Creating Space: Federal government invests $247 million into opening apprenticeship positions

Halifax, Nova Scotia — Federal officials made quite the splash at the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum’s 2022 National Apprenticeship Conference in Halifax this week, announcing a nearly $247 million into 13 projects geared towards setting up small and medium-sized businesses with the ability to offer apprenticeship training opportunities. The government says in its press release that […]

For the Future: Canadian Apprenticeship Forum to update 2009 study on ROI in apprenticeship

Victoria, British Columbia ⁠— British Columbians and skilled trades employers will soon learn more about the economic value of apprenticeships, thanks to a study funded by the B.C. government and the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum (CAF-FCA).  In 2006 and 2009, CAF-FCA conducted two national studies to calculate the economic return on training investment for skilled trades […]

The Canadian Apprenticeship Forum is now accepting nominations for its Board of Directors

Toronto, Ontario — The Canadian Apprenticeship Forum is now accepting nominations for its Board of Directors. “This is a great opportunity for those who want to be involved in setting the organization’s strategic direction and overseeing its work on behalf of Canada’s apprenticeship community,” says the forum.  The Board is accepting nominations for the following […]

All for One: Canadian Apprenticeship Forum hosts Apprentices with Disabilities awareness webinar

Ottawa, Ontario — How inclusive is your workplace? On June 8, the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum (CAF) held the Apprentices with Disabilities webinar, where attendees were invited to learn about challenges those with disabilities face as apprentices and resources that may help them. Panellist Emily Arrowsmith, project manager and researcher at CAF presented participants with statistics […]

Registrations open for Innovations in Apprenticeship workshop

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Ottawa, Ontario — July 4, 2017 — The Canadian Apprenticeship Forum is hosting a two-day workshop on the future of apprenticeships, taking place October 26 and 27 at the Delta Ottawa City Centre. The workshop, titled “Innovations in Apprenticeship: does technology support learning and inclusion?” will teach attendees about alternate delivery options for apprenticeship technical training, […]