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We need people in the Trade

Posted by: Industry-Education Council Hamilton

According to the Construction Sector Council, roughly, 317,000 new construction workers will be needed in Canada by 2017 to replace retirees. In Hamilton, construction is one of the 10 sectors that the Hamilton Training Advisory Board has identified as promising. Most specifically there will be abundant work for special trade contractors. Read More

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Mentoring the future workforce in Horticulture

Landscape Ontario projects that the Landscape Horticulture Industry is expected to double in size by 2021 and that 50% of the workforce is expected to retire in the next 5-10 years, leaving a big gap in skilled workers. As a result, promoting careers in the industry and attracting young people is a huge task facing businesses and agencies in the sector. Read More