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Career Profile: Cement (Concrete) Finisher

by Susan Huebert

Every job has its own purpose, even if it seems minor. Cement (concrete) finishers might not seem to have as important a job as many others in construction, but work […]


Career Profile: Architectural Glass and Metal Technician

by Susan Huebert

Almost every building has metal and glass in it, whether in small sections or covering entire walls. Architectural glass and metal technicians are the people who install these features. For […]


You Can Help Fight Climate Change with Green Jobs in the Trades

by Meghan Brown

Climate change is one of the biggest challenges facing people in Canada and around the world.  Sustainability and renewable resources are key to overcoming this challenge.  The world is changing. […]


Co-op Programs for the Trades in Ontario

by Susan Huebert

Getting a job can be difficult, especially for people with little or no experience. When job seekers apply for work in the trades, it can help to show some skill […]


Career Profile: General Machinist

by Susan Huebert

In your home and school, and in almost every building you enter, you can find metal. It might be on doorknobs or window frames, and even on furniture, railings, and […]


Career Profile: Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

by Susan Huebert

The world is full of hazardous chemicals and other dangerous materials which can damage the environment and harm people. When manufacturing, mining, or other processes produce hazardous waste, people have […]