The students are part of a new program that began last week by Red River College to teach English to new refugees and provide work experience in construction jobs. The Pallister government initiative was prompted by the influx of Syrian refugees last year. Read more.
Pundits who have been complaining that federal phase 1 infrastructure spending promised in the 2016 budget has not worked its way through the system were largely right. The budget document released by Finance Minister Bill Morneau on March 22 revealed that only 50 to 75 per cent of infrastructure allocations from Budget 2016 have been spent. […]
Industry stakeholders were hoping for news on the Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) in the 2017 federal budget but what they got instead is a commitment that it will be up and running later this year and that more will be announced in the coming months. Read more.
More high school students will have access to hands-on learning opportunities to help them prepare for careers with the expansion of Skilled Trades Centres. Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Karen Casey announced today, April 3, that seven additional high schools will benefit from the centres. Read more.