«Trades» column

WSIB: Seven Things You’d Better Know

February 12th, 2013; By WSIB

1. What you don’t know can hurt you… There are hazards in every workplace and you – the young and inexperienced worker – are especially at risk. 2. What you […]

A Career in Trades – From Insiders

January 29th, 2013; By Jasmin Bollman

With a plethora of career paths available to students once they leave high school, it can sometimes be difficult to determine where you should turn. You can go to university […]

What Is a Red Seal and Why Is It Important?

January 27th, 2013; By Service Canada

What is the Interprovincial Standards Red Seal Program? The Red Seal program was established to provide skilled workers with greater mobility across Canada. Through the program, certified journeypersons are able […]

Why the Trades?

January 25th, 2013; By CareersInTrades.ca

When people think about the skilled trades, several immediately spring to mind – electrician, plumber, welder, carpenter. But opportunities in the skilled trades are much more extensive. From hairstylist to […]

What’s an Apprenticeship?

January 25th, 2013; By CareersInTrades.ca

Apprenticeship is a form of post-secondary training that teaches the skills and competencies necessary to perform tasks to an industry standard. Apprenticeship training provides the opportunity for hands-on learning under […]

Choosing To Work In A Trade

January 24th, 2013; By Susan Huebert

Times have changed in the world of jobs. You might have heard from your parents or teachers that the best way to get a high-paid, reliable job is through a […]

What Does A Ship’s Agent Do?

January 24th, 2013; By Carly Wignes

Before he heads to the office, the ship agent boards the vessel as it arrives in the port. He walks up a steep gangway with people from the federal government […]