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Cardus Construction Competitiveness Monitor

Labour monopolies increase costs by up to 40 percent on nearly a billion dollars worth of Ontario construction projects, says a paper released by Hamilton based think-tank Cardus. The paper estimates, 25 percent of Ontario taxpayers are affected by municipal labour monopolies in construction Labour monopolies affect over 750 million dollars worth...

The Building Meaning Project Paper and Recommendations

A social bias against employment in the skilled trades exists in this country. This culminating document of the Building Meaning project includes the Building Meaning in the Skilled Trades background paper, and our final series of recommendations for industry and labour stakeholders; educational institutions; governments; and researchers.

Cardus Coursepack - Worldview - Wholesale (10+ copies)

Welcome to the Cardus Worldview Coursepack. We are delighted to present some of the best pieces from Comment's recent archive for this volume. Browse the full preview or watch the high-def promo video on Youtube here! Secure this price by purchasing the Worldview Coursepack in quantities of 10 or more.

Buying a Labour Monopoly?

This document assesses the operation of Job Targeting Programs and their impact on the construction industry in Canada. The study raises a number of pertinent questions about JTPs and concludes that in practice, JTPs are guided by motives that go beyond cost competition and are part of an attempt to defend a particular system of craft organization in...