Canada has launched a category-based selection process for newcomers to Canada that will invite candidates with specific skills training to apply for permanent residency.
Jennifer Green, director of competitions and Young Women’s Initiatives at Skills Ontario has been recognized with the Dream Builder Award in the 2021 Women of Inspiration Awards.
ClimateCare Canada has announced a partnership with Support Ontario Youth (SOY), an organization that assists apprentices and employers in the skilled trades.
The program is now accepting applications from women working in the trades interested in becoming proteges or mentors.
A Statistics Canada report shows how much registration and certifications in the trades has dropped in the last three years, adding to the concern about the shortage of skilled tradespeople in coming years.
The latest labour market report from the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum (CAF-FCA) reveals that demand for apprentices will remain high in coming years, driven by journeypersons leaving the market.