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Encounters with Canada

Other Tools | Added on September 10, 2015

Encounters with Canada is a unique opportunity for Canadian teens to meet other young people from across the country. Spend an adventure-filled week in Ottawa!  

A New Look at Skills: Trades

Virtual Visits and Key People | Added on May 13, 2015

WorldSkills is an organization that promotes excellence in the trades. These videos demonstrate some of the challenges that bricklayers, cabinetmakers, carpenters, CNC machinists, mechanical engineering designers and stonemasons must complete to reach the highest level of achievement in their professions.  

Career Options for Women

General Career Exploration Tools | Added on April 15, 2015

Read short profiles of women in 36 different career sectors that have traditionally been male dominated.   

Nine Essential Skills for the Workplace

General Career Exploration Tools | Added on April 15, 2015

The Government of Canada and other national and international organizations have identified nine essential skills for the workplace. Do you have these skills?  

Royal Canadian Navy: Sailor Profiles

Virtual Visits and Key People | Added on January 22, 2015

Find out what it would be like to be a sailor in the Royal Canadian Navy by reading these career profiles.  

How to Read Blueprints

Experiential Tools | Added on December 5, 2014

Would you like to learn how to read blueprints (construction plans)? Architects, engineers, contractors, electricians, plumbers and landscape architects are  

PayScale: Canadian Salary Guide

General Career Exploration Tools | Added on November 14, 2014

Visit this website to find out how much you can make in thousands of jobs in Canada. You will also find job descriptions, job satisfaction statistics, job demographics,  

CareerMash: Inspiring Tech Careers

Virtual Visits and Key People | Added on October 17, 2014

Today’s tech careers are mashups. No longer just about computer science or programming, a tech career can combine anything you imagine with technology.  

Quiet Revolution: Work Tips for Quiet People

General Career Exploration Tools | Added on December 17, 2013

Would you rather hang out with one or two close friends than go to a party? Do you dread the job interview process and wonder how you will build a successful  

Skills Canada

Virtual Visits and Key People | Added on March 12, 2013

Visit this website to watch over 30 videos taken at the Skills Canada competition in Calgary. Each video is a demonstration of a trade in action  

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