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Why the Trades Are Great for Entrepreneurship

December 29th, 2018; By Meghan Brown

Not everyone wants to graduate from school and go on to work in an office or company owned by someone else.  Instead, these people would rather work for themselves.  If […]

A Look into Co-op programs for the Trades in Ontario

December 29th, 2018; By Rochelle C. Pangilinan

The skilled trades industry continues to thrive in Canada, but unfortunately, there are major gaps in the workforce. For the past few years, particularly in the province of British Columbia, […]

A Crisis in the Construction Industry: How Does This Job Shortage Benefit You?

October 1st, 2018; By Jingwei Chen

So many of us young people are facing an uncertain future: enormous debt, skyrocketing rent, job opportunities that are at best part-time purgatory or at worst one casual contract after […]

A Closer Look at a Career as a Construction Project Manager

August 17th, 2018; By Rochelle C. Pangilinan

In Canada, there are strong initiatives to building more environment-friendly infrastructure and increase the nation’s readiness against the effects of climate change. Currently, the Government of Canada are eyeing more […]

Career Profile: Glazier

April 1st, 2018; By Meghan Brown

Nearly every building and vehicle you pass each day has glass windows or doors. The unique properties of glass mean that most uses require a specialized professional to perform installation […]

Grinding and Polishing Worker

February 28th, 2018; By Susan Huebert

Sometimes, the smallest jobs can make a huge difference. Grinding and polishing workers are only a part of what goes into making objects from clay, plastic, metal, wood, or stone. […]

Career Profile: Brick and Stone Mason

November 20th, 2017; By Susan Huebert

Imagine being part of building something like the CN Tower in Toronto or the Empire State Building in New York. Not everyone has the chance to work with something that […]