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Join Us in Steering the Future!

Automotive Sector Council and its partners are excited to announce that TestDrive, our Youth engagement initiative is looking for engaged industry champions! TestDrive introduces Grade 10 and 11 high school students to the motive power trades through a 200 hour paid work placement.  This provides the student the opportunity to learn about the amazing career […]

Canada Summer Job Grants 2020

While you are getting ready for winter, digging out shovels and putting on your snow tires, Automotive Sector Council is here to help you prepare for next summer. The Canada Summer Jobs program is a government grant that offers support for employers providing supervised career-related work experience for youth employees.  Employers can receive hiring grants up to […]

The Provincial Government wants feedback from Industry

  The provincial government wants to hear your thoughts about programs that aim to serve us and about the provincial economy.  We are looking for you to complete a short survey to help provide them with important feedback to better serve our sector.  It’s important that we have our say. The online survey takes about […]

TestDrive

Since 1993, there has been a 94% increase in job postings for Automotive Technicians across Canada.  As a motive power employer, you are well aware of the stats and the real difficulties in acquiring and retaining skilled employees.  We have a desperate need to introduce youth to the Motive Power trades and its incredible career […]

Community Sector Council Training

Our partners the Community Sector Council are hosting training this month on Community Engaged Research, Building an Intercultural Workplace and we’re excited to be attending a session on Board Governance. https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/stronger-together-community-engaged-research-clari-central-region-tickets-61568553200 https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/building-an-intercultural-workplace-leadership-lab-central-tickets-61316016857 https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/board-governance-central-region-tickets-65171294095