Thursday, March 4, 2021

Tag: skilled trades

Ontario investing in youth programs to promote skilled trades

The Ontario Government is investing $43 million in expanded youth training programs to help increase awareness and encourage youth to acquire the skills that...

CBTU members donating protective gear to frontline workers

Canada’s Building Trades Unions has announced a partnership with Canada’s Federation of Nurses Unions to donate extra N-95 respirator masks and other protective equipment...

Skills Ontario releases online student challenge

Skills Ontario is promoting the pursuit of careers in skilled trades and technologies to youth while at home with the release of a social...

New program building skilled trades opportunities for B.C.’s Indigenous communities

More than 475 people in Indigenous communities throughout British Columbia are gaining skills to succeed in high-opportunity trades careers, with six new two-year training...

B.C. training program helping women secure roadbuilding jobs

Women in the Lower Mainland will get training and work experience in the road-building industry, giving them opportunities for job success and improved lives,...

Video series hopes to encourage young people to consider skilled trades

The Residential Construction Council of Ontario (RESCON) has released the Job Talks video series, testimonials from young professionals encouraging youth to join them in...

Retaining employees in the skilled trades

The Residential Construction Council of Ontario (RESCON) released the results of a construction skilled trades survey conducted in the Greater Toronto Area during a...

Ford Government unveils its first Ontario budget

Doug Ford’s Ontario Government has released its first provincial budget since taking power in June of 2018. The delivery of the budget itself focused on...

What keeps the skilled trades satisfied?

Today is a critical moment to act on the future of the labour force in construction, says an industry group that has launched a...