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News & Events

Stay connected to the latest news in the apprenticeship community and find out when CAF-FCA is holding an event in your area.

CAF-FCA publishes two electronic newsletters per month. Apprenticeship Intelligence, a member-only publication, keeps our members informed about CAF-FCA’s projects, research and activities. Apprenticeship News is available to the apprenticeship community at large — reaching more 6,000 stakeholders with updates from across Canada and around the world.

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2017 Board Elections

November 1, 2017

The results of CAF-FCA’s 2017 Board election were affirmed by members at the Annual General Meeting on October 26th in Ottawa, Ontario. Seats in the Education, Employer, Jurisdiction and Labour constituencies were subject to election.  The CAF-FCA Board is a dedicated group of volunteer Directors drawn from all corners of Canada’s apprenticeship community. Many thanks… Read more »

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Canadian Apprenticeship Journal

October 19, 2017

To support the Flexibility and Innovation in Apprenticeship Technical Training (FIATT) initiative funded by the federal government, the CAF-FCA opened up a dialogue with apprenticeship stakeholders about the challenges that apprentices and their employers face when it comes to technical training.  A new issue of the Canadian Apprenticeship Journal contains articles submitted from across the… Read more »

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Apprentices in Canada ePanel

As an apprentice, you work in a rapidly changing, technology-intensive environment. You face the competing pressures of employment and technical training, and the need to excel in both to complete your apprenticeship. You might not realize there’s a community of stakeholders behind you. Made up of employers, unions, educators, regulators and many others, the apprenticeship… Read more »

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2018 National Apprenticeship Conference

CAF-FCA is pleased to announce the Theme Partner for its next national conference, taking place June 10-12, 2018 in Montréal, QC. The Canadian Operating Engineers Joint Apprenticeship and Training Council (COEJATC) – a Canada-wide network of training institutions that conduct heavy equipment, crane, and safety training – will be the lead sponsor at the biennial… Read more »

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CAF-FCA hosts in-person and virtual events designed to give the apprenticeship community opportunities to share best practices and collaborate to address common challenges. Regional roundtables occur across the country, bringing local stakeholders together to discuss various topics, learn from apprenticeship research and discover new resources. Interactive online events provide one-hour sessions to showcase promising initiatives and programs from every corner of Canada. Every two years, CAF-FCA organizes a national conference, bringing together more than 500 apprenticeship stakeholders to share ideas and discuss ways to enhance Canada’s apprenticeship systems.


The Future of Apprenticeship in Canada: Impact of Technology webinar

December 13, 2017   •  1:00PM ESTonline

Bobby Watt, founder of RJW Stonemasons joins us on December 13 for the last topic in our Future of Apprenticeship in Canada web series, The Impact of Technology.  He will share how his team of tradespeople adopted and adapted modern technologies to suit the unique requirements of the of the West Block Rehabilitation Project.

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National Conference

This popular biennial event attracts more than 500 apprenticeship stakeholders to sessions that highlight promising practices and innovative solutions related to apprenticeship training.

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Current Initiatives

Learn more about the projects, activities, events and workshops currently underway at CAF-FCA.

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