Breaking Down Barriers – Overcoming the Stereotypes on Skilled Trades

by Rochelle C. Pangilinan

A recent article in the Toronto Star by economics columnist Heather Scoffield states that there remains to be a significant difference in how men and women are paid in the […]

Trades Career Profile: Cabinetmaker

by Meghan Brown

We’re used to seeing cabinets in every home and business — in kitchens, bathrooms, and storage spaces.  But you may not realize that not just anyone can put together a […]

Career Profile: Railway Conductor

by Susan Huebert

A hundred years ago, trains were a regular part of everyday life. This type of transportation is not as popular as it once was in Canada, but trains are still […]

Career Profile: Hippotherapist

by Erin Kelly

Horses can be fun to ride, but they are good for much more. Hippotherapists work with horses to help people with physical and mental needs to recover from illnesses and […]

Career Profile: Home Remodeler

by Susan Huebert

Suppose that your house needed a new kitchen or a larger garage. Your parents might call a home remodeler to do that work. If you like working with your hands […]

Career Profile: Micro-electronics Manufacturer

by Susan Huebert

Most people know that computers and other modern machines have tiny pieces that fit together to help create something amazing. With computers and other electronics, people can make detailed calculations, […]