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Message from the CEO
As 2017 wraps up, the Skills/Compétences Canada (SCC) team is already working hard on preparations for the 2018 Skills Canada National Competition (SCNC), being held June 4-5, in Edmonton, Alberta. SCC is working closely with Skills Canada Alberta on this "back to back" Alberta Provincial to National Competition model to ensure that we deliver two successful events! The Skills Canada Alberta provincial competition will take place May 31 - June 1, 2018, at the Edmonton Expo Centre, prior to the Skills Canada National Competition. SCNC 2018 is a qualifying year for candidates who have the right stuff to represent Canada at the WorldSkills Kazan 2019 Competition.

The 31 members of WorldSkills Team Canada 2017 recently participated at the 44th WorldSkills Competition in Abu Dhabi this past October. WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017 was an extremely valuable experience for everyone involved. WorldSkills Team Canada 2017 was awarded a bronze medal in Mechatronics and received 13 Medallions of Excellence. The four-day competition included competitors from 59 WorldSkills member countries and regions, with a total of 1,300 competitors in 51 skill areas. I would like to personally congratulate WorldSkills Team Canada 2017 for their hard work and success at WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017.

Following the WorldSkills Competition, the official launch of National Skilled Trades and Technology Week (NSTTW) was held in Edmonton on November 7th. This week of activities spearheaded by Skills/Compétences Canada was created to raise awareness of the many lucrative, important and interesting careers in the skilled trade and technology sectors and to create dialog around how these careers are important drivers of the Canadian economy. SCC's Member Organizations also hosted many interactive events across Canada to engage youth in career discovery around skilled trades careers. Following the official launch in Edmonton, SCC held an Essential Skills workshop where students and guests engaged in discussions and activities intended to increase their awareness of how "Essential Skills" are crucial to anyone's success in any trade or technology occupation.

During NSTTW, several members of WorldSkills Team Canada 2017 traveled to Ottawa to meet with elected officials, sector leaders and Skills' partners, to share their competition experiences. They also participated in an event hosted by the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum (CAF), where they where ambassadors for their occupational areas and role models to local youth by sharing their experiences and providing career inspiration.

Skills Canada would like to acknowledge the hard work of our dedicated volunteers, including our National Technical Committee members, WorldSkills Experts and WorldSkills Trainers. Also thanks to our numerous partners for their ongoing support of our many Skills Canada programs. Through all of this work we are Creating Possibilities and occupational realities for youth across this great country and we look forward to continuing this in 2018.

On behalf of SCC and its Board of Directors, I would like to wish everyone a festive and happy holiday season! We hope to see you at one of our great events in 2018.
Shaun Thorson
Chief Executive Officer
Skills/Compétences Canada In the News  

Here are some recent news clips featuring Skills/Compétences Canada, WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017, National Skilled Trades and Technology Week and SCC's Member Organizations:
-Read this press release issued by   Skills Canada on October 11th, 2017: On International Day of the Girl, SCC Celebrates its nine Female WorldSkills Team Canada 2017 Members.

