Cape Breton to have an ‘influx in construction’ in the coming years


‘There is a huge amount of work coming in that industry,’ says Island Employment

Erin Pottie · CBC News

Provincial infrastructure projects such as the relocation of NSCC’s Marconi campus are expected to bring a high volume of constructions jobs to Cape Breton this year. (Erin Pottie/CBC)

Cape Breton’s construction industry is expected to heat up over the next few years.

Máire Neville, an engagement specialist with Island Employment, said the organization is helping employers secure skilled workers by facilitating training and retraining for job seekers.  

The province is driving demand through its relocation of NSCC’s Marconi campus and the health-care redevelopment of hospitals within the Cape Breton Regional Municipality. Read more…

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