"Every person is different. We have different minds, hearts, experiences, and dreams. Given this truth, it’s incredibly reasonable to say that it’s an injustice to stereotype the skilled trades.
The skilled trades need bright, passionate people to enter the workforce with a clear understanding of their contribution to not only their place of employment but also, the community. This understanding is one that needs to start at a young age, and it’s one that communities, schools, and families play a pivotal role in fostering. The skilled trades lead to a quality paycheck and an opportunity for an immense sense of pride in one’s work, and that’s the truth. " - Leisa Ballard, SD43 parent
Read our April Newsletter and meet Cameron Ballard, an SD43 Trades Alumni and Level 1 Electrician. Hear from him, and his mom, to learn about the opportunities and benefits of taking a Trades Program while in high school.
Also in this months edition:
- ACCESS BC Micro Trades Experience for Indigenous students
- Upcoming events for Women in Trades
- News article and highlights from the 2022 Junior Firefighter Program
- 2022 WORK in Trades award winners