-Read this press release issued by
Skills Canada on October 20th, 2017: WorldSkills Team Canada 2017 Achieves Excellence at 44th WorldSkills Competition, in Abu Dhabi.    
-Read this press release issued by Skills Canada on November 7th, 2017: Birdhouse Challenge Launches National Skilled Trades and Technology Week.
-Read this press release issued by Skills Canada on November 9th, 2017: WorldSkills Team Canada 2017 visits Parliament Hill during National Skilled Trades and Technology Week.    
-Check out this interview with David Lister, WorldSkills Team Canada 2017 competitor in Mechanical Engineering CAD, published on September 24, 2017 on CBC : Yukoner off to Abu Dhabi for WorldSkills Competition.
-Listen to this interview on TVA , which aired on September 27th, 2017 and features Vyolaine Dujmovic, WorldSkills Team Canada 2017 competitor in Autobody Repair: Une carrossière au sommet de son art! (in French only).
-Check out this article: La Longueuilloise Daphné Héroux représente le Canada au Mondial des Métiers (in French only) published in La Releve on October 17, 2017.
-Read this article published in Comox Valley Record on October 27, 2017: Highland Secondary School graduate represents Canada at electronics competition in Middle East, featuring Judson Foster, WorldSkills Team Canada 2017 competitor in Electronics.
-Check out this article featured in The Guardian on November 7th, 2017: Skills Canada P.E.I. holds series of hands-on trade experiences, which highlights some of the activities hosted by Skills Canada P.E.I. during National Skilled Trades and Technology Week (NSTTW).
-Read this important article published in CTV News Calgary , on November 7th, 2017: Alberta improves education for students through expansion of dual credit program, which features an announcement made by the Honourable David Eggen, Minister of Education, at the official launch of NSTTW.
-Read this article published in the   Cape Breton Post on November 8th, 2017 which highlights some of the workshops hosted by Skills Canada Nova Scotia: Cape Breton female students learn about trades.
-Check out this article in the   Camrose Canadian published on November 9, 2017: Taves returns with Medallion of Excellence.
-Check out this article published on November 10th, 2017 in the St. Albert Gazette which features Skills Canada Alberta: W.D. Cuts students earn skills at Skills Exploration Day.
-Read this interesting article published in   Global News , on November 20th, 2017: Sask. graphic designer represents Canada at WordSkills competition in Abu Dhabi, which highlights Kyla Henry, WorldSkills Team Canada 2017 competitor.
-Read this interesting article featuring Skills Canada Nova Scotia published on November 20th, 2017, in the New Glasgow newspaper : Students exploring opportunities in skilled trades at NSCC in Stellarton.    
-Check out this article: Alberta tech wins Medallion of Excellence at biennial WorldSkills Competition, published in the December 2017 issue of CARS magazine , which features Aaron Taves, WorldSkills Team Canada 2017 competitor in Automobile Technology.
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WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017: The Results Are In!
After months of extensive training and hard work, the 31 members of WorldSkills Team Canada 2017 were ready to show their skills to the world at the 44th WorldSkills Competition, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The WorldSkills Competition, held every two years is the largest vocational, educational and skills excellence event in the world that truly reflects global industry standards. WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017 took place October 15-18, at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. The competition gathered over 1,300 competitors from 59 Member countries and regions across the globe, to compete in 51 skill areas for the title of world champion. Over 100,000 visitors toured the venue and took part in the Competition experience.
The winners were announced at the Closing Ceremony, which was held on October 19th. WorldSkills Team Canada 2017 was awarded with a bronze medal and 13 Medallions of Excellence. Congratulations to Avery Bird and Theodor Willert, in Mechatronics, who were the recipients of the bronze medal. In addition, these 13 members of WorldSkills Team Canada 2017 were recognized with a Medallion of Excellence: Ryan Matsuba - Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, Brock Chiasson and Sean Furber - Mobile Robotics, Kyla Henry - Graphic Design and Technology, Jun Zheng - Web Design and Development, Scott Dombowsky-Oneski - Cabinetmaking, Aaron Taves - Automobile Technology, Victoria Hislop - Cooking, Andrew Christensen - Welding, Alexandre Sidorchuk - Aircraft Maintenance, Gabriel Leblanc - Fashion Technology, Tanner Tendler - Heavy Vehicle Maintenance, Deanna Reynolds - Industrial Mechanics Millwright and Kevin Couderc-Dubois - IT Network Systems Administration.
WorldSkills Team Canada 2017 members gather at du Arena for the Closing Ceremony of WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017.

WorldSkills Team Canada 2017 had the opportunity to participate in several activities during the course of their visit to Abu Dhabi. They participated in the One School, One Country Programme, where schools in the host country are matched with a WorldSkills Member country or region. This gives students an opportunity to learn about the values, traditions and culture of the WorldSkills Member country or region they are matched up with and to learn more about skilled trade and technology careers. As the Canadian Member Organization of WorldSkills, Skills Canada was paired up with Hamoodah Bin Ali School. WorldSkills Team Canada 2017 also had the chance to participate in several local excursions that include activities such as dune driving and camel riding. The competitors were heralded for their accomplishments during Team Canada Night celebrations, held October 18th at Loca Restaurant, Abu Dhabi. 

