About Us

We are a trusted Industry Partner

Constructionlab repeatedly services construction association clients across Ontario and throughout Canada.   We develop and deliver Gold Seal best practice workshops and are engaged for special projects like e-learning and best practice bulletin development.    Mixed trade and specialized trade associations seek out our expertise when creating and delivering on best practices in the construction industry in Canada.  Fully insured, our expertise is guidance you can count on, every time. 


Our leadership inspires action.   Constructionlab and now Constructionsupport.ca were founded by a life long contributor to the construction industry in Canada.   Our boutique style approach ensures maximum personal attention and attention to detail .  Derek A. Smith is regarded as innovative and a tireless advocate for the industry.   To date, Derek has personally worked with over 3500 attendees at construction industry workshops in both the ICI and residential sectors of the industry.  Derek has developed 6 Gold Seal courses adopted by the Canadian Construction Association professional development program.  Derek is a design professional (architecture and building technology) having administered over $300 million in contracts across Canada in his career.     As an association executive, he represented the industry advocacy and labour relations interests of 600 members of the London & District Construction Association, and currently serves as Executive Officer for the largest residential builder association per capita in Canada in addition to the work of developing and hosting/facilitating up to 75 workshops per year across Ontario.