Friday, December 2, 2022

Tag: skilled trades

Ontario launches new agency for skilled trades

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The Ontario government has launched Skilled Trades Ontario, a new Crown agency, to improve trades training and simplify services. The new agency will promote...

RESCON outlines three steps to boost number of construction skilled trades

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Construction employers can help boost numbers in the skilled trades by tapping into government programs and supports, advertising potential opportunities, and focusing on retention,...

Closing the Diversity Gap

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How the infrastructure sector is cultivating a more diverse workforce. It is imperative that the leading decision makers in the industry are representative of the...

Survey probes construction workforce’s top election priorities

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A new survey conducted by Abacus Data took the pulse of Canada’s skilled trades workforce to find out what matters most this election; from...

Ontario to create virtual training hub for construction sector

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The Ontario government is investing over $3 million to create a virtual training hub that will help construction supervisors learn the skills they need...

Humber expanding the Centre for Skilled Trades and Technology

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Humber College is expanding the Centre for Skilled Trades and Technology to help address the increasing demand for apprenticeship and trades training. Scheduled to start...

Ontario announces changes to apprenticeship training

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The Ontario government is introducing new measures to help tradespeople get their certification from one reliable, streamlined destination through a new Crown agency, Skilled...

Ontario investing in youth programs to promote skilled trades

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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

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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

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