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VIDEO: Journal of Commerce Preview for the week of September 21st, 2015

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by JOC Digital Media

In this week's preview, we look at some of the stories we'll be covering in the Journal of Commerce for the week of September 21st, 2015.

A Langley, B.C. non-profit is taking a new approach to apprenticeship. SkillSource is finding and matching apprentices and employers, providing an alternate path to the traditional route used by most apprentices.

Staff writer Russell Hixson has a story about a new position created by the Capital Regional District on Vancouver Island to restore trust in its stalled sewage treatment plant project, and correspondent Peter Caulfield has a story in the shift in modular worker housing construction from the oilsands of Alberta to worksite in British Columbia. Caulfield also has a story about a mobile geographic information system (GIS) app built to assist with planning TransCanada's upcoming B.C. pipeline.

Stephen Bauld has a column about proper material cost specifications and tenders, and this week's feature video is an interview with University of British Columbia assistant professor Chris McLeod from the recent Road Builders and Heavy Construction Association's fall conference in Kelowna, B.C.

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