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Which Skilled Trades are Most in Demand in Canada?

January 2nd, 2017; By Jingwei Chen

The skilled trade industry in Canada could be facing a shortage of skilled tradespeople, especially as the Baby Boomer generation retires . This shortage may apply to all the hundreds […]

Do I Need to be an Apprentice to Get Into a Trade?

November 30th, 2016; By Jingwei Chen

The short answer is yes! The long answer is: according to Employment Ontario, you must complete an apprenticeship in order to work in the corresponding skilled trade. There are no […]

When Should I Start Applying for Scholarships?

November 22nd, 2016; By Mariann Roberts

Scholarships are a fantastic way to gain financial support during post-secondary. With all of the different kinds of scholarships available, how are you supposed to know when is the right […]

Exploring the World of the Trades in High School

November 22nd, 2016; By Anthony Teles

High schoolers can explore a myriad of subjects and ideas before taking the next steps into adulthood. With so much focus placed on core academic subjects such as math, science, […]

Why We Need Tradespersons

November 1st, 2016; By Giselle Mazurat

Can you imagine a world without tradespersons? Without electricians, there would be no electricity to light our homes at night and we would use candles like back in the Stonehenge […]

Skilled Trades Schools in Ontario

October 22nd, 2016; By Jingwei Chen

This article will highlight three Ontario schools that provide training in the skilled trades. Remember that in-school theoretical training is a mandatory part of your apprenticeship, and these schools are […]

Why Should Girls Get Involved with STEM?

October 21st, 2016; By Amanda Desouza

In our society, girls seem to be underrepresented in fields related to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Even more interesting is that in contrast to girls, boys seem to be […]