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5 Careers You May Not Realize are Skilled Trades

April 30th, 2017; By Meghan Brown

While it’s true that when most people think of “the trades” the first things to come to mind are jobs like metalworking, electricians, millwrights and plumbers.  But physical careers like […]

Non-Physical Trade Jobs

April 24th, 2017; By Maria Cruz

Right after leaving high school many students are looking into possible college and university options. Though, for many graduating high school students, jobs in the trades are a great opportunity […]

Five Examples of Non-Physical Skilled Trades

March 1st, 2017; By Jingwei Chen

The Ontario College of Trades recognizes 156 distinct skilled trades. One of the persistent myths surrounding careers in the skilled trades is that these jobs are physically demanding. While most […]

Office Life in the Construction World

May 20th, 2016; By Anthony Teles

My Nonno (Italian for grandfather) arrived in Canada back in the 1950s. Like many Italians of the era looking to better their lives, he found work in construction. However, unlike […]

Physical and Non-Physical Trades

April 25th, 2016; By Teodora Pasca

The typical image of a career in the trades usually involves lots of physical activity and getting your hands dirty. However, if you’re considering a career in the trades, it’s […]