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Cool tools heading to area schools

A $200,000 donation is expected to help address the skilled-trade labour shortage in the precision metalworking sector by purchasing equipment to upgrade high school manufacturing facilities.

Skilled trades programs in schools. (CTV News Barrie)

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The Transient Marine at the base of Bayfield Street in Barrie on Nov., 7, 2021. (Steve Mansbridge/CTV)

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