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The Pros and Cons of Apprenticeship

May 31st, 2016; By Meghan Brown

Deciding on an Apprenticeship in the Trades Going to college or university isn’t for everyone. You may not be interested in living the student life, or you may prefer working […]

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 […]

Benefits of Skilled Trade Co-op Programs for Secondary Students

May 20th, 2016; By L. Tetro

Most high schools in Canada offer work experience programs, also known as Co-operative Education or, Co-op.  Students get to spend part of the day in a workplace environment in a […]

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 […]

The Trades: What you need to know

March 30th, 2016; By Giselle Mazurat

Are you interested in a career in the trades but don’t know where to begin? Have you ever wondered about the difference between an Apprentice and Journeyperson? What about the […]

Career Profile: Chemical Engineer – Plastics Moulds

March 18th, 2016; By Meghan Brown

Chemical engineering is a field of engineering that encompasses aspects of the physical sciences such as physics and chemistry, along with applied mathematics and production economics, to design products and […]

Career Profile: Baker

March 18th, 2016; By Susan Huebert

For some people, baking is a favourite weekend activity. When they have a few free hours, they go to the kitchen and produce cookies, bread, and buns to last for […]