WorldSkills Team Canada 2017 visit Hamoodah Bin Ali School for the One School, One Country Programme.
Nine WorldSkills alumni gathered for the WorldSkills Champions Trust, a project that connects WorldSkills and its' former competitors. These members are involved in the skills movement through their participation and contribution to WorldSkills events, enabling them to build a global network of colleagues and mentors. Jenica Branscombe, WorldSkills Team Canada 2011 competitor in Aesthetics, was one of the members that comprised the WorldSkills Champions Trust.
Read the press release and check out action shots of the 2017 WorldSkills Competition.
For a recap of WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017, visit: .
Skills/Compétences Canada Launched its 13th National Skilled Trades and Technology Week
Skills/Compétences Canada (SCC) held its 13th National Skilled Trades and Technology Week (NSTTW) to create awareness for students and educators about the diverse and lucrative career opportunities available in the skilled trades and technologies across Canada.
Skills Canada, in partnership with Skills Canada Alberta, hosted the official launch of NSTTW 2017 on November 7th, at the Shaw Conference Centre, in Edmonton. John Oates, President of Skills Canada along with Malcolm Haines, Dean of Northern Alberta Institute of Technology's School of Trades (NAIT), Aaron Taves, WorldSkills Team Canada 2017 competitor in Automobile Technology, Kate Campbell from HGTV's Decked Out, Disaster Decks, Deck Wars and Custom Built, officially launched the event with an exciting birdhouse challenge, which was sponsored by Stanley DeWalt. Spencer Mottus, Western Regional Manager - Specialty Products, Stanley Black & Decker, participated as the judge of this challenge.
John Oates, Kate Campbell, Spencer Mottus, Aaron Taves and Malcolm Haines participate in a birdhouse challenge. 
The Honourable David Eggen, Minister of Education, Government of Alberta, also attended as a keynote speaker and made a special announcement: $16.4 million in funding has been awarded for the province's dual credit program. This will better enable students to gain knowledge about their career options while still in high school. This initiative will have a positive impact on the provincial and the national economies as students will have the opportunity to develop the required knowledge and skills to enter tomorrow's workforce. To read the press release and see more photos of this event.
The Honourable David Eggen, Minister of Education, Government of Alberta, makes a special announcement during the launch of NSTTW. 
Following the official program, guests from industry, education, labour and government were invited to participate in an Essential Skills Work Ready Youth Program workshop, hosted by Marisa Sosa, Essential Skills Program Manager at Skills /Compétences Canada. Participants were introduced to the Essential Skills program through activities that will help improve Essential Skills for Canadian youth entering the workplace. Participants were also provided with Essential Skills based classroom resources.

Marisa Sosa from Skills/Compétences Canada engages participants in an Essential Skills Work Ready Youth Program workshop.

Skills Canada Alberta highlighted NSTTW by hosting the second Skills Exploration Days on November 7th and 8th. Hundreds of junior high school students gathered at the Shaw Conference Centre for an authentic skilled trade and technology career exploration experience. For more information, visit
Also highlighted at the event was the importance of Thinking - Problem Solving, one of the nine Essential Skills identified as fundamental to entering the skilled trade and technology industries. Innovation and digital skills were also highlighted as valued skills in the job market.
During the week, our provincial/territorial member organizations across the country held a series of events to promote skilled trade and technology activities in Canada.
WorldSkills Team Canada 2017 Gather on Parliament Hill for NSTTW
Fresh from their return from WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017, fifteen members of WorldSkills Team Canada 2017 traveled to Ottawa to share their competition experiences with elected officials during National Skilled Trades and Technology Week (NSTTW) in early November.
While on Parliament Hill, WorldSkills Team Canada 2017 spoke with the Honourable Patricia A. Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour and M.P. for Thunder Bay-Superior North, ON. They were also guests at a special lunch in the Parliamentary Restaurant where they were joined by Rodger Cuzner, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour and M.P for Cape Breton-Canso, N.S. Following this luncheon, WorldSkills Team Canada 2017 members attended Question Period in the House of Commons, and met with various Members of Parliament.

