Dirty Jobs: Are We Overlooking a Great Opportunity?

Are dirty jobs great jobs? TV host Mike Rowe says many of the people featured in his show Dirty Jobs are entrepreneurs, investors and multimillionaires. Listen to the podcast.

Atlantic Trade Advisory Committees application request: Construction Electrician; Industrial Electrician; Carpenter

Request for applications (one employer and one employee Nova Scotia representative) for three Atlantic Trades Advisory Committees under the Atlantic Apprenticeship Harmonization Project: one for the Construction Electrician trade; one for the Industrial Electrician trade; and one for the Carpenter trade. Refer to the Terms of Reference for eligibility criteria.  For example, Employee representatives must […]

Inspiring a New Generation

How many of us wanted to be racing drivers, ballet dancers or astronauts when we were at school? Clearly more than ended up achieving those dreams. But then how many, as excitable 11-year-olds, would have said engineering and construction was our career of choice? Would it have been more if the teachers themselves acknowledged the […]

Entry-level Training Opens Doors for Aspiring Tradespeople

Pre-employment programs are a win-win for companies and young people interested in pursuing a career in the trades. Read more.

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