Ottawa-Gatineau

Construction association boss says work stoppage is another challenge for an industry already beset by a shortage of skilled labour, supply chain disruptions and soaring inflation.
Local politicians and business leaders gathered Tuesday morning to mark the opening of the region’s new district energy system: the Zibi Community Utility (ZCU). 
Statistics Canada says a number of signs point to an increasingly tight labour market in recent months, including a drop in the number of part-time workers that would prefer full-time work.
National unemployment numbers out today are just a hint at what is becoming a red-hot job market.