Canada. Why Canada needs to harmonize apprenticeship programs
Increasing the number of skilled trades workers has quickly become a top priority for Canadian governments and business. Yet young people who try to enroll in trades programs often face long waiting lists because funding for that training hasn’t grown along with the need.
Community colleges and polytechnics are crucial to preparing skilled trades workers, and must receive a larger portion of the postsecondary funding pie. And that’s just the first step.