Canada: Measures to Address Skilled Trades Shortages

Key Points  

  • Canada will introduce additional measures to fill labor shortages in the construction sector  


The government of Canada announced plans to fill labor shortages in Canada’s construction sector under the Regional Economic Growth through Innovation (REGI) program. The government aims to create a comprehensive framework to connect Atlantic Canadian construction companies to immigration expertise services, actively engage qualified workers at international recruitment events and provide companies with integration training and support. 

According to the government, these measures will help accelerate the hiring of skilled workers for in-demand positions in the construction sector throughout the region. 

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the government of Canada’s website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information.  

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