Lake Huron Learning Centre Sold

The Lake Huron Learning Centre at 385 Queen Street in Kincardine–the former Westario building–is being sold to the Carpenters Union Local 2222. The sale of the property, which is owned by Kincardine, was approved by council on June 20th. Kincardine Mayor Anne Eadie says the deal will put $750,000 into...

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Merit matters on the jobsite, not skin colour

The 47th International Convention of the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (CBTU) held in Orlando, Fla. recently saw the largest turnout ever of delegates from Ontario. Among the Canucks, five were from Carpenters’ Local 27 in Toronto, including business representative Chris Campbell. It was his first time at the event...

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Ontario Improving Apprenticeship System to Prepare Skilled Workforce for In-Demand Jobs

Province Releases Apprenticeship Strategy. Ontario is ensuring that the apprenticeship system meets the changing demands of the economy by giving apprentices the skills they need to succeed and providing employers with the talent they need to thrive. Mitzie Hunter, Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Development, was joined by Ann...

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