THE DEMAND FOR SKILLED WORKERS has been increasing steadily for more than a decade.

Click on the regions in the map below to see what’s creating the job opportunity in your province or territory and what trades will be in demand as a result.

CanadaAlbertaBritish ColumbiaManitobaNew BrunswickNewfoundland and LabradorNova ScotiaOntarioPrince Edward IslandQuebecSaskatchewanThe Territories

Alberta

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British Columbia

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Manitoba

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New Brunswick

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Newfoundland and Labrador

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Nova Scotia

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Ontario

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Prince Edward Island

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Quebec

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Saskatchewan

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The Territories

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Alberta

Job opportunity due to:

The following trades/occupations are predicted to be high in demand at various times over the next 10 years. Click on the links below and check out the year-by-year “Job prospects” for each.

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British Columbia

Job opportunity due to:

  • Replacing 44,200 tradespeople who are expected to retire over the coming decade

  • Construction projects in the heavy industrial and engineering sectors, including large-scale mining, liquefied natural gas (LNG), pipelines, and transportation projects such as light rail transit (LRT), tunnels, highways, and bridges

  • Growing demand for the construction of industrial, commercial and institutional buildings

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Manitoba

Job opportunity due to:

The following trades/occupations are predicted to be high in demand at various times over the next 10 years. Click on the links below and check out the year-by-year “Job prospects” for each.

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    New Brunswick

    Job opportunity due to:

    The following trades/occupations are predicted to be high in demand at various times over the next 10 years. Click on the links below and check out the year-by-year “Job prospects” for each.

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    Newfoundland and Labrador

    Job opportunity due to:

    • Replacing 5,800 tradespeople who are expected to retire over the coming decade

    • Construction projects in the heavy industrial and engineering sectors, including offshore oil development, mining, and infrastructure projects (transportation, healthcare and education facilities)

    The following trades/occupations are predicted to be high in demand at various times over the next 10 years. Click on the links below and check out the year-by-year “Job prospects” for each.

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      Nova Scotia

      Job opportunity due to:

      The following trades/occupations are predicted to be high in demand at various times over the next 10 years. Click on the links below and check out the year-by-year “Job prospects” for each.

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      Ontario

      Job opportunity due to:

      • Replacing 91,100 tradespeople who are expected to retire over the coming decade

      • Construction of projects in the heavy industrial and engineering sectors, including nuclear refurbishments, hydroelectric and transmission, mining, and several transportation projects, including light rail transit (LRT) systems, roads, highways, and bridges

      • Increased demand for the construction of industrial, commercial and institutional buildings

      The following trades/occupations are predicted to be high in demand at various times over the next 10 years. Click on the links below and check out the year-by-year “Job prospects” for each.

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        Prince Edward Island

        Job opportunity due to:

        The following trades/occupations are predicted to be high in demand at various times over the next 10 years. Click on the links below and check out the year-by-year “Job prospects” for each.

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        Quebec

        Job opportunity due to:

        • Replacing 44,700 tradespeople who are expected to retire over the coming decade

        • Construction projects in the heavy industrial and engineering sectors, including major hydroelectric and transmission projects, public transit (LRT), and various roads, highways and bridges

        • Increased investment in the construction of institutional buildings, such as hospitals and schools

        The following trades/occupations are predicted to be high in demand at various times over the next 10 years. Click on the links below and check out the year-by-year “Job prospects” for each.

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        Saskatchewan

        Job opportunity due to:

        • Replacing 9,400 tradespeople who are expected to retire over the coming decade

        • Proposed potash mine expansion, pipeline replacement, and utility construction projects

        • Increased construction of new homes post 2022 and rising demand for the construction of commercial and industrial buildings

        The following trades/occupations are predicted to be high in demand at various times over the next 10 years. Click on the links below and check out the year-by-year “Job prospects” for each.

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        The Territories

        Job opportunity due to:

        • ongoing and proposed construction projects in the heavy industrial sector, including big resource development projects

        The following trades/occupations are predicted to be high in demand at various times over the next 10 years. Click on the links below and check out the year-by-year “Job prospects” for each.

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