Media CoverageMar 29, 2019

LNG Canada official excited that more girls are entering trades training programs

What I'm really pretty excited about is the number of young girls that see this as an opportunity -- we're seeing both young men and young women get engaged in the trades early so that they can have the jobs of the future.

- Susannah Pierce, Director of External Affairs, LNG Canada

Eighteen indigenous and non-indigenous youth, aged 11 to 17 years-old, spent a week learning about welding safety, gas metal-arc welding and other aspects of the LNG industry as part of LNG Canada's Arc and Spark welding camp at the Kitimat Valley Institute, co-sponsored by the CWB Welding Foundation. Pierce says the future of the industry—and the future of the northwest—depends on getting young people involved in trades training.

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