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Construction Holiday

07/15/2024

This year, the construction holiday officially starts Sunday, July 21, at 0:01 a.m. and ends Saturday, August 3, at midnight. About 80% of the industry’s workers and employers will be taking a well-deserved break. 

Employer survey

07/09/2024

Twice a year, employers are asked to fill out a survey about anticipated activity and recruitment difficulties. In the spring 2024 survey, employers anticipated an increase in volume of work in coming months and, consequently, a greater need for workers.

Preliminary results of the 2024 union election are revealed

07/02/2024

Today, the Commission de la construction du Québec (CCQ) is revealing the preliminary results of the 16th union vote in the construction industry, which took place June 3–22. Note that the definitive and detailed results will be published only in August, as workers may contest the notice of allegiance that they receive until July 26.

More than $647 million paid out to construction workers

06/21/2024

On June 20, 2024, the Commission de la construction du Québec (CCQ) sent out more than 193,000 vacation pay cheques to workers in the Québec construction industry. A total of more than $647 million was distributed.

Hats off to you! awards ceremony 2024: CCQ recognizes positive role models

06/18/2024

As part of the 2024 edition of the Hats off to you! competition, the Commission de la construction du Québec (CCQ) has awarded two Mixité en chantier prizes—Future travailleuse and Future entrepreneure—each featuring a $2,500 scholarship, and one Mentorat prize accompanied by a $5,000 scholarship.

Women on Québec construction sites

06/17/2024

The report Portrait statistique – Les femmes dans la construction provides a statistical overview of the situation of women in the industry for the year 2023. It includes the main indicators of women’s progress in the industry in the wake of the Programme d’accès à l’égalité des femmes dans l’industrie de la construction (PAEF). 

Measures instituted following the survey about the work environment on construction sites

06/05/2024

The Commission de la construction du Québec and all of the industry’s partners mandated the polling firm Léger to conduct a major survey to measure perceptions of, opinions about, and experiences with discrimination, intimidation, and harassment on construction sites. 

Our associated Websites

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Deconstruct the myths and discover the measures for women to access and integrate into the construction industry.
Fiers et compétents - Perfectionnement en construction
More than 550 free training courses for workers in the construction industry. Are you up to date?
Carnet référence construction
A web platform bringing together the online services related to worker referrals in the construction industry.
Construire en santé
CONSTRUIRE en santé is the MÉDIC Construction program for health promotion and management. 
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Free referral service for new graduates, letting you make your availability known to employers seeking skilled workers.

Career in construction
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