Do you want to represent NB in Vancouver 2013?
When: June 5 – 8, 2013
Where: BC Place, located at 777 Pacific Boulevard, Vancouver, British Columbia
Changing the Image of the Skilled Trades
With the eminent skills shortage caused by lower birth rates and an aging population, tradespeople will be in high demand. By 2020, it is estimated that Canada will be short 1 million workers.
-Conference Board of Canada, Canadian Outlook: Long-Term Forecast, 2000
A lack of information regarding the opportunities in trades and technology currently prohibits many young Canadians from considering a career in skilled trades. Through provincial, national and international skills competitions, Skills Canada helps make these occupations more visible to teachers, students, parents and the general public. The competitions are an incredible display of hands-on expertise, talent and determination which showcases the many promising futures to be found in trades and technology.