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Ontario Erectors Association

Trades Today – Spring Edition 2015 is now available

Inside this season’s issue:

Hire with confidence

The College talks consumer protection with Peter Silverman – best known for Silverman Helps, one of the longest running consumer advocacy shows in Canada. Turn to pg. #4 to read more.

Benefits of membership for voluntary tradespeople

A growing number of trades professionals in Ontario’s 134 voluntary trades are joining the College. Read about the agricultural equipment technician who is paving the way to success. Turn to pg. #6 to read more.

Gearing up to compete

Ontario students are getting ready to compete in the 2015 Ontario Technical Skills Competition at Waterloo’s RIM Park – the largest skills competition in the country. Turn to pg. #10 to read more.

Support for apprentices

Launched January 1, 2015, the Canada Apprentice Loan allows apprentices to apply for up to $4,000 in interest free loans per period of technical training. Learn moreTurn to pg. #13 to read more.

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