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 – 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.
From Daily Commercial News: Billed as a grand effort to aid downtown revitalization in a city of 31,000, the new Marconi campus on Sydney, N.S.’s waterfront will, when finished, be a spectacular splash in a town that has seen little major urban renewal.
From Daily Commercial News: The Cape Breton Regional Hospital (CBRH), the island’s only major health care facility serving a population of just over 100,000, is undergoing its first major expansion since the hospital was built in Sydney in the early 1990s.
From Province of Nova Scotia: New Waterford is a step closer to a new school and community wellness centre. Tender packages totalling more than $6.5 million for the construction of a new Breton Education Centre and community wellness centre were awarded today, July 8, to Brilun Construction Ltd., Flynn Canada Ltd. and PMC Roofing Limited. The work includes the construction of exterior walls and roofing.