HPAC Magazine

Human Resources

June 11, 2014  

StatsCan releases apprenticeship numbers for 2012

Steamfitter/pipefitter trade lead with largest annual increase in new registrations.

May 1, 2014  

Learning model a good fit for skilled trades

Masters Challenge winner instrumental in partnering of institutions.

April 20, 2014  

New Journeyperson to apprentice ratios in effect

OCOT completes review process with 14 reductions and one increase for skilled trades

April 9, 2014  

Successful high school program turns out licensed gas fitters

Over the past six years students at College Avenue

April 6, 2014  

Skills Canada-Ontario hosts Toronto Young Women’s Networking Event, qualifiers for national event

Since 2000, Skills Canada – Ontario Young Women’s Networking

March 21, 2014  

Nominations invited for the 2014 Darryl Cruickshank Memorial Award

Nominations for the  2014 Darryl Cruickshank Memorial Award will

March 7, 2014  

Toronto to host 2014 Skills Canada National Competition

Skills/Compétences Canada recently announced that Canada’s top skilled trade and technology students,

February 1, 2014  

Pay Now Or Pay Later

Pension reform presents a dilemma with serious political and social ramifications.

January 15, 2014  

Leadership workshop tackles challenges of managing different generations

Leader or lagger? Popular HRAI AGM speaker helps you tell the difference.

November 14, 2013  

Skilled trades employers call for halt of compulsory certification process

The Ontario Skilled Trades Alliance recently submitted a request

October 15, 2013  

Sprinkler and fire protection installer classification under review

The College requests written submissions from interested parties.

October 8, 2013  

MCA Alberta names new ED

With the pending retirement of MCA Alberta executive director,

August 14, 2013  

Report analyses the effect of apprenticeship restrictions in skilled trades

Outdated provincial regulations are needlessly limiting the number of

July 24, 2013  

Viega launching trades training program in Canada

Viega is establishing the Viega Academy Partner Program in

July 23, 2013  

Career and job fair resource

Planning to hire new graduates? CIPH has compiled a

July 19, 2013  

Report says mentors lead to apprentice success

The Canadian Apprenticeship Forum – Forum canadien sur l’apprentissage

July 7, 2013  

Wolseley hits the links and home runs for Special Olympics

Over the past month, Wolseley Canada held two fundraising

June 7, 2013  

College of Trades update

Grandfathering Ministry-issued Certificate of Qualifications and OCTAA enforcement underway.

May 31, 2013  

Honour inspirational leaders in the development and promotion of apprenticeship and trade certification

The Canadian Council of Directors of Apprenticeship (CCDA) has

May 14, 2013  

Meet the New Members of the HPAC Team

HPAC account manager Mike Brown is a business development

May 8, 2013  

UA launches national recruitment campaign to attract piping trade members

The United Association of Journeyman and Apprentices of the

May 2, 2013  

Nominations open for Red Seal award

The Canadian Council of Directors of Apprenticeship (CCDA) has

April 29, 2013  

Work of Construction Sector Council to continue through BuildForce Canada

The Construction Sector Council (CSC) has transitioned into BuildForce

April 8, 2013  

Digital gap to overtake literacy gap

Technology is changing the nature of the skilled trades.

April 5, 2013  

Industry takes the reins on labour market forecasting

The Construction Sector Council (CSC) has transitioned into BuildForce Canada after

February 26, 2013  

Help girls GETT ideas about a career in the trades and technologies

Journeywomen, female apprentices and women working in the trade

December 19, 2012  

NRCan subsidy announced

HRAI has announced that a Contribution Agreement was finalized

December 14, 2012  

Skilled Trades Stream will help address serious labour shortages, say the Feds

A Federal Skilled Trades Program is being launched on

November 14, 2012  

Defining professional misconduct

Defining professional misconduct for the purposes of the Ontario

November 5, 2012  

Mixed reaction to College of Trades

At HRAI’s Ontario College of Trades (OCOT) Information Session