Resources

The Construction Industry is diverse with many stakeholders.  Please see below for relevant resources.

 

Apprenticeship

Northwest Territories Apprenticeship, Trades and Occupation Certification (AOC) Program

Nunavut Apprenticeship

Skills Canada NWT

Canadian Apprenticeship Forum

Canadian Apprentice Loan

 

Associations

Canadian Association of Women in Construction (CAWIC)

Canadian Construction Association

Canadian Construction Innovations

Canadian Design-Build Institute

 

BuildForce

BuildForce Canada is a national, industry-led organization committed to working with the construction industry to provide information and resources to assist with the industry’s management of workforce requirements.  Labour Market Information, Essential Skills Resources, Online Training Opportunities, and more can be found on the BuildForce website.

 

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

CMHC

CMHC information for Northern Housing Building Practices

Follow this link for Northern Housing Project Profiles.  These profiles provide overviews of the technical details and performance of Northern Sustainable Houses.

 

Construction Information - Resources

CanadaWest Foundation

   Building on Advantage: Improving Canada’s Trade Infrastructure

   At the Intersection:  The Case for Sustained and Strategic Public Infrastructure Investment

   Click here to access the above and other publications.

Construction Market Data Group (CMD)

                  Daily Commercial News

                  Journal of Commerce

Federation of Canadian Municipalities

The Canadian Infrastructure Report Card

 

Find a job ~ Post a job

   JobsNorth

   Job Bank

 

Government of Canada

Canada Business Network

Infrastructure Canada

 

Government of the Northwest Territories

Business Development and Investment Corporation - NWT. BDIC offers various programs and services to help support economic development in the NWT.

   How to start a Business in the Northwest Territories

Industry, Tourism and Investment

   Approved Northern Manufactured Products Information

   Business Incentive Policy

Office of the Fire Marshal MACA

   Plan Review Guidelines

Infrastructure

Connecting Us: Northwest Territories Transportation Strategy

 

Government of Nunavut

Community and Government Services

Economic Development and Transportation

Let's Get Moving: Nunavut Transportation Strategy

Nunavut Development Corporation

 

Innovation & Sustainable Development

Sustainable Development Technology Canada

 

Red Seal Program

Red Seal Program

 

Safety Resources

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS)

Northern Safety Association

Workers' Safety & Compensation Commission (WSCC)

   Occupational Health and Safety Program Guide for Small Businesses

   OSH Information

   OSH Education

 

Standards Council of Canada

The first four National Standards of Canada developed as part of the Northern Infrastructure Initiative (NISI) have been published:

CAN/CSA-S500-14 Thermosyphon foundations for buildings in permafrost regions

CAN/CSA-S501-14 Moderating the effects of permafrost degradation on existing building foundations

CAN/CSA-S502-14 Managing changing snow load risks for buildings in Canada's North

CAN/CSA-S503-15 Community drainage system planning, design, and maintenance in northern communities

CAN/BNQ 2501-500 Geotechnical Site Investigations for Building Foundations in Permafrost (in development)

Follow this link to learn more about the Standards Council of Canada ~ Northern Infrastructure Standardization Initiative

The fifth National Standard of Canada, which is part of the Northern Infrastructure Initiative (NISI) has been published:

CAN/BNQ 2501-500 Geotechnical Site Investigations for Building Foundations in Permafrost Zones