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Daily Media Report recap: June 18 to July 2, 2020

2020.07.02

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on women in the skilled trades. The federal government announces short-term employment for young Canadians in STEM fields. The next iteration of APEGA’s The PEG magazine. These were the most-read stories from the Daily Media Report in late June.

‘She-cession:’ While nearly 30 per cent of the workforce in manufacturing labour force prior to the pandemic were women, Daily Commercial News looked at how women were disproportionately impacted by the pandemic and how this has affected the representation of women in the industry.

STEM employment: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that the federal government will create 500 short-term employment opportunities for recent graduates and youth in the natural resources field.

The PEG: APEGA released the next iteration of its The PEG magazine in recognition of the regulator’s centennial. The PEG is now a new section on the APEGA website.