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Victoria sheet metal apprentice Ryan Elder (left) and others work on crafting a binnacle, a housing for a ship’s compass, during the practical portion of the Canadian Sheet Metal and Roofing Competition at Ship Point. Don Descoteau/Victoria News

WATCH: Trades workers brought into spotlight at Victoria’s Inner Harbour

Sheet metal, roofing apprentices compete for national bragging rights

 

Amy Carr, a sheet metal fabricator at Lewis Sheet Metal, prepares a filter rack to be welded. The Red Seal certified journeyman was honoured with a B.C. Construction Leadership Award for her work in advocating to keep women in the trades industry.                                Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS

Victoria sheet metal worker honoured with B.C. Construction Leadership Awards

Advocating to keep women in the trades, Amy Carr thankful to be recognized in her industry

 

Workers for marine related trades are in high demand, so the Victoria Esquimalt Harbour Society is establishing an award to support students studying in the field at Camosun College. News file photo

Victoria Esquimalt Harbour Society supports Camosun students

Fundraiser will establish an award to aid those studying marine trades