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CBC Information Morning Explores How Building Futures for Youth Aims to Alleviate Construction Labour Shortage
From CBC — Information Morning Cape Breton with Steve Sutherland chats with two participants from the Building Futures for Youth program, which is aimed at getting more young people into the construction and trades sector. Host employer, Joey Poirier owns Joey Poirier Construction in Cheticamp, and Will Fraser works for Joey as a carpentry apprentice.
The Building Futures For Youth program was developed as a partnership between the Construction Association of Nova Scotia, the Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency, the Nova Scotia Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, the Nova Scotia Community College, the Nova Scotia Road Builders Association, and Construction Safety Nova Scotia.