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Ontario Erectors Association

Ontario College of Trades | Fall 2015 Issue

Inside this issue:

 Tune In, Trade Up

Go backstage with trades professionals during two of the province’s biggest summer music festivals. Read the full story and check out the behind-the-scenes action on pg. 4.

Veterans trade helmets for hardhats

Military veterans can use their transferrable skills to launch a rewarding second career in the skilled trades. Find out more by watching “Veterans and Skilled Trades” and read the story on pg. 8.

Pathways to success

“I love going to work every day and not many people get to say that,” says Jody Laurin. He is one of the many Aboriginal skilled tradespeople spreading the word to their peers about great career opportunities in the trades. Learn more on pg. 2.

Making an Im-PACT

A Toronto-based charity helping at-risk youth discover their love of skilled trades through experiential learning. Read more about the PACT Urban Peace Program and the people who make it happen on pg. 10.


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