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    :: Wednesday, December 24, 2008 ::

    Number of Newfoundland and Labrador women in skilled trades increasing - Canadian Employment Law Today Article Another promotional campaign is aimed at younger female students, encouraging them to register for six new high school skilled trades courses. The goal is to increase the female participation rate of these courses from the current 25 per cent to 50 per cent.

    The number of women registering for skilled trades in the province has increased by 35 per cent since 2004, according to Joan Burke, Newfoundland and Labrador’s Minister of Education.
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