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Half of local employers can't find skilled workers — Chamber

The local region is losing more than a half-billion dollars a year in foregone economic activity because not enough youth are showing an interest in the skilled trades, according to new study. 528 more words

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DRUHC Job Portal

Job Seekers and Employers will benefit from the use of a special feature on the new Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre website – the DRUHC Job Portal. 65 more words

Job Seeker

Skilled Jobs Are Available Everywhere & They Pay Well

Mike Rowe does a nice job of contrasting skills with schooling. Unfortunately, the skills you learn in school are, what’s the word, academic and not lucrative. 41 more words

Mike Rowe

Power To The People: Community Solar Power

As renewable energy costs continue falling, the rise of people owning their power is growing.

Whether its developing nations are tacking a more sustainable path to meet their needs, or homeowners looking to diversify their energy use, we see a substantial shift towards solar power as a real important option. 469 more words


Reader Letter: Too many students see skilled trades as 'dumb path'

I believe the skills gap will not be solved any time soon. The skilled trades are not very appealing to young people about to go to post-secondary school. 296 more words


'More jobs than grads' — elementary students urged to explore future in skilled trades

The 1,200 Grade 8 students at this week’s Trades on Tour event at St. Clair College may represent the future, but the skilled trades will look much different by the time these students are ready to work full time. 712 more words

Local News

Plumbing Services Manager (Residential Service)

Plumbing Services Manager (Residential Service)

Raleigh, NC

Salary: $50,000 base plus % of business revenue ($90,000 – $100,000 target)

Large home service company in the area looking for a Manager to lead the Plumbing Department. 335 more words

Skilled Trades