Careers: The Next Generation promotes trades careers to youth in Alberta

EDMONTON- A shortage of skilled trades workers is a longtime concern in Alberta and shows no sign of abating.

In fact, with the economy expanding through a variety of new energy projects, the shortfall could be as many as 70,000 trades people by 2020. Although immigration may address some vacancies, the surest way to fill those jobs is with homegrown talent.

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