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Ontario announces $90 million for skilled trades

Ontario announces $90 million for skilled trades

Ontario is investing an additional $90 million over three years to further promote the skilled trades to young people. This investment responds to the Apprenticeship Youth Advisors report, which includes several recommendations to help solve the shortage of skilled...

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What apprentices want, and how to deliver

What apprentices want, and how to deliver

According to an Apprentices in Canada ePanel survey conducted by The Canadian Apprenticeship Forum withapprentices from across sectors and regions, features that attract and retain apprentices to anemployer are:• a journeyperson willing to teach• a wide variety of...

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B.C. announces return of skilled trades certification

B.C. announces return of skilled trades certification

B.C Premier John Horgan announced the launch of a made-in-B.C. certification system for skilled trades. British Columbia has announced that it is launching a made-in-B.C. certification system for skilled trades workers, with automotive, heavy-duty, and autobody...

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Ontario Act streamlines trade certification

The Ontario government is introducing new measures to help tradespeople get their certification from one reliable, streamlined destination through a new Crown agency, Skilled Trades Ontario, that would replace the Ontario College of Trades (OCOT). OCOT has been much...

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Permatex The Right Stuff Red One Minute Gasket Maker

Permatex The Right Stuff Red One Minute Gasket Maker

(SPONSORED CONTENT) The Right Stuff Red One Minute Gasket Maker is the only high temperature gasket maker that can quickly return a vehicle to service in just one minute. This thick formula maintains reliable and long-lasting seals. The Right Stuff Red One Minute...

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Dayco sponsors Canadian Snowcross Racing Series

Dayco, a leading engine products and drive systems specialist for the automotive and aftermarket industries, has teamed with the Canadian Snowcross Racing Association (CSRA) for the 2021 race season that kicked off in Lindsay, Ont. CSRA events feature competition...

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Mitchell 1 automotive scholarship open

Applications are now being accepted for the annual Mitchell 1 Automotive Technology Scholarship. High school seniors in the U.S. and Canada who are interested in pursuing a career in the automotive aftermarket can submit applications through March 31 by visiting the...

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Do you have programs for apprentices with disabilities?

Are there programs or resources offered at your organization to help apprentices with disabilities succeed in their apprenticeships? The Canadian Apprenticeship Forum is gathering information on behalf of Employment and Social Development Canada about programs and...

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Supporting women in the skilled trades

The Canadian Apprenticeship Forum has conducted a number of research initiatives and has developed a set of goals to support women in skilled trades. Key goals are: Increase the number of women apprentices, journeypersons and supervisors where they are...

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