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Paul de Jong

Active supporter of skilled construction trades, and promoter of a Canadian construction industry that is fair and open for all.

As President of the Progressive Contractors Association of Canada (PCA), Paul has over 25 years of experience in labour relations, government relations, strategic management, training, and legal issues. He has served on a variety of boards, including the CLAC Health and Welfare Trust Fund, the Alberta Construction Safety Association and the Construction Owners Association of Alberta Respect in the Workplace Committee. Paul is a member of the Alberta Labour Relations Board.
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It's Time For B.C. To Rethink Skills Training Approach

Graduation ceremonies are underway at high schools across the province, as students get set to take their skills to the next level. At 84 per cent, B.C.'s high school graduation rate has never been higher. While that's reason to celebrate, we should also be asking why the province's apprenticeship programs aren't achieving anywhere near the same success rates.
06/28/2016 02:54 EDT