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



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

Nunavut Apprenticeship

Skills Canada NWT

Canadian Apprenticeship Forum

Canadian Apprentice Loan


Associations - Institutes

Canadian Association of Women in Construction (CAWIC)

Canadian Construction Association

Canadian Construction Innovations

Canadian Design-Build Institute

Lean Construction Institute - Canada



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


Survey of HRV/ERV Performance Issues in Canada's Near North and Far North - Research Insight

Survey of HRV-ERV Performance Issues in Canada's Near North and Far North: Final Report


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


   Job Bank


Government of Canada

BDC: Business Development Bank of Canada

Canada Business Network

Defence Construction Canada

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


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