It's the middle of January - temperatures are cold, snow is blowing and Joe Roberts is in the midst of pushing his shopping cart from Newfoundland to British Columbia. These days, he's making his way through Northern Ontario - undoubtedly the toughest part of his cross-Canada journey to end youth homelessness.
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MORE THAN BRICKS & MORTAR: THE NEW LiUNA TRAINING CENTRE
Inset: (L-R): Joe Mancinelli, LiUNA International VP & Regional Manager for Central and Eastern Canada; Joe Keyes, GM of Construction Labour Relations Association of Ontario and President of the OCS Board of Directors; Kevin Flynn, Ontario Minister of Labour; Carmen Principato, Business Manager of LiUNA Local 506; Sean Strickland, Chief Executive Officer of the Ontario Construction Secretariat.
It's been a long time in coming - a new $19-million training facility for
LiUNA Local 506 in Richmond Hill, northeast of Toronto.
"We have outgrown this facility and we need to build to keep up with the demands of apprenticeships, skills and health and safety training".
Register today for the Ontario Construction Secretariat's
17th Annual State of the Industry & Outlook Conference on
Thursday March 9th, 2017 at the
Metro Toronto Convention Centre. An informative and well-attended half-day conference where industry experts unravel the economic indicators and assess their impact on Ontario's construction industry. The 2017 conference will focus on the theme of '
Building the Infrastructure Projects that will Transform Ontario's Economy'.