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Farm Equipment Mechanic Career Profile (French version available)

by Susan Huebert

Every machine breaks down at some point, whether from frequent use or from being badly made. When that equipment is essential, such as on a farm, a person who can […]


Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts Career Profile

by Susan Huebert

If you watch a construction project from the beginning, you might see people setting explosives. They might blow up rocks, tree stumps, or even the foundation of old buildings to […]


Get Sun and Exercise by Working an Outdoor Trades Job This Summer (French version available)

by Meghan Brown

Summer break is coming up, which means it’s time for many students to start looking for a summer job.  While most towns and cities will have the usual restaurant and […]


Paving and Surface Equipment Operator (French version available)

by Susan Huebert

Melting snow and warmer weather in spring brings road repairs in many parts of Canada. Many people are involved in this work, but some of the most important ones are […]


Should You Relocate for a Trades Career? Consider the Pros and Cons (French version available)

by Meghan Brown

One of the greatest benefits to being a skilled tradesperson is that there are opportunities everywhere, and your skills are directly transferable.  But should you relocate specifically to take on […]


Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products (French version available)

by Susan Huebert

At a grocery store, you can see all kinds of foods, including meat, fruit, and vegetables. Before the food gets there, graders and sorters work to divide the food into […]