WorldSkills Team Canada 2017 along with Shaun Thorson, CEO of Skills/Compétences Canada, Lisa Frizzell, SCC National Board Member, Luc Morin, Team Leader, and the Hon. Patricia A. Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workplace Development and Labour, at Parliament Hill, in Ottawa.

WorldSkills Team Canada 2017 then headed to an evening reception in their honour which featured Try-A-Trade ® and Technology activities hosted by Consulab, the CWA Foundation and the Skills Canada Collision Repair Program.
Mr. Peter Schiefke, Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister (Youth) and
M.P for Vaudreuil-Soulanges, QC, spoke at the event about the importance of investing in Canada's youth and congratulated WorldSkills Team Canada 2017 on their performance at WoldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017.

Aaron Taves and Theodor Willert with M.P. Peter Schiefke.
In attendance were elected officials, sector leaders, embassy officials and Skills/Compétences Canada partners. Guests also heard from WorldSkills Team Canada 2017 members Daphné Héroux and Ashley Weber, who spoke about the profound impact Skills Canada programs have made on their life and career.
During their time in Ottawa, WorldSkills Team Canada 2017 also had the opportunity to meet other elected officials, including:

John Aldag, M.P. for Cloverdale-Langley City, B.C.
Larry Bagnell, M.P. for Yukon, YT
Daniel Blaikie, M.P. for Elmwood-Transcona, MB
Pat Kelly, M.P. for Calgary-Rocky Ridge, AB
Dominic Leblanc, M.P. for Beauséjour, N.B. and Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard
Cathy Macleod, M.P. for Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo, B.C.
Kevin Sorenson, M.P. for Battle River-Crowfoot, AB
Brad Trost, M.P. for Saskatoon-University, SK
Kevin Waugh, M.P. for Saskatoon-Grasswood, SK

WorldSkills Team Canada 2017 members Jun Zheng and Kyla Henry, both from Saskatchewan, with M.P. Kevin Waugh.

Read the press release and see additional photos.
Canadian Apprenticeship Forum/Forum Canadien sur l'Apprentissage (CAF-FCA) Hosts 'Youth + Jobs = Better Future' Event
On November 9th, during National Skilled Trades and Technology Week, CAF-FCA and SCC collaborated on several activities to promote skilled trade and technology careers to youth.  At the CAF-FCA event 'Youth + Jobs = Better Future', members of WorldSkills Team Canada 2017 acted as ambassadors to 100 local youth by facilitating discussions, sharing their experiences and providing career inspiration. Through small group discussions, students from diverse backgrounds answered questions to help create programs and inform policies. The goal was to help them find employment, better understand the available skilled trade career options, and talk about these careers with their parents, teachers and friends. Their feedback is being collected into a youth-driven employment strategy that the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum will share with government, educators and other apprenticeship stakeholders.

Participants present a visual summary of the day's discussions. 

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Upcoming Events

The 2018 Cannexus Conference
Join Skills/Compétences Canada (SCC) at the 2018 Cannexus Conference being held January 22-23, at the Shaw Centre, in Ottawa, ON. This event is Canada's largest conference for career counsellors, career development professionals and the career services sector.
SCC will participate in a Carousel Roundtable session on Monday, January 22, which will be held during the Block 3 Concurrent Session. Benefit from a 20-minute discussion and Q&A on the Essential Skills and skilled trade and technology careers. In addition to the Carousel Roundtable, visit SCC at their booth in the Plenary and Exhibitor Hall as we are the Re-Charge Station sponsor! Charge your various smart devices and chat with a SCC representative about skilled trade and technology initiatives and career opportunities for youth.
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The 2018 Skills Canada National Competition
Join us for the 24th Skills Canada National Competition, being held June 4 - 5, 2018, at the Edmonton EXPO Centre in Edmonton, Alberta.

