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Ontario launching new agency to better serve tradespeople

The Ontario government has launched Skilled Trades Ontario, a new Crown agency, to improve trades training and simplify services. The new agency will promote and market the trades, develop the latest training and curriculum standards, and provide a streamlined user-friendly experience for tradespeople.

Home Hardware named one of Waterloo area’s top employers

Home Hardware Stores Limited is pleased to announce it has been named one of Waterloo Area’s Top Employers. The annual competition, organized by Canada’s Top 100 Employers, recognizes companies that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work.

Skills Ontario looks forward to working with Skilled Trades Ontario

With the shutdown of the Ontario College of Trades (OCOT), Skilled Trades Ontario has been established in an effort to modernize the skilled trades and apprenticeship system. Skills Ontario supports and looks forward to working with Skilled Trades Ontario to assist with its goals to simplify the system for skilled professionals, encourage employer participation, and break the stigmas that surround the skilled trades.
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Limit the role of regulators

Mark would like to see the new Skilled Trades Ontario take on a simple role as a training administrator rather than a certifier. » Read more...

What’s the point of the ESA?

Paul wonders what function the ESA serves, since contractors remain liable for accidents even if a job has a permit. » Read more...

Drip cap caveat

Richard agrees with our window installation experts in “Window and Door Installation Done Right” for the most part, but points out that drip cap and membrane can cause more problems than they solves under some circumstances. » Read more...

Exterior Finisher

Woodside Enterprises is excited to offer you an opportunity to join our dynamic team. We are a quality driven construction company that specializes in exterior siding and finishing in the Fraser Valley. » Apply now...

Intermediate Project Manager & Estimator

COPCAN Civil LP. is an award winning civil construction company, operating from offices in Nanaimo, Victoria, Kelowna and Rossland. » Apply now...

Building Serviceperson 1 - Carpenter

The Building Serviceperson 1 performs general repair, maintenance, renovation and alterations of University buildings, furnishings and structures, contributing towards providing a safe and accessible, invitingly clean and comfortable, functionally-enriched and well-maintained campus environment through service excellence. » Apply now...