«Trades» column

Career Profile: Marine Engine Technician (French version available)

March 1st, 2022; By Susan Huebert

Some people like working with engines, taking them apart to see how they work and then putting them back together. These machines come in many different types, including marine engines. […]

Skilled Trades Ontario and How It Helps Tradespeople

March 1st, 2022; By Susan Huebert

Getting work in a trade can be difficult without help from other people. For some people, the Ontario College of Trades has helped to give information and promote trades and […]

The Future of Electric Vehicles in Canada: Adoption, Challenges, Job Opportunities, Etc.

March 1st, 2022; By Susan Huebert

Sometime in the future, you might buy a car, either one that runs on gasoline or diesel, or possibly an electric vehicle or a hybrid. If you choose to buy […]

Career Profile: Paperhangers

February 1st, 2022; By Susan Huebert

On your walls at home, you might have wallpaper designs like stripes, trees, or birds. Wallpaper can make a room look bright and cheerful, but someone needs to put it […]

Career Profile: Plasterers and Stucco Masons

February 1st, 2022; By Susan Huebert

Unfinished walls on a building look odd, but the issue is much bigger than appearance. Walls without the proper covering can also let in cold air, moisture, and ice. Plasterers […]

Investing in Ontario’s Trades Future: $90 Million in Three Years to Promote OYAP to Ontario Youths

February 1st, 2022; By Meghan Brown

The trades have been one of the fastest growing employment segments for many years, and by 2025 as many as 1 in 5 Ontario jobs are anticipated to be in […]

Women in the Trades: A Must-Have Conversation

January 4th, 2022; By Anthony Teles

The trades are hard work. From the strenuous physicality to the intricacies of wiring and plumbing, these jobs are no easy task. There is a healthy demand to get these […]