The Skills Canada National Competition (SCNC) is the only national, multi-trade and technology competition for students and apprentices in the country. Every year, more than 550 young people from all regions of Canada come to SCNC to participate in over 40 skilled trade and technology competitions. By providing a forum where Canadian youth can compete at the national level, SCNC provides hands-on work experience related to skilled trade and technology careers. Through these competitions, Skills/Compétences Canada also seeks to raise awareness about skilled trade and technology sectors to Canadian youth and their influencers. Students must compete at local, regional and provincial/territorial events in order to represent their province/territory at SCNC.
Over 7,500 high school and middle school students are expected to visit during the two-day competition. There will be over 50 Try-A-Trade   ® and Technology activities available for visitors to try. The goal of these activities is to create awareness of the available skilled trade and technology career opportunities to youth who have not yet chosen their career paths.
SCNC 2018 highlights:
  • Approximately 7,500 student visitors
  • Over 50 Try-A-Trade® and Technology activities
  • Over 40 skill competitions representing six sectors: Construction; Employment; Information Technology; Manufacturing and Engineering; Transportation; Service
  • Over 550 secondary and post-secondary competitors from across Canada
  • Tie-in to the importance of the nine Essential Skills in the skilled trades and technologies
  • Essential Skills stage: partners can highlight their trades through interactive demonstrations during the two-day competition
  • Dedicated "Career Zone" where over 60 industry partners will demonstrate their brand or trade through interactive activities with visitors
  • VIP networking events attended by corporate sponsors, educators, national and provincial industry partners, labour and government stakeholders
  • SCNC 2018 is a qualifying year for approximately 31 candidates in 28 skill areas to have the opportunity to try out for WorldSkills Team Canada 2019, who will compete at the WorldSkills Competition being held in Kazan, Russia.
For more information, go to  .

For information about how to become involved please contact:
Gail Vent, Director, Business Development,

Mark your Calendar for WorldSkills Kazan 2019!
The 2019 WorldSkills Competition will be held August 29 - September 3, in Kazan, Russia, at the KAZAN EXPO International Exhibition Centre . The ancient city of Kazan, with its 1,000-year history, will host the participants of WorldSkills Competition. This will be the first time this event is hosted in Russia.
Photo courtesy of WorldSkills. 
The slogan of the event is "Skills For The Future" and the official hashtag of the competition is #skillsforthefuture . The event mascots, who were chosen through a national design contest, are a boy and a girl; two young professionals who work in the fields of science, technology, and art and have the necessary skills to achieve success. These mascots represent youth, prowess, intelligence, and friendship. They inspire others by their own example and the slogan of the event "Skills For The Future".
For more information on WorldSkills Kazan 2019 and to stay up-to-date, visit: Follow them on Twitter! #WorldSkillsKZN

In dustry News and Stories
Jennifer Green Paves the Way for Women in Non-Traditional Trades
Skills/Compétences Canada (SCC) spoke with SCC alumni Jennifer Green about her decision to pursue a career in Industrial Mechanics Millwright.
Although Jennifer was initially enrolled in Forensic Criminology, she had an ongoing interest in the technical field. She came across a college course guide where she read the description for Industrial Mechanic Millwright and found the description suited her skill set perfectly. She then made the decision to change career paths and the rest is history!
In her third year of apprenticeship, one of her instruct o rs at Conestoga College asked if she would be interested in competing at a Skills Canada Provincial Competition. Initially she hesitated, however, her instructor encou raged her by telling her he knew she could do it. The support of her company, college, family and friends gave Jennifer the additional encouragement she needed, and she agreed to compete. Winning the gold medal at the Skills Canada Ontario Provincial Competition and the silver medal at the 2012 Skills Canada National Competition earned her the respect from her peers and changed her life. The Skills Competitions gave Jennifer confidence in and knowledge about her trade as well as the courage to try new things. From this point, promoting the trades became one of her passions.
Jennifer acknowledges she's fortunate to have had several mentors throughout the years, including her teachers at Conestoga College, who helped her train for the Skills Competitions, and at her company during her apprenticeship, who taught her the tricks of the trade and provided assistance and support when she needed it. Skills Canada Ontario and Skills/Compétences Canada also had a positive impact on her career path as they provided the resources and connections that allowed her to flourish in her trade. This experience has also lead Jennifer to do volunteer work to support women in the trade and technology sectors. Jennifer has been involved with Skills Canada Ontario since 2005, giving presentations, keynote speeches and mentoring others. In 2017, she joined the Canada 150 SCC Alumni Group and is now President of the Skills Canada Ontario Alumni Association. They're currently working with the Skills Canada Member Organizations to start Alumni Associations across the country, and creating a National Alumni Committee.
A few members of the Canada 150 SCC Alumni Group, including Jennifer Green, with Minister Hajdu at SCNC 2017, in Winnipeg. 
According to a recent survey, women account for only 4.5% of skilled trade workers in Canada (Source: The Canadian Press). Jennifer believes that in order to attract more women in the trades it's important to introduce students to them at an early age so they can make informed decisions. Providing information on available careers ensures that young women are aware of the options available to them before they select courses they'd like to enroll in. A few changes have been implemented to encourage women to pursue skilled trade careers. Some high schools and colleges offer all female classes for non-traditional trade courses such as Industrial Mechanical Millwright . This allows young women who may be uneasy in a male dominated class the opportunity to explore the skilled trades in a more comfortable environment. Additionally, some companies such as Linamar offer apprenticeships and scholarships to female applicants to encourage women to pursue a career in the skilled trades.
Jennifer Green currently works as a Maintenance Planner/Scheduler at the Upper Grand District School Board. She was able to combine her passion for her trade with her love of planning. Jennifer's previous experience as a Millwright has helped her in her job as she's worked on the equipment and she understands the possible challenges that may arise. She can also estimate realistic job timelines and create effective programs. The best advice Jennifer can offer to future generations is follow the career path that they want and are passionate about. Be informed, discover as much as possible, talk to people who work in the profession of interest, and ask as many questions as possible. Doing the research will better enable youth to make an informed decision about their career choices.
Contributed by: DeWalt     
What's Trending? #TradeTech
The construction landscape is an ever evolving one. Over the last 25 years there have been many changes in the technology employed by the construction trades. From the first digital levels to point layout using GPS and laser based systems, we have seen an ever-increasing prevalence of technology in the trades. However, these innovations were only the beginning steps. To keep up with the demands of the industry, new technology is coming online for construction and the most fascinating changes are happening right now.
CLOUD-CONNECTED JOB SITES - Integrating ruggedized mobile technology on site isn't new. However, moving forward, we are seeing cloud-based solutions create connections that allow data to flow back and forth from the office to the site. This allows for better communications between contractors and owners, and ultimately saves time and money by eliminating downtime and more efficiently managing project plans and information.
5D BIM - Most of us are accustomed to the concept of three-dimensional (3D) CAD drawings and have become familiar with the Building Information Modelling (BIM) process, which allows a project model to be managed through the entire lifecycle, from concept through construction and into future maintenance. Adding in two additional dimensions-cost and time-makes this process even more intuitive. Changes in materials or design can be viewed in real-time, allowing for rapid response to conflict resolution, cost overruns and scheduling issues.
VR/AR/Mixed Reality - Virtual, augmented and mixed reality systems are helping users not only see but interact with building components before ground is broken and throughout the construction process, yielding an unprecedented level of insight. Because systems are getting more compact and portable, the opportunity for the development and use of VR/AR/Mixed Reality training aids is becoming more and more appealing.
UAVs - More commonly referred to as drones, these unmanned vehicles can be used for a number of purposes, both before and after construction begins. Preprogrammed flight waypoints allow project progress to be regularly and accurately mapped over time using aerial photos and 3D images, and allow for better allocation of resources and identification of potential safety hazards.
Keeping up with change can be challenging, but is at the same time rewarding. It means more productive, safer job sites with better quality builds. To stay ahead of the technology curve, a focus on training is a must. The United Association is a union of more than 350,000 piping professionals, including over 57,000 Canadian Plumbers, Steamfitters/Pipefitters, Gasfitters, Oil Heat System Installers, Sprinkler Fitters, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanics, Welders and Instrumentation and Control Technicians. In order to remain at the forefront of technological advancements and ensure that we maintain the most highly skilled workforce, our investments in training are second to none in the construction industry. We have been training our members for over 127 years to be leaders in every facet of the piping industry including current and future advances in technology.
If Canada is to be recognized as a leader in innovation, we will all have to embrace and adapt to the coming changes. UA Canada welcomes and has chosen to help drive positive change. We welcome the challenge... will you join us?
Contributed by: UA Canada  
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