Starting Wednesday, Nov. 1, masonry work will begin at Cape Breton Regional Hospital in Sydney. This work is being done as part of a project to replace masonry that is original to the hospital. The work is expected to take 10 months to complete.
Source: Saltwire: As we reach October and into a change of seasons, I want to applaud a change that is taking place in New Waterford. The progress of the ‘New Waterford Community Hub’ project is commendable. The excitement around construction of our new Community Wellness Centre and the new Breton Education Centre (BEC) is growing as more members of the community see the new buildings take shape. This is just the start. There is more to come.
For Cole Walker, a grade 11 student at Breton Education Centre (BEC), he’s not yet sure of the exact path he’ll follow, but there is one thing he knows for certain; his future looks very similar to his Papa’s thanks to an inspiring six months of learning in a skilled trades class, taught by one passionate professor and a community of tradespeople.
Source: Saltwire – Construction has now begun on a new eight-storey clinical services building at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital that will be home to new emergency and critical care departments, eight new surgical suites, two, 36-bed in-patient rooms (all private), maternal/newborn services and a cardiac catheterization lab.
Source: SaltWire – There has never been a better time for women to pursue a career in the skilled trades. With over 70 skilled trade occupations in Nova Scotia to choose from and a high demand for trades professionals, there are many excellent employment opportunities available.