C. DUNCAN CONSTRUCTION LTD.
Railway & Road Construction Site Preparation & Development
Flood Protection Large Lined Ponds Granular Supply & Install
Carmen Duncan 306-745-7383 email@example.com
COMMITMENT TO SAFETY
Safety Association of Saskatchewan (HCSAS)
In Business since 1967
CANADIAN CONSTRUCTION ASSOCIATION
construction industry work in office support
occupations for construction establishments.
So, while women make up about 12 per cent
of construction employment, their share of
on-site occupations employment is only about
four per cent. Women in off-site occupations
account for about nearly 40 per cent of the offsite
workforce. While the numbers have been
improving, more efforts are required to close
The difference is even more stark when looking
at executive and ownership roles for women.
A 2018 report by Statistics Canada notes
that “The average share of women-owned enterprises
is…the lowest (about seven per cent)
in the construction industry.”
Building with Indigenous
Indigenous participation in construction does
not follow the same distribution as population.
Manitoba has been successful in attracting
Indigenous Canadians to the construction
industry; however, despite an estimated 26
per cent of Indigenous Canadians residing in
Ontario, the province has the second-lowest
share of Indigenous workers in construction.
In general, the Western provinces have been
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