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    :: Sunday, April 01, 2007 ::

    Exposing youth to construction trades - By KORKY KOROLUK, Daily Commercial News, Canada
    Is she thinking of one day becoming a carpenter?

    “Well, yeah. I think it might be interesting work. Or maybe electrical work.

    “I don’t want to stay in school forever. I think you can earn money when you’re an apprentice. I know you still have to do school work, but I don’t mind school work too much if I can get away sometimes.”

    All over an exhibition pavilion, similar scenes were being enacted. Students were taking turns on a scaffold, decked out in safety harness and learning how to tie off correctly.

    Elsewhere, would-be ironworkers (also properly tied off) were walking carefully along a beam installed just a few inches above the floor.
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