May 14, 2015 - The Canadian Council of Directors of Apprenticeship (CCDA) is calling for nominations for the third biennial Red Seal Award of Excellence. This award honours the contributions of provincial/territorial/federal apprenticeship and trade certification staff to the Red Seal Program.
April 24, 2015 - Bruce Power is launching a new post-secondary Aboriginal Scholarship program to support students from local Aboriginal communities.
April 10, 2015 - The Ontario government says it is investing an additional $55 million in three programs that support apprenticeships in the skilled trades.  
March 18, 2015 – A two-year pilot program has been launched in Alberta to help more than 600 Aboriginal people train for careers in the construction industry.
February 20, 2015 - “The Canadian electrical industry is competing with other innovative industries for the interest of talented, young individuals,” said Siemens Canada’s Joris Myny, chair of the 2015 EFC Scholarship Program. “We need to invest in Canadian talent to foster their pursuit of careers in the electrical engineering and electronics industries.”
February 12, 2015 - The 43rd WorldSkills competition is being held in South America for the first time from August 11-16, 2015 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
February 10, 2015 - CWIEME Berlin, an international electrical manufacturing exhibition, is offering students from around the world a chance to present their work to industry professionals and win a €1,000 prize in the inaugural CWIEME Challenge.
February 5, 2015 - Nova Scotia's energy department is encouraging small and medium-sized companies to apply for a wage subsidy program that can help them temporarily hire post-secondary students and recent graduates.
February 2, 2015 - Beginning next year, 2016, apprentices can have their hours worked and technical training recognized across Canada, no matter where they receive it.
January 22, 2015 — Intertek has announced its internship and scholarship program for undergraduate students pursuing STEM studies (science, technology, engineering and math) will continue for a second year.
January 22, 2015 — B.C. Premier Christy Clark recently announced $375,028 for the College of New Caledonia (CNC) to purchase new trades training equipment in 2014-15 to support students studying in-demand fields that are critical to the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) sector and other industries.
January 9, 2015 - While touring Red River College, Canada’s minister of Canadian heritage and official languages, Shelly Glover, announced the launch of the new Canada Apprentice Loan which provides apprentices in Red Seal trades access to interest-free loans of up to $4000 per period of technical training.
January 9, 2015 - The Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA) unveiled what it calls the “global industry’s first program” for accrediting electric motor repair service providers.
December 10, 2014 - A report released today by the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum (CAF) indicates that, with 91% of educators convinced skilled tradespeople will always be in demand, there is a strong case for connecting students to hands-on activities and accurate employment data.
December 3, 2014 - Smart Reno—an online resource that helps “people find and compare qualified and available contractors to complete their renovation project”—has introduced the Smart Reno Scholarship Program to help create the next generation of trusted and skilled contractors.

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