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Safety: It’s Also Good for Business

As an industry, our discussion on health and safety issues focusses mainly on the impact of the wellbeing of people on our jobsites. But there’s a business case to be made for health and safety as well.  Here are ten reasons why you need to buy into health and safety. Read more.
Safety Apps
It’s becoming more common for project teams to investigate software and app options that will allow them to make use of smart devices on site. Read more.

Regional Roundtable Report: Youth Apprenticeship Across Canada

Promoting skilled trades careers to youth, parents and educators remains an important priority among apprenticeship stakeholders.  CAF-FCA convened a roundtable on May 28, 2015 in Saskatoon to provide insight into the objectives, approaches and design of youth apprenticeship programs in different parts of the country.  Discussion encouraged participants to identify ways they can support youth apprenticeship programs, maximizing the impact of these programs as a pathway into the trades. A report on the event is now available, along with a host of related resources. Read more.

 

 

Apprenticeship Agency Industry Briefing – February 26th

Industry representatives are invited to attend an update on the changes underway to Nova Scotia’s Apprenticeship system, and participate in identifying the priorities for the new agency. This event will take place on Wednesday, February 26, 2014, from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Westin Halifax Hotel. (Download invitation.)

Visit  http://nsapprenticeship.ca/agency/ to find the discussion paper and to register.