IM Lawrence – Lawrence Heights Revitalization Project

Instructors from the OIFSC led a crew from the IM Lawrence project in installing some mirrors into a dance studio/gym.  The IM Lawrence project is a mixed income housing project aimed at revitalizing an area near Wilson and Bathurst.  More information can be found on their website here.  The OIFSC represented […]

Future Building London 2016

Instructors from the OIFSC spent 3 days in London Ontario supporting the Ontario Construction Secretariat’s annual Future Building. “Future Building is an interactive three-day exhibition that provides young career seekers with the opportunity to experience hands-on activities in all areas of the construction sector. In addition, the exhibition will showcase […]

Glazier Pre-Apprenticeship 2016 – Glass Replacement Project

On April 15th and 22nd 2016, the IUPAT Glazier Pre-Apprenticeship program from the OIFSC went downtown to 60 Brant St. to learn some basic Glazing and contribute to a good cause.  Excitement was in the air as instructors Ron Leroux and Tim Duong led the Pre-Apprentices in removing and replacing […]

Working at Heights Update

IHSA has been approved as a Training Provider for the Working at Heights Fall Prevention Course. This course now meets the requirements of the Working at Heights Training Standard released by the Prevention Office of the Ontario Ministry of Labour. Anyone who completed a Working at Heights course prior to March 16 will have to take the final approved version before April 1, 2017.

Canada Apprentice Loan

A new initiative by the Canadian Government, offers registered apprentices interest free loans to assist them in their studying