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Skills Ontario’s Jennifer Green appointed as youth advisor in new committee for Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development

The Honourable Monte McNaughton, Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development, and the Honourable Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education, have announced the appointment of three advisors to a new committee that will advise the Ontario Government on system improvements and other measures that will better enable and encourage youth to pursue the skilled trades. Jennifer Green, Director of Competitions and Young Women’s Initiatives at Skills Ontario, is among the new advisors who will be providing their expertise, time, and talent to serve Ontarians.

Home Hardware appoints new senior director of national retail sales and operations

Home Hardware Stores Limited has announced the appointment of a new Senior Director on their sales and operations team to support their strategic growth and focus on operational excellence for their nearly 1,100 independently-owned stores.

Werner to offer virtual and in-person safety training in support of annual Safety Stand-Down Initiative

Werner will train thousands of workers across the country in support of the Occupational Safety & Health Administration’s (OSHA) National Safety Stand-Down initiative.
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Rejection of project milestones terrifies homeowner

Some contractors don’t like project milestones and we get that. But Reni wants to know what the alternative is. How can contractors and project owners share the risk? » Read more

Compensation boards creating skilled trades shortage

Our love for worker’s compensation boards continues to overflow… » Read more

MTO doing important work

Alec Caldwell’s six-year-old column about the Ontario Ministry of Transportation continues to attract comment, most of it negative to the MTO. But at least one reader thinks we should have some respect for the work MTO officers do. » Read more