Collège Boréal hosts trades exploration day for young women
If you ask Grade 9 student
Maddison Loiselle, stereotypes around the trades are shifting with
Loiselle said her Grade 9 wood
shop class at Sudbury's École secondaire du Sacré Coeur had more
girls than boys.
“You wouldn't imagine how many
girls are artistic and can handle the heavy machines,” said
Loiselle. “So many girls are strong and they can do it.”
Canada is facing a skilled trades
shortage, and women, who represent around half the workforce, hold
only 20 per ce...
Training Centre is constructing a 3,500-square-foot addition to its training
centre located in Azilda (a suburb of Sudbury).The new space,
being funded with $388,500 from the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corp.
(NOHFC), will be used for a drywall, acoustic and lathing apprentice...
Sudbury’s Cambrian College graduated 13 Aboriginal
students from its line crew ground support training program, the fourth cohort
of the program, which started out as a pilot project in 2013.The graduates have completed safety modules and hands-on
training in job-site tasks, including pole line ...
The Ontario Waterpower Association (OWA) is
launching new Aboriginal programming through the University of
An Aug. 6 joint release said a new partnership
agreement will focus on “enhancing indigenous education for
waterpower industry professionals.”
“The University of Sudbury's Dep...
This summer, Collège Boréal will be offering a new
pre-apprenticeship training program exclusively to women interested in
jump-starting their career as industrial mechanic millwright.The 38-week program, set to begin on July 13, will provide
women with hands-on experience in the mechanical field...