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Posting of News Items Relevant to Women in the Canadian Construction Industry.
  • 05 Jun 2012 8:31 PM | Anonymous

    Digital Thermography records thermal patterns of the body which are used to help diagnose and/or monitor pain or illness in any part of the body. Unlike more familiar medical test such as X-rays, or MRI’s, which are tests of anatomy or structure, Thermography is a test of physiology.

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  • 03 May 2012 2:32 PM | Anonymous

    This year's Construction Sector Council (CSC) labour market forecast highlights a major shift in non-residential construciton as the number of energy projects rise and infrastructure projects shift away from institutional work.

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  • 03 May 2012 2:24 PM | Anonymous

    Farrah Fox's love of the trades started in high school and has continued on through apprenticeship.  Fox, an electrician, lives and works in Prince Albert.  She gained her first exposure to the skilled trades through high school shop classes.

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  • 19 Apr 2012 2:43 PM | Anonymous

    Two more groups of trades have now begun Ratio Reviews.
    Group A3: Precast concrete erector;precast concrete finisher
    Group A4: Cement concrete finisher;cement mason

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  • 19 Apr 2012 2:30 PM | Anonymous

    Construction hiring is expected to grow to 120,000 workers over the next nine years as major projects from new mines to Pan Am games construciton emerge and older workers get set to retire.

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  • 21 Mar 2012 10:40 AM | Anonymous

    A career in the skilled trades offers women many benefits, yet efforts to recruit women into this career path have had limited success.

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  • 19 Mar 2012 3:36 PM | Anonymous

    The skilled labour shortage has long been a concern of the construction industry, and now the Canadian Chamber of Commerce also identifies it as a significant barrier to Canada's competitiveness.

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  • 13 Mar 2012 8:16 PM | Anonymous

    If you thought moving to a new home was hard - with all the packing, changing addresses on your bills, co-ordinating movers and getting rid of junk you don't use any more - try relocating your corporate office.

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  • 13 Mar 2012 6:17 PM | Anonymous

    Not utilizing women in the trades can create an artificial labour shortage says a member of a new trade network for women.

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  • 12 Mar 2012 1:29 PM | Anonymous

     

    The Ontario College of Trades (OCOT) is calling for comments on proposed regulatory provisions regarding:

    • The classes of membership for OCOT;
    • The requirements for obtaining and maintaining registration with OCOT; and
    • The terms, conditions and limitations on statements of membership and certificates issued by OCOT to members.

    The deadline for receipt of comments is April 19, 2012.

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