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Free program will give young people skills to pursue in-demand jobs

June 03, 2021

The Ontario government is investing almost $440,000 to help more than 2,000 high school students learn more about available skilled trades and technology careers. The project, led by not-for-profit Junior Achievement (JA), will help local communities recover more quickly from COVID-19 by addressing a shortage of workers in jobs like electrician, plumber, carpenter, computer analyst and software developer.

Details were provided today by Monte McNaughton, Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development, and Jane McKenna, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development.

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