News Archives

November 20, 2013 - Maker Movement Coming to Schools in BC

Maker Days re-claim the human spirits' desire to create, innovate, play and tinker

November 4, 2013 - The New Mentorship Project is Announced

Program supports young apprentices in launching trades careers

Aug 29, 2013 - ITA Announces New Apprenticeship Advisors

Apprenticeship Advisors to be Located Regionally across BC

June 14, 2013 - Former Burns Lake Sawmill Workers Graduate Pre-Apprenticeship Program

LMA-funded program readies workers for employment following 2012 explosion

May 22, 2013 - ITA Awards First Occupational Certificates

New credential will open provincial certification to more industries

March 28, 2013 - Over 1,000 Okanagan Employers Celebrated

More sponsors are still needed

March 8, 2013 - High Number of Women in BC's Skilled Trades

ITA celebrates the rising number of female apprentices in BC.

January 25, 2013 - Over 100 Northwest BC Employers Celebrated in Terrace

More employer sponsors still needed to fulfill BC's potential prosperity.

November 22, 2012 - ITA Contributes Funds to Raise Awareness Among Youth

ITA provides funding to Skills Canada BC for its 2013 Regional Skills Competition for youth, grades 6-10.

September 21, 2012 - ITA Update Report NENAS Open House

New funding and programs in support of Aboriginal people in the trades announced at National Aboriginal Day celebration.

September 20, 2012 - Tradeworks News Release

Funding announced to support women in trades.

June 21, 2012 - News Release - National Aboriginal Day

New funding and programs in support of Aboriginal people in the trades announced at National Aboriginal Day celebration.

April 19, 2012 Joint News Release - Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Innovation/Industry Training Authority

Celebrating a record-breaking year in trades training.

March 8, 2012 - News Release - International Women's Day

The ITA Women in Trades Training initiative marks milestone participant numbers on International Women's Day.

October 31, 2011 - News Release - National Trades Tech Week

Can the province meet the demand for skilled jobs?