«Trades» column

The Importance of Safety Training in the Skilled Trades

March 5th, 2024; By Meghan Brown

While every workplace requires safety training for its employees, this is particularly important for those who work in the skilled trades.  Every workplace comes with some risks, whether you work […]

Career Profile: Arborist

March 5th, 2024; By Susan Huebert

If you look at trees in your yard or a park, you might think that they just grow on their own. However, some people can have careers in looking after […]

Career Profile: Restoration Mason

March 5th, 2024; By Susan Huebert

Buildings can easily decay or become damaged. Storms can damage the outside of buildings or floods can ruin the rooms inside. Age can cause parts of a building to rot […]

Trades Career Profile: Concrete Form Worker

March 5th, 2024; By Meghan Brown

Concrete is one of the most popular building materials, and it’s used to construct everything from residential houses and sidewalks to high-rise buildings and bridges.  Construction firms that work with […]

How to Use Technology and Idea Generating to Build a Non-Traditional Career Path in the Modern World

March 5th, 2024; By Anthony Teles

Work is changing. We have seen it in rapidly accelerating technology. We have read about it with more and more statistics showing a decrease in job stability and the rise […]

Career Profile: Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

February 5th, 2024; By Susan Huebert

Many people, whether children or adults, enjoy digging in the earth to see what they can find. For some people, digging holes into the ground can be a career. Earth […]

The Importance of Co-op Programs in Ontario High Schools

February 5th, 2024; By Meghan Brown

No one has their future all figured out while they’re in their teens.  You’re still learning new things about yourself, and still growing your knowledge and skills.  Yet it sometimes […]