Construction Association
of Thunder Bay
Construction Association of Thunder Bay


BUILDFORCE CANADA assists the construction industry with its management of workforce requirements by providing reliable labour market information, tools and resources.

We encourage CATB Members to enroll in the BuildForce E-Learning Centre.

BuildForce Canada is a national organization committed to the development of a highly skilled construction workforce.

All of the online courses are administered through local distributors, like the Construction Association of Thunder Bay (CATB).

In order to access any of our courses and complete your registration, you must contact a distributor to receive a course PIN number. 

Once you have a course PIN number, select the “Click to Register or Enroll” button on the Learners tile at the right. 



What Else can BuildForce offer?

Labour Market Information

BuildForce Canada studies and forecasts long-term trends in the labour market.  The resulting BuildForce Labour Market Information (LMI) focuses exclusively on trends affecting the construction and maintenance industry including an economic and investment outlook, and an assessment of labour availability for 34 trades and occupations for the residential and non-residential construction sectors over a 10-year period.


BuildForce Canada’s E-Learning Centre offers a comprehensive catalogue of online training courses designed to promote the professional development of individuals working in the Canadian construction and maintenance industry. BuildForce also provides an online library of resources for educators and industry training professionals, including training standardsEssential Skills, and research reports.

Recruitment and Retention

BuildForce Canada provides a wealth of studies, guides, best practices and web resources designed to help employers understand, recruit, engage and retain a diverse labour force, including youth, women, new Canadians, indigenous people and older workers.

Management Resources

BuildForce offers resources designed to provide employers with the information they need to meet labour market challenges and become more productive and competitive. Find research reports, webcasts and self-assessment tools addressing issues that range from productivity to respectful workplace initiatives.