Local communities benefit from Metrolinx transit projects

Landing a good paying job, with transferable skills, gave Renee Roy a stable income and the opportunity to make a home. She’s now an Operating Engineer apprentice working on the Eglinton Crosstown project and her life has changed dramatically since she started working with Crosslinx Transit Solutions, the consortium building the future LRT line. “I wasn’t getting full hours before Crosslinx. I was from site … Continue reading Local communities benefit from Metrolinx transit projects

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The community benefits of building transit can start before the new service begins. We recently entered into an agreement with government agencies, business, labour and the local community to provide apprenticeship opportunities during the construction phase of the Eglinton Crosstown project.  The Apprenticeship Declaration sets a goal that 10% of all trade and crafting hours for the project will be completed by apprentices and journeypersons … Continue reading News Roundup