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Apr 13, 2018 Apprentices and Employers Working Together – The Centre Launches Their Ontario Adult Apprenticeship Program

In partnership with the Ontario Centre for Workforce Innovation (OCWI), The Centre for Skills Development & Training (The Centre) is implementing and evaluating a new model of shared apprenticeship called the Ontario Adult Apprenticeship Program (OAAP).

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Mar 23, 2018 Newcomers to Start New Chapter

On March 23, we celebrated the graduation ceremony for our first Home Renovation for Newcomers class. 

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Mar 09, 2018 IKEA donation to The Centre for WIST space

Celebrating International Women's Day this week, IKEA Canada works towards building a more inclusive and equal world through their partnership with Canadian Women's Foundation. 

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Mar 07, 2018 The Centre receives two Diamond Readers’ Choice Awards

For the fourth year in a row, The Centre for Skills Development & Training has been awarded in two categories of the Burlington Post Readers’ Choice Awards.

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Feb 25, 2018 The Centre Showing Our Olympic Spirit – Go Canada Go!

After John Oliver, Member of Parliament for Oakville announced his exciting contest , asking offices, families, friends and organizations of all kinds to show their Olympic spirit and support of Team Canada, The Centre wanted to show they were up for the challenge!

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Feb 25, 2018 Karina Gould, Government of Canada Minister of Democratic Institutions Makes announcement at The Centre about the Canada Learning Bond

When more people can afford post-secondary education, our economy can grow and our middle class can thrive. That is why the Government of Canada is helping more low- and middle-income families save money for their children’s post-secondary education through the Canada Learning Bond.

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Feb 13, 2018 New Tiny Homes Program a Win for Workers, Communities, and the Environment

Tiny home communities are proving to be a viable affordable housing solution in many parts of the world. In Canada, the tiny house movement addresses several pressing social issues; access to affordable housing, environmental impact, and now, thanks to the innovative new Tiny Homes program from The Centre for Skills Development & Training, even the employment skills gap.

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