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Ottawa welcomes Canada’s largest hands-on career exhibition for students interested in construction skilled trades

May 11, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

OTTAWA, ON – Thousands of students from across the province will descend on Ottawa for the country’s largest annual skilled construction trades career exhibition between May 16 and 18. Hosted by the Ontario Construction Secretariat (OCS) with support from Employment

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Youth trades programs receiving $9-million equipment funding boost

April 5, 2017 On-Site Magazine

Skilled trades students in B.C.’s rural regions will benefit from the majority of funding from a three-year, $15-million investment by the provincial government with the purchase of new trades training equipment to support youth trades programs. The Youth Trades Capital

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Connecting students with skills training opportunities

September 21, 2016 by Corinne Lynds

Students need to connect with the skills required in our changing world – and two Ministry of Education programs aim to do just that by helping school districts connect kids with opportunities in skilled trades and tech training. Applications are

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Summer construction boot camp helps students build skills

August 24, 2016 Danna O'Brien

Edmonton – These have been anything but the lazy days of summer for 18-year old Phoebe Janela Tagumpay. While most summer camps fill up quickly with students keen on hiking, canoeing and swimming, Tagumpay has been roofing, framing and flooring.

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Grants connect B.C. students with skills training for jobs of tomorrow

March 8, 2016 On-Site Magazine

British Columbia students will get a bit of help to give them an opportunity to connect with skills, technical and trades training opportunities, thanks to $170,000 in Skills Training Access Grants that are going to school districts across B.C. The