New program boost for tradespeople in Atlantic Canada

Posted: May 24, 2013

A new trade certification program will help enterprising tradespeople in Atlantic Canada obtain tools they’ll need to succeed in business.

The Atlantic Trades Business Seal Program will provide tradespeople with the opportunity to supplement their trade certification with business credentials to help them start and expand their businesses or move into managerial roles within an existing company. read more…

Harper Government increases support for apprentices and the skilled trades

Posted: May 7, 2013

Gatineau, Quebec — The Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development, today highlighted key Economic Action Plan 2013 measures that will addressCanada’s skills shortages and transform the way Canadians receive skills training. She was speaking at the 2013 Canadian Policy Conference hosted by the Building and Construction Trades Department. read more…

Solution Found For Skilled Trade Worker Shortage

Posted: May 7, 2013

EDMONTON, AB, /CNW/ – Canadian project management and industrial recruitment agencies have been sourcing trade workers from the United States and around the world for many years. An Alberta based recruitment agency has come up with a long term solution that will put Canadian workers first and have future Alberta construction projects less dependent on temporary foreign workers to complete the mega oil sands projects. read more…