Top Dog Tips with Greg Belanger

By Gregory Belanger ( Host Page ) 27 February 2024

Canada's Construction Crisis | Top Dog Tips

with Greg Belanger

Canada's severe construction labour shortage has been a significant challenge, with almost a million vacancies recorded in February 2023 alone.  

Matrix HR, a company operating in Calgary, Alberta, and across Canada, has been addressing the staffing and labour shortages in the industrial, commercial, and civil construction industries. 

The company helps its customers with their flexible labour needs on projects of different sizes, filling in gaps in various sectors such as industrial, commercial, and civil construction.  

Matrix HR has a database of over 60,000 trades and can quickly and efficiently find the proper trades for its clients, helping them keep their projects on time and within budget.  

The company also provides compliance risk management to protect and mitigate risks for its clients and indigenous First Nation partnerships to offer inclusionary labour spending on staffing or back-end paroling. These partnerships have been developed over the last ten years with about 12 nations in Western Canada. Matrix HR advises businesses to consider using their contract labour and labour services, emphasizing the importance of using compliant and reputable staffing agencies to avoid potential risks. 

The company's commitment to its employees is evident in its provision of full medical and dental benefits, including life insurance, to ensure the well-being and protection of its workforce.  They also promote getting into apprenticeship training and able to sign off on blue book hours, with the benefit plan under OpenCircle they also cover apprenticeship tuition fee.   

Matrix HR's dedication to compliance, risk management, and supporting clients' needs has contributed to its success and long-standing presence in the industry. 


The company's founder, Shannon Warren, who has a background in the construction industry, is driven by a desire to ensure that workers are paid on time, offered benefits, and provided with a safe working environment. His personal experiences and the motivation to give a better future for his daughter have been fundamental in shaping the company's values and operations. 

You can connect with Shannon on linked in at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/shannon-warren

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About Greg and Top Dog Tips: Greg guides professionals and businesses to create strong brands built on their expertise and become the Go To authority in their niche. He applies 30 years of sales and marketing experience to building those brands, creating supporting digital assets, and promoting them across multiple channels and platforms.

Connect with Greg on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/gregbelanger/

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