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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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$6.21M investment will create jobs, puts students first and supports skills training

November 22, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Canadians will be better equipped for well-paying middle-class jobs of today and tomorrow as a result of a $6.21-million investment in a new trades training centre at the Vernon campus of Okanagan College in B.C. This joint federal-provincial investment was

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A new, local opportunity for aboriginal women in skilled trades

June 28, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Canadore College officially launched its unique Aboriginal Women in the Trades program today. The in-person 12-week certificate program will be delivered at Canadore’s Commerce Court Campus and will explore four key trade areas: building construction, electrical, plumbing and carpentry. “Our

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Ontario Technological Skills Competition to move to Toronto for 2017

April 6, 2016 by Corinne Lynds

The Ontario Technological Skills Competition (OTSC) is the largest skilled trades and technology competition in Canada, and Skills Ontario announced today that the event will be moving to the Toronto Congress Centre in 2017. The announcement was made at the

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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

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Construction employment growth to slow down: BuildForce

January 25, 2016 On-Site Magazine

ICI sector will still need 35,700 new workers across Canada