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Volunteering Abroad: West Africa

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In the summer of 2015 I had the unique opportunity to take my skilled trade abroad to West Africa.  A nongovernmental organization (NGO) called the Himalayan Institute (HI) was looking for a plumber to help train local staff and perform repairs on their 10,000 square foot building.  They were gearing up to host a guided […]

Tradespeople of Calgary: Joshua Ferguson

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When Joshua Ferguson (30) graduated from high school, being a tradesman was the last thing on his mind, especially being a plumber. “The industry isn’t always held in the highest regards. I never grew up wanting to be a plumber. I thought plumbers were dirty people who just cleaned out toilets and that’s it,” Ferguson […]