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: Being able to stay home and work in a good job meant everything to Alexis Lynk. The first female sheet metal apprentice to work in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality, Lynk decided to try the trade because it provides a stable career.
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.
Source: Nova Scotia Health: A new Cape Breton Cancer Centre is under construction at Cape Breton Regional Hospital in Sydney and you can take a virtual tour.
Robyn Lee Seale is working to ensure the CBRM Health Care Redevelopment Project is about more than buildings.
From Saltwire: The multi-million-dollar Cape Breton Regional Hospital expansion has made the annual Top100 Projects report published by ReNew Canada Magazine.
From Top 100 Canada’s Biggest Infrastructure Projects: The Cape Breton Regional Hospital Expansion project ranks 80 out of 100. The project—a major component of the CBRM Healthcare Redevelopment Project—a new Clinical Services Building that will house a new, larger emergency department, critical care department, more inpatient beds, surgical suites, maternal/newborn services, and a new cardiac catheterization lab, and a new Energy Centre.