Dear Students and Parents/Guardians,

On behalf of Build a Dream and in partnership with School Boards across Ontario, you are invited to TRADES WEEK – a FREE 2-day event taking place on Wednesday, May 19 and Thursday, May 20 from 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm for parents and high school students.

This interactive virtual event will highlight opportunities in several careers, along with OYAP/Pre-apprenticeship to better assist students to make informed career choices.

This event will include careers in the following SKILLED TRADES:

  • Industrial
  • Construction
  • Motive Power
  • Service

Parents play critical roles in the education of their children. This is an opportunity for families to learn collaboratively about the many careers in these growing sectors.  The event features:

  • Keynote speakers and informative panelists
  • Q&A with speakers and industry reps
  • Career planning advice and a skilled trades career guide
  • A live demonstration to illustrate the impact of Trades
  • FREE pizza (for early registrants)
  • Games, Prizes, Survey and More!

Register today at:

Use the password: TheFutureIsTrades

For additional information, please contact

Please refer to the attached poster for more details.

TradesWeek-Student Poster