UA Trainer with Candice Gibson, Welder
Employer NS, Employers' Stories

UA Local 56

UA Local 56 Making Space for Women.
The Nova Scotia Office to Advance Women Apprentices opened in 2019 and quickly found an ally in UA Local 56.

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Employer SK, Employers' Stories

Boilermakers Local 555

The Saskatchewan Office to Advance Women Apprentices had its first success story with the support of a true ally: the Boilermakers’ Local 555.

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Tracy Fedorowich SK Welder
Tradeswoman SK, Tradeswoman Stories

Tracy Fedorowich, Welder

Meet Tracy Fedorowich, a Saskatchewan welder, who has an important message for women looking to blaze a new trail: Never give up.

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Forge Construction
Employer - MB, Employers' Stories

Forge Construction

Forge-ing Ahead
Sometimes the Office to Advance Women Apprentices brings the tradeswomen to the employers, sometimes the tradeswoman brings the employers to the office!

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Partner MB, Partner NS, Partner SK, Partner Stories

Canada’s Building Trades Unions (CBTU)

The CBTU is invested in diversifying the workforce! Find out more about our partnership and how we’re working together to get more women employed in the trades.

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Renee Yetman
Tradeswoman MB, Tradeswoman Stories

Renee Yetman, Construction

Growing up in Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation in northern Manitoba, Renee had always enjoyed working with her hands. She found work with a drywall company and enjoyed the physicality of the work.

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Candice Gibson NS Welder | OAWA
Tradeswoman NS, Tradeswoman Stories

Candice Gibson, Welder

Coast to Coast and Beyond!
Candice Gibson never imagined her dream job was just around the corner.

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Melissa Smith Carpenter | OAWA PEI
Tradeswoman PE, Tradeswoman Stories

Melissa Smith, Carpenter

Dreams Do Come True
Melissa Smith always wanted to be a carpenter; she wanted to make things with her hands.

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