consider a career in construction. “For the first time in decades, the industry has more projects than people,” said Mary Van Buren, CCA president, in a staetment. “And our industry is not alone – there is competition for talent across sectors due to shifting demographics and baby boomer retirements, and it is fierce.”
Damji joins Forum Equity Partners
Forum Equity Partners today announced that Aly Damji, a former executive vice-president for Hullmark, has joined the company as a partner. Forum has undertaken such projects as a multi-phase student housing project at York University, a rental housing project on the CAMH lands in downtown Toronto and the Toronto City Airport Pedestrian Tunnel.
Elliott joins Ford
Premier Doug Ford will be joined by Minister of Health Christine Elliott at his daily media conference today. The session starts at 1 p.m. at Queen’s Park.
Clean energy funding for Yukon
Larry Bagnell, member of parliament for the Yukon, will make a clean energy funding announcement today at 2 p.m. PDT. The announcement will take place at the Yukon Conservation Society in Whitehorse, Yukon.
SNC-Lavalin signs engineering deal with BP
SNC-Lavalin yesterday announced it has been awarded a contract to provide global engineering consultancy services to BP’s Productions and Operations business group. The scope of work covers engineering support across the operational assets for BP including general engineering and specialist technical development.