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Career Profile: Medical Appliance Technician

June 1st, 2020; By Susan Huebert

If you have ever broken an arm or a leg, you probably had to wear a cast for a few weeks. For people who need something more permanent, a medical […]


The Oil Industry & COVID-19

June 1st, 2020; By Anthony Teles

The COVID-19 pandemic is a watershed moment in our history. One of its biggest impacts has been and will be on the energy sector. Many have long been questioning the […]


Surviving COVID-19 – Canadian Construction Industry Forges On

June 1st, 2020; By Rochelle C. Pangilinan

There’s no denying that construction is a major player in Canadian economy, employing more 1.2 million men and women. In addition, it remains to be one of the sectors that […]


Keeping Things Afloat – How the Trades Industry Is Managing the COVID-19 Crisis

June 1st, 2020; By Rochelle C. Pangilinan

Before the world became under siege from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic early this year, the trades industry was showing signs of great promise. Economy watchers and experts were […]


Career Profile: Electric Motor System Technician

May 1st, 2020; By Susan Huebert

Some people love to take motors apart and put them back together. Does that describe you? If so, you might want to consider becoming an electric motor system technician. This […]


How to Prepare for a Trades Apprenticeship After Highschool

May 1st, 2020; By Meghan Brown

Are you planning to apprentice in a trade after graduation?  If that’s your goal, it’s a good idea to start organizing yourself during your highschool years to make sure that […]


Work Where You Want: Outdoor versus Indoor Trades

May 1st, 2020; By Meghan Brown

By the time you’re deciding on a trades career, chances are you have a good idea whether you prefer working outdoors, or indoors.  Since there is a broad